Much has been said on Catalonia's declaration of independence from Spain. But is it legal? Alfonso Valero, principal lecturer in law at Nottingham Law School, considers the case.
Shirley Brookes is stepping down and will be replaced by Ed Stacey as head of legal services
ECIJA and Antas da Cunha have joined forces to create a new Iberian law firm with a strong focus on TMT.
LAW FIRM MANAGEMENT
UK law firms are suffering from increased competition, poor adaption of cutting edge technology and rising fee-earner costs.
LegalZoom is launching a range of services through its UK ABS and predicts a profit for the company going forward.
Partners may be making more money than ever but they cannot remain immune to the powerful forces of change engulfing law.
LITIGANTS IN PERSON
Family courts are finding the rapidly increasing number of litigants in person a drain on resources.
REAL ESTATE HIRES
German law firm Schalast has established a new real estate group with two high profile hires.
LAW FIRM EXPANSION
The City of London law firm is beefing up its funds operation as it hires Mason Hayes & Curran's head of funds.
Start-up Finboot, which creates a digital platform for smart contracts, has won the first Legal Tech Competition organised by Garrigues at South Summit.