Rise in volume of work sees new arrivals join shipping litigation and ship finance teams from firms including Hill Dickinson and WFW
European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.
Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.
The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) and the Deutscher Anwaltverein (DAV) have launched their joint European Lawyers in Lesvos project, aimed at providing legal assistance to migrants requiring international protection.
One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.
Chinese law firm Yingke has opened an office in Greece, its 27th overseas. The new office will work in a strategic partnership between Yingke and Machas & Partners, an Athens-based law firm founded in 2011 that also has offices in London and Monaco.
In an unexpected turn of events, the Greek government is going to deal with the contentious Elgin marbles by diplomatic means, despite advice from Amal Clooney to use international law to regain the national treasures.
Both the new Greek government and the troika would like to see the country's shipping magnates contribute more to the country's financial restructuring but a 1953 clause in the constitution, said to be penned by Shearman & Sterling, is saving them.
A small number of law firms are getting disproportionate amounts of criminal Legal Aid work through their close relationships with the police, according to MPs on a parliamentary committee.