Legal News

Allen & Overy opens in Abu Dhabi

Allen & Overy (A&O) has confirmed it will open a third office in the Middle East – in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Ab

19 Jul 2007

Ombudsman unimpressed with Law Society

The Law Society’s complaints-handling procedure is “well short of where a modern, customer-focused organisation should be”, according to The Legal Se

19 Jul 2007

Behind bars: Moving from red to Brown

There is a terrific section in Doris Lessing’s Golden Notebook about old lefties and Stalin. Written in the ‘50s, it is a relentlessly brilliant novel

13 Jul 2007

Surviving marketing

Originally from Legal Marketing magazine vol 1 Issue 6: If the number of recruitment ads posted every day from the likes of PSMG and PM Forum are anything

07 Mar 2007

New legal aid contracts: welcome to the sausage factory?

Legal aid lawyers warned today that the new Standard Terms for the new Unified Contracts released by the Legal Services Commission on Monday (26 February)

28 Feb 2007

How should environmental protection law be enforced?

The European Commission's draft directive last week proposing to criminalise breaches of environmental protection law has been received with scepticism by

09 Feb 2007

Cindy Barnett

The Magistrates Association chairman shares her thoughts on a more efficient criminal justice system and communit

09 Feb 2007

Should Sexual Orientation Regulations include religious exemptions?

Catholic adoption agencies last night (29 January) appeared to have failed in their attempt to secure an exemption from the new Sexual Orientation Regulati

25 Jan 2007

Geoffrey Vos QC

The chairman of the Bar Council talks about encouraging new entrants into th

19 Jan 2007

Paul Hastings' IP hire

Jason Raeburn has joined the London office


Kennedys' corporate appointment

Matthew Poli, formerly of BLM, will join the team


ELA elects chair

A lawyer from Capsticks Solicitors has been elected to the role


Bar Standards Board chair

Kathryn Stone OBE will succeed the Rt Hon Baroness Blackstone


Rouse appoints new chairperson

New chair Paul Raleigh has impressive experience


DWF real estate hire

Damian Fleming will join DWF's London office


Armstrong Teasdale hires from Phillips & Leigh

The new team includes four partners


Brodies: Tony Jones QC and two solicitor advocates

Already a QC in Scotland, Jones may now represent clients in English and Welsh courts


Irwin Mitchell appoints IP partner

Marcus Collins was formerly at White & Case


Dual appointment at Ward Hadaway

The Manchester office's commercial team has gained two lawyers


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