20 May 2019
China is embroiled in a bilateral trade war with the US but the international legal community is unlikely to panic. Foreign law firms are used to playing a long game there, hears Marialuisa Taddia
From maximising connections to considering the finer details: the most helpful steps when building a business on your own.
15 April 2019
The law on domestic abuse, coercive control and violence has changed. But antiquated attitudes die hard and every step forward is a struggle, hears Melanie Newman
25 February 2019
What has changed since the #MeToo movement reached the legal profession? Eduardo Reyes reflects on a turbulent year for allegations, high-profile departures – and resistance to change
21 January 2019
As the government battles to fulfil its pledges on tackling modern slavery, Grania Langdon-Down discovers that professionals are also under huge pressure to help crack down on such criminality.
An unquenchable drive is in Janet Legrand’s DNA. This catapulted the Woman Lawyer of the Year 2018 to the helm of global firm DLA Piper and into the heart of international dispute resolution, writes Jonathan Rayner
14 January 2019
Many unmarried couples are unaware of their lack of legal rights in the event of separation or death, but will a growing appetite for reform actually change ‘outdated’ laws? Marialuisa Taddia reports
Legal tech proponents are dividing into opposing camps. One says the industry should stay within its comfort zone, the other can’t wait to jump on the innovation bandwagon.
Council met at Chancery Lane for the last time in 2018 on 5 December.
10 December 2018
Taiwan is looking beyond China to develop wider business links – and this could be good news for UK law firms specialising in international trade. Marialuisa Taddia reports
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