All Interview articles

  • Dana-Denis-Smith

    Make me a match

    30 September 2019

    Why send legal work to outsourcing centres in India, when top lawyers here sit idle? Dana Denis-Smith talks to Eduardo Reyes about women in the law and her thriving 1,700-lawyer legal support business

  • Sarah Henwood

    Scoring centuries

    5 August 2019

    Sarah Henwood talks to Eduardo Reyes about running the world’s oldest law firm.

  • Simon Davis

    Magic touch

    8 July 2019

    New Law Society president Simon Davis is determined to combat a collapse of trust in the professions which dates back to the financial crisis. But how? Paul Rogerson reports

  • Therese Pritchard

    At the double

    24 June 2019

    A news report and a clandestine coffee in Berlin created a transatlantic firm with a billion-dollar turnover, led by two women co-chairs. Eduardo Reyes talks to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew

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    Class warrior

    3 June 2019

    Solicitor Walter Merricks CBE has been catapulted into the headlines by his record-breaking class action against Mastercard.

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    Born fighter

    29 April 2019

    Securing accountability for violence against women and girls drives campaigning lawyer Harriet Wistrich, hears Melanie Newman

  • Michael castle 2

    Breaking new ground

    15 April 2019

    As a magic circle lifer one of Michael Castle’s toughest assignments was paving the way for development of Arsenal FC’s iconic Highbury stadium. Recently headhunted to lead Deloitte’s ambitious legal arm he now has more hallowed turf in his sights, hears Jonathan Rayner

  • Andrew lockley 3

    Inside job

    11 March 2019

        Andrew Lockley followed a career founded on legal aid with a term as a board member at the much-criticised Legal Aid Agency. So what has it been like on the inside? asks Eduardo Reyes

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    Minority report

    25 February 2019

    Wesley Gryk gave up a lucrative career as a Wall Street corporate lawyer to take up the mantle of penniless asylum seekers and the rights of lesbian and gay couples. Jonathan Rayner met him

  • Gerald Shamash

    Interview: Gerald Shamash

    1 October 2018

    Gerald Shamash has represented errant members of parliament, hacking victims, and butchers’ insurers over limbs lost to sharp professional blades. Eduardo Reyes  met him

  • 425 susan bright

    High Atlantic

    30 July 2018

    Susan Bright, managing partner of Hogan Lovells in London, tells why partnerships are not like corporates and how she likes nothing better than a blank sheet of paper.