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Records expose Margaret Thatcher’s “disquiet” about solicitors

30th December 2014

Recent declassified records from the 1980s have highlighted that then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher ordered her lord chancellor to look into ways to improve the “efficiency and probity” of…

Law firms advise on EE takeover

18th December 2014

It was recently announced that British multinational telecommunications services company BT is to look into the acquisition of mobile network operator EE, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Clifford Chance and…

Apple in-house lawyers take on the media

11th December 2014

Apple’s team of lawyers have made headlines once more thanks to a video testimony from Steve Jobs himself. The video has caused a media storm as major publications make a claim for the company to release the…

London lawyer jobs affected by parental leave

4th December 2014

Legislation has come into effect this week as the government passes a ruling that will allow for parents to share parental leave equally. The new legislation is due to come into force for parents of babies born on or…

More legal powers to police in anti-terror war

25th November 2014

The Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that new measures are to be put in place to better help police forces fight the war on terror in Britain. In the announcement it has been outlined that police and…

The legal jargon dictionary

21st November 2014

Whether you are a law student, NQ or just seeking legal advice, legalese and legal speak is often complicated and confusing. It can take some time to get to grips with all of the specific terms and legal jargon, and…

Law firm confidence at a high

19th November 2014

The latest study from accountancy firm Smith & Williamson has found law firm business confidence at an eight-year high. The figures come from that of the firm’s 20th annual law firm survey and found…

Firms advising on the Gherkin sale

11th November 2014

The firms advising on the £700m sale of London’s landmark Gherkin building have been announced as Baker & McKenzie, CMS Cameron McKenna and Taylor Wessing. The news comes as Brazilian billionaire…