Archive for February, 2007

Lawyers and Clients

Saturday, February 24th, 2007 at 10:32

I have just written two new papers. The first on the tripartite relationship between bankers, lawyers and clients, which attempts to re-analyse how we should understand lawyer-client relationships. The second paper, with a partner from Olswangs, looks at how lawyers, specifically real estate finance lawyers, structure transactions. The argument is that structure, more than anything […]

[Click the post title to read more...]

Promotion to Partnership Tournament

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 at 16:07

Bill Henderson has a telling post on the longitudinal changes in the promotion to partnership tournament in law firms at the Empirical Legal Studies Blog. It seems this year’s big rise in associate salaries disguises a drop in the rate at which partners are being made and a decrease in the numbers of equity partners […]

[Click the post title to read more...]

Lows and Highs

Thursday, February 1st, 2007 at 16:45

After practising the turns down the gentle slope, bending the outside leg, I was feeling that skiing wasn’t so difficult after all. When Phil and I came down and did two turns together in perfect harmony I knew we’d cracked it. No longer a wimp, merely a fool. Dave’s lesson was short and we three […]

[Click the post title to read more...]