Posts Tagged ‘globalization’

Are We Seeing the Real Multidisciplinary Practices Emerge?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at 11:05

(thanks to nierodzim) EY Law has hired partners from Baker & McKenzie and Weil Gotshal & Manges to join its financial services practice. They combine with lawyers from Freshfields, BLP and Addleshaw’s. It makes sense, and since the SRA is easing its rules on forming ABS and therefore becoming an MDP, that the big accounting […]

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The New World Order for Lawyers and the Legal Profession(s)

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 14:26

(thanks to softpedia) When you google “new world order” you find weird stuff. This was among the least weird and I do like the film, V for Vendetta. I’ve written a piece for Jotwell on Ronit Dinovitzer & Bryant Garth, “Lawyers and the Legal Profession” (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No 2015-19). It opens […]

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Harvey Miller RIP

Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 21:45

(thanks to New York Times) The New York Times reported the death of Harvey Miller at 82 from Lou Gehrig’s disease. E.H. Carr who wrote a little book called “What is History?” years ago in the 1960s argued against the great man version of history or otherwise the theory of Cleopatra’s Nose (on the basis […]

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Goodbye London, Hello Dublin…

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 at 18:09

From September 2014 I’m taking up a new position at the UCD Sutherland School of Law as the McCann FitzGerald Professor of International Law and Business. I’ve been an external examiner at UCD for the past three years and have got to know and like the people there. The position is everything I could imagine […]

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A Brave New Regulatory World

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 17:52

  (thanks to [This is an opinion piece published in The Lawyer March 12, 2014] Can international law firm regulation keep up with the seismic legal market changes? It won’t be easy. Law is a global practice and yet its regulation is mostly domestic. There are international codes of practice such as those promulgated […]

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