A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Third edition

Consulting editor(s): Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy and Toby Graham

This text, first published by STEP in 2007 and now in its third edition, reviews the difficulties that arise on the transfer of trusteeships, particularly in respect of the negotiation of indemnities, and sets out a suggested approach. The book is an essential reference work for any legal practitioners, trust company professionals, and others involved in advising on the transfer of trusteeships.

Publication date: Aug 2017
ISBN: 9781787421134
Length: 448 pages
Price: £110.00

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African Upstream Oil and Gas:

A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation

Consulting editor(s): Dr Eduardo G Pereira and Professor Kim Talus

This is a major work providing a country by country analysis of African oil and gas. The book details the oil and gas frameworks and the key concerns in the most significant jurisdictions, including traditional producing countries such as Libya, Algeria, Angola and Egypt, and more recent areas with significant potential such as Sudan.

This unique new work provides a wider understanding of oil and gas law, contracts and regulations within the African continent.

Publication date: Mar 2015
ISBN: 9781909416260
Length: 608 pages
Price: £185.00

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Beneficial Ownership Registers:

The STEP Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico

Beneficial ownership registers were introduced in the European Union (EU) under the 4th and 5th Anti Money Laundering Directive, with the ultimate goal of promoting increased transparency in the financial markets. This book, prepared in association with STEP and the first to comprehensively approach this topic, provides an in-depth analysis of the beneficial ownership registers legislation in a number of EU jurisdictions as well as the UK and US. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787424142
Length: 368 pages
Price: £175.00

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Building an Outstanding Legal Team:

Battle-Tested Strategies from a General Counsel

Author(s): Bjarne P Tellmann

In this practical “how to” guide, Bjarne P Tellmann, General Counsel and SVP of Pearson, draws upon more than 20 years of leading top legal organisations across Europe, Asia and the United States to provide a structured plan for upgrading your legal team in an age of disruption.

Publication date: Apr 2017
ISBN: 9781911078203
Length: 347 pages
Price: £48.00

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Business Families and Family Businesses

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Simon Rylatt, Boodle Hatfield

This new edition, edited by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), features chapters by leading practitioners in the field, including the Family Firm Institute, Schroders, Boodle Hatfield and SandAire, Kleinwort Hambros, Dixon Wilson and Rathbones. The book considers what makes business families and family businesses unique, and examines the issues that advisers are often called upon to consider and address when assisting them. It helps practitioners to deepen their understanding of how families operate, and to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to advise on such complex areas as conflicts between working and non-working family members, ownership structure, succession, wealth management, governance and meeting a family’s philanthropic objectives.

Publication date: Jun 2018
ISBN: 9781787421646
Length: 319 pages
Price: £130.00

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Creating a Cross-Serving CultureShift:

Mastering Cross-Selling for Lawyers and Leaders

Author(s): David H. Freeman

Drive greater cross-selling success with this practical, actionable guide on creating a cross-serving culture within your law firm.

Publication date: Aug 2015
ISBN: 9781783581931
Length: 104 pages
Price: £68.86

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Credit Derivatives:

Understanding and Working with the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions

Author(s): Edmund Parker

With the launch of the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions, which became market standard definitions for documenting credit derivatives transactions on October 6 2014, this new edition will provide a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the new 2014 Definitions. The book provides practical reading for lawyers, whether in private practice or in-house, and all credit derivatives market participants looking to gain a solid understanding of the new definitions. 

Publication date: Jan 2017
ISBN: 9781909416642
Length: 560 pages
Price: £275.00

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Family Offices

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser

Prepared in association with STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals, this new edition of Family Offices features updated chapters from key players in the field including Sandaire, Pitcairn and Farrer & Co.

This practical guide steers readers through the family office model, from its inception to the final stage in its “life cycle”,

Publication date: May 2019
ISBN: 9781787422810
Length: 457 pages
Price: £175.00

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Global Mobility of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals


Consulting editor(s): Nicola Saccardo - Maisto e Associati

Published in association with STEP, this title features contributions by leading private client advisers from 15 key jurisdictions worldwide and provides readers with expert guidance on the tax and legal aspects of inbound and outbound transfer of residence of ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Chapters cover the relevant law in their respective jurisdictions relating to immigration, tax, succession, and family. 

Publication date: Aug 2021
ISBN: 9781787423947
Length: 347 pages
Price: £175.00

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Investing in Distressed Debt in Europe:

The TMA Handbook for Practitioners

Consulting editor(s): Ignacio Buil Aldana

This co-publication with TMA Europe provides an overview of the European distressed debt market, covering debt trading, non-performing loans, direct lending, restructuring and workouts. It analyses these topics and others from a pan-European point of view, and is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal complexities involved in a highly fragmented market where different jurisdictions, legislative frameworks and market practices apply.

Publication date: Nov 2016
ISBN: 9781911078104
Length: 327 pages
Price: £155.00

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Lean Six Sigma for Law Firms


Author(s): Catherine Alman MacDonagh, JD

The first report of its kind to provide in-depth strategic and tactical guidance on the application of Lean and Six Sigma in law firms.

Publication date: Jun 2014
ISBN: 9781783581115
Length: 140 pages
Price: £68.86

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Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance:

A Guide to Best Practice from Leading Experts

Consulting editor(s): Stuart Weinstein and Charles Wild, University of Hertfordshire

This title offers cutting edge know-how and guidance for the development and management of a sophisticated legal risk management and compliance operation. While identifying risks and regulatory challenges, chapters also explore how professionals can manage processes; implement change; track issues and loss events; screen potential clients, partners, employees and contractors; and implement appropriate remediation.

Publication date: May 2013
ISBN: 9781905783946
Length: 480 pages
Price: £120.00

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Liquefied Natural Gas

The Law and Business of LNG, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Paul Griffin

This practical title is being updated to take into account the rapidly shifting arrangements and participations in the international LNG sector. It features contributions from leading oil and gas companies, consultancies and law firms, by writers who are specialists in their fields. The content spans the latest developments in traditional LNG matters such as structuring projects, sale and purchase agreements and shipping, as well as chapters on LNG from shale and unconventional sources, the forced reopening of contract terms over time and the growing role of smaller and floating LNG developments.

Publication date: Sep 2017
ISBN: 9781911078128
Length: 459 pages
Price: £175.00

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Minerals and Mining:

A Practical Global Guide

Consulting editor(s): Per Vestergaard Pedersen, Lett Law Firm

This practical handbook describes the main regulations and agreements on minerals and mining activities in a number of significant mining nations. Each chapter - written by leading professionals in the field, including from Allen & Overy, SNR Denton and Webber Wentzel - covers the same topics for ease of reference.

Publication date: May 2012
ISBN: 9781905783564
Length: 292 pages
Price: £128.00

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Mining and Minerals

A Practical Guide to the Life Cycle of a Mining Project

Consulting editor(s): Darrell W Podowski and Jennifer Poirier, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

This practical title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in the life of a mining project, from preliminary agreements, to the sale and purchase of minerals, and the decommissioning of mining assets. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of key commercial and legal principles and documentation involved in finding and developing a mining project. Co-edited by Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell’s Darrell Podowski, a highly-ranked expert in mining law, and Jennifer Poirier, organiser of Canadian-based mining association, the Young Mining Professionals, this practical title features contributions from leading practitioners around the world.

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421288
Length: 259 pages
Price: £145.00

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Oil and Gas M&A

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Marc Hammerson, Stephenson Harwood LLP and John LaMaster, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As well as providing chapters on each type of acquisition method, this second edition also includes an analysis of the underlying structuring decisions. In addition, this practical guide covers a number of ancillary areas, including valuations, financing, tax and accounting. Decommissioning liability is also considered in an M&A context. A number of new chapters are also featured, covering topics such as competition law, environmental law and dealing with material adverse changes.This comprehensive new edition will prove an essential resource to anyone involved in the upstream industry M&A process including lawyers, bankers, financiers, business executives, accountants and tax advisers.

Publication date: Jul 2018
ISBN: 9781787421486
Length: 301 pages
Price: £160.00

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Oil and Gas

A Practical Handbook, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Renad Younes, Ashurst LLP

This new edition of our best-selling title outlines in a single volume the essential principles involved in documenting oil and gas transactions, from the upstream exploration phase to transportation by pipeline and liquefied natural gas to sales and marketing. It is intended as a practical guide for anyone seeking a better understanding of the commercial and legal principles involved. Edited by Renad Younes, Partner at international law firm Ashurst, the fully updated third edition features contributions from leading practitioners including experts at Dentons, King & Spalding and Ashurst.

Publication date: Dec 2018
ISBN: 9781787421523
Length: 402 pages
Price: £160.00

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Robots in Law

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Legal Services

Author(s): Joanna Goodman

Robots in Law: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Legal Services is designed to provide a starting point in the form of an independent primer for anyone looking to get up to speed on AI in legal services.

Publication date: Nov 2016
ISBN: 9781783582648
Length: 172 pages
Price: £99.99

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Secrets of the Masters

The Business Development Guide for Lawyers

Author(s): David H Freeman

A comprehensive, practical, and inspirational guide, it is packed with hundreds of proven tools and techniques for increasing revenue and forging relationships with clients.

Publication date: Jun 2015
ISBN: 9781783580255
Length: 154 pages
Price: £105.10

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Shipping Finance

A Practical Handbook, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Stephenson Harwood LLP

Now in its fourth edition, and containing over 500 pages of fully revised and updated material, Shipping Finance includes an analysis of ship mortgage terms and conditions, and mortgagee rights across the main maritime jurisdictions.
In addition, Shipping Finance provides an extensive discussion of the procedure and documentation for registering ships on a country-by-country basis, with detailed advice from local experts.

Publication date: Jul 2018
ISBN: 9781787421400
Length: 676 pages
Price: £195.00

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Solar Power

A Practical Handbook

Consulting editor(s): Matthew Williams and John Deacon

Solar Power: A Practical Handbook provides an in-depth analysis of various aspects of solar power including its commercial, technological and regulatory characteristics. It also provides a practical guide to developing, financing, acquiring and disposing of solar power projects. Whilst being a technology which has been adopted on a global basis, each jurisdiction has its own dynamics, so the book considers the market-specific aspects of solar power in a number of key locations including China, Japan, the US and others. The book concludes with a look at the future of solar power; its place alongside distributed generation, smart grids and power storage and the technologies, opportunities and challenges for the future.

Publication date: Jun 2018
ISBN: 9781787421325
Length: 395 pages
Price: £165.00

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Successful Digital Transformation in Law Firms:

A Question of Culture

Author(s): Isabel Parker

Written by one of the most respected leaders of law firm innovation, this book will help those contemplating or leading digital change in law firms to develop and execute a compelling digital transformation strategy. With a particular focus on the cultural and organisational challenges inherent in a law firm partnership, the book provides practical advice on how to effect meaningful and sustainable change.

Publication date: Nov 2021
ISBN: 9781787423824
Length: 341 pages
Price: £65.00

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The Encyclopaedia of Upstream Oil and Gas

Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Professor Dr Eduardo G Pereira

This updated edition provides the unique combination of an encyclopaedia with commentary for the entire chain of petroleum activities.Fully updated, this new edition provides additional sections on (i) international laws and treaties with direct impact on the upstream sector, (2) anti-corruption laws and practices, (3) corporate and social responsibility, (4) oil and gas service contracts, (5) confidentiality agreement, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787423107
Length: 416 pages
Price: £235.00

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The Naked Lawyer

Rip to XXX How to Market, Brand and Sell You

Author(s): Chrissie Lightfoot

A complete strategy and skills toolkit for brand, career and business development

Publication date: Nov 2010
ISBN: 9781907787300
Length: 250 pages
Price: £96.00

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The Post-Pandemic Law Firm


Author(s): Wayne Hassay, John Chisholm, Stuart Wilson, Patricia Gillette, Yvonne Nath, Mary Juetten, Jon Whittle, Viv Williams, Sally Kane, Debbie Epstein Henry, Ashley Jordan

The Post-Pandemic Law Firm looks at how law firms can make a paradigm shift, adopting an entirely new business model that focuses on providing outcomes, outputs, and results to their clients and internally places the wellbeing of their team as a cornerstone to the future long-term success and sustainability of the legal profession. Chapters include changes to business models, virtual and remote working, how the pandemic has affected women in the profession, the future of dispute resolution, M&A activity and changes to pricing models – all authored by highly respected practitioners in the modern legal system.

Publication date: Oct 2021
ISBN: 9781787428010
Length: 130 pages
Price: £149.00

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Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Newtech, Newhuman, Newlaw

Author(s): Chrissie Lightfoot

This book, Tomorrow’s Naked Lawyer, explores, debates, and challenges conventional thinking and wisdom with regard to marketing, branding, technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of law during the period 2015 to 2045. 

Publication date: Nov 2014
ISBN: 9781783581740
Length: 179 pages
Price: £96.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan; Advisory Editor: Barbara R Hauser

The fifth edition of Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters on topics including trust and real estate trust in Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary family office, the role of the trust protector, Islamic (Waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce. In addition, new for this edition are chapters on Germany and Bermuda. Produced in association with STEP, this new fifth edition provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions and contexts. It also examines related topics such as trust taxation, anti-money laundering laws, the OECD initiative, CRS, exchange of information, transparency of registers and the notion that countries are entitled to collect taxes beyond their borders, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422988
Length: 880 pages (now in two volumes) pages
Price: £295.00

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Upstream Oil and Gas:

Cases, Materials and Commentary

Author(s): Marc Hammerson

This title seeks to explore industry issues using a new approach.  It includes comprehensive commentaries on topics in the oil industry and links these with edited extracts from underlying legal texts.  The reader benefits from the combination of both a full analysis of key legal issues and selected passages of text from legal sources.  Chapters cover exclusive licences, joint operating agreements, unitisation agreements and gas sales agreements. 

Publication date: Jul 2011
ISBN: 9781905783472
Length: 589 pages
Price: £148.00

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