Building the Sustainable Law Firm: Developing and Implementing an ESG Strategy


Author(s): Robert van Beemen, Sophie Boyer Chammard

This Special Report looks at the business drivers for sustainability in law firms and offers a practical toolkit to guide law firms on their ESG journey. It discusses how the development of robust, long-term ESG initiatives can provide law firms with manifold benefits, including the opportunity to gain competitive advantage; attract, engage and retain clients and employeees; increase value and service offerings to clients; and enter new markets. 

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787428072
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Family Philanthropy


Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser

Family philanthropy around the world is a dynamic and important part of the overall social change landscape. This Special Report aims to demystify the topic and presents in a clear and easy-to-understand format the philanthropy choices available to families. It covers a variety of topics including: how families can make decisions about their philanthropy activities; donor advised funds; ways in which families can support cultural organisations, such as museums; and leaving a legacy for the next generations.

Publication date: Dec 2021
ISBN: 9781787425187
Length: 152 pages
Price: £125.00

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Future-proof your Legal Career

10 Core Areas of Professional Development

Author(s): Clare Jones, Steve Couch, Hannah Beko

Through exploring ten core areas of professional development for lawyers, discover in this book how to unleash yourself from your barriers and future-proof your legal career today. Content covers everything from self-discovery, through to thought-leadership and pitching as well as the skills and behaviours that underpin success. It will help senior level lawyers looking to build a lasting reputation, successful practice and sustainable, balanced career and provide clarity about your value and a deeper understanding of how to develop client relationships, as well as uncovering challenges to your progress and identifying priority next steps to make everything you do more effective.

Publication date: Dec 2021
ISBN: 9781787424265
Length: 224 pages
Price: £65.00

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Intellectual Property in the Energy Sector: Challenges and Opportunities for an Industry in Transition


Consulting editor(s): Jon Moorhouse - Keystone Law

The management of IP in the energy sector is arguably more important than ever. This Special Report looks at the challenges and opportunities that intellectual property issues present for different areas of this broad and rapidly changing sector, including upstream, downstream, renewables, digitalisation, Standard Essential Patents and brand and reputation. It is essential reading for legal advisers and anyone in a commercial role dealing with the energy sector who is seeking a deeper understanding of the vital role intellectual property plays in shaping and achieving business objectives.

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787428102
Length: 90 pages
Price: £85.00

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International Copyright Law:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Ben Allgrove - Baker & McKenzie LLP

The second edition of International Copyright Law features up-to-date contributions from experts in over 30 jurisdictions worldwide, setting out the legal framework of their copyright laws and how to protect and exploit rights in creative and entrepreneurial works. It covers the types of work that can be protected, formalities for and duration of protection, rules relating to the ownership of copyright works, defences and infringement. 

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787424944
Length: 700 pages
Price: £175.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Comparison Between the IOC and NOC Perspectives, Second Edition

Author(s): Eduardo G Pereira, Anna Ovcharova, Reg Fowler

This major work analyses the critical concerns and challenges that IOCs and NOCs face in this new type of consortium, and will ultimately suggest alternative solutions to find common ground between these parties. The new, second edition, which is written by three relevant experts in the industry, updates the previous content and addresses new hot issues like compliance, conflict of interests, corporate and social responsibility and price volatility.

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787424388
Length: 300 pages
Price: £150.00

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Law Firm Mergers: Lessons from Successful Strategic Combinations


Author(s): Kent M Zimmermann, John E Morris

Mergers and acquisitions of law firms of all sizes have become increasingly common as competition for talent and business intensifies and leading firms dominate the market in size and profitability. Lawyers and law firm leaders contemplating the future of their firms need to understand the changing dynamics of the market, and the ways in which mergers and other combinations may or may not help them fulfil their aspirations. Law Firm Mergers offers both law firm leaders and all partners a way to approach the issues, highlighting the best practices gleaned from successful combinations.

Publication date: Apr 2022
ISBN: 9781787428454
Length: 90 pages
Price: £95.00

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Managing and Developing Your Career as an In-house Lawyer


Author(s): Ian White, Simon McCall

Managing and Developing Your Career as an In-house Lawyer by Ian White and Simon McCall is a companion to their report Your Role as General Counsel: How to Survive and Thrive in Your Role as GC. It seeks to provide practical ideas and tips on how a busy in-house lawyer can actively manage their own development. The aim is to help them perform more effectively in their current role and also prepare them for promotion or a move elsewhere.

Publication date: Aug 2022
ISBN: 9781787428515
Length: 90 pages
Price: £75.00

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Outer Space Law:

Legal Policy and Practice, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Yanal Abul Failat and Anél Ferreira-Snyman

Outer space has become a congested environment. The involvement of private actors, specifically, has given rise to a number of legal issues, including questions pertaining to liability, insurance, space debris, human rights and property rights in space. To address these legal uncertainties, the existing chapters in the second edition of Outer Space Law: Legal Policy and Practice have been updated significantly and several new chapters have been added dealing with topical issues including: the regulation of satellite navigation systems, and satellite constellations; the application of human rights in outer space settlements; the exploration and colonisation of outer space; and planetary protection.

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787424821
Length: 495 pages
Price: £195.00

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Private Equity Exits:

A Practical Analysis, Third Edition

Consulting editor(s): Tom Evans - Latham & Watkins

This practical guide features contributions by leading specialists (including from Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Ropes & Gray) on a range of topics linked to the exit of private equity investments. New to the third edition is analysis on emerging and established trends impacting exit terms, including early management liquidity, the prevalence of insurance solutions and related party or fund-to-fund exits.

Publication date: Jan 2022
ISBN: 9781787424906
Length: 220 pages
Price: £180.00

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Secured Finance Transactions:

Taking Security, Deal Structures and Emerging Markets, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Dominic RM Griffiths - Mayer Brown

Secured finance transactions are implemented the world over between companies, banks, funds and individuals. This second edition brings together experts on this topic, provides a practical guide to important legal developments in the field of secured finance and expands further on the work in the first edition in covering the types of collateral used as security, the variety of transaction types and geographical coverage in emerging markets. An invaluable manual for those already present or entering into the financing arena, this title is a critical support at a time of unprecedented international lending activity.

Publication date: Mar 2022
ISBN: 9781787425149
Length: 300 pages
Price: £165.00

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Succession Planning:

Ensuring Smooth Transitions for Lawyers and Their Firms

Author(s): Sandra J Boyer, Kathleen Brady, Hermann Knott, Susan Saltonstall Duncan, Jaap Bosman, August J Aquila, Pam Loch, Veronica Mann, Robert Millard, David Shufflebotham, Zulon Begum, Shelley Dunstone, Ronnie Fox

A successful succession encompasses two core elements: transitioning firm management to a new generation, and transferring client relationships. This title provides guidance not only on how these two transitions can be achieved effectively, from the perspectives of both individual partners and the firm, but also on the plethora of issues involved in preparing for the departure of retiring partners and transitioning in new leadership, including compensation, the role of diversity and inclusion and financial considerations. It also considers situations where more specific and specialised plans may be required, such as managing the succession of a rainmaker or when a sole practitioner sells their practice.

Publication date: Jan 2022
ISBN: 9781787428393
Length: 120 pages
Price: £149.00

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The Partner Remuneration Handbook:

A Guide to Compensation in Law and Other Professional Service Firms

Author(s): Michael Roch, Ray D'Cruz

In The Partner Remuneration Handbook, Michael Roch and Ray D’Cruz provide guidance for senior partners, managing partners, partnership boards, remuneration committees and others involved in the partner compensation process (department heads, CFOs, HRDs), on designing effective profit-sharing systems, reaching fair reward decisions efficiently and implementing motivating contribution management processes.

Publication date: May 2022
ISBN: 9781787428485
Length: 250 pages
Price: £175.00

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The Rule of Law in the 21st Century:

A Worldwide Perspective, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Professor Robert A Stein - University of Minnesota Law School, Justice Richard J Goldstone - Constitutional Court of South Africa, and Homer Moyer - CEELI Institute

This book, published in association with the International Bar Association, examines the concept of the rule of law from a variety of perspectives, beginning with the basic principles and all-important definitional issue of what the term “rule of law” means, and includes fully updated chapters covering the independence of the judiciary and the internationalisation of the rule of law, as well as several new chapters. 

Publication date: Feb 2022
ISBN: 9781787427952
Length: 320 pages
Price: £85.00

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Trade Secret Protection:

A Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Trevor Cook - WilmerHale

Edited by leading IP practitioner Trevor Cook, this important title demystifies the law of trade secrets in over 30 jurisdictions, covering substantive and procedural aspects of both criminal and civil law and exploring the final remedies available under each. Designed to provide clear, comprehensive and practical guidance, this is a powerful tool for anyone requiring a broader and fuller understanding of trade secret protection globally.

Publication date: Apr 2022
ISBN: 9781787424586
Length: 525 pages
Price: £155.00

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