Advising the Wealthy Client:

A Handbook for Working with the Ultra Wealthy

Consulting editor(s): Barbara R Hauser

This comprehensive new handbook, featuring contributions by leading private client advisers, includes chapters on choosing a country of residence, buying substantial properties, risk and reputation management and provides the essential requirements of wealth infrastructure, the philanthropic framework and the future of global investing. Edited by Barbara Hauser, Editor of The International Family Offices Journal and the new edition of Family Offices: The STEP Handbook for Advisers, this new handbook will provide essential reading for all private client advisers, wherever they are based.

Publication date: Aug 2020
ISBN: 9781787423305
Length: 229 pages
Price: £165.00

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Arbitration of M&A Transactions:

A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Edward Poulton - Baker McKenzie

Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions have increased dramatically both in number and volume around the world in the last decades. Fully updated, this new edition features leading experts in the field of international arbitration who provide legal and practical guidance on the key types of dispute likely to arise from M&A transactions (eg, warranty claims, shareholder disputes, claims relating to completion accounts), and offer procedural and tactical tips for arbitration arising from them.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787422902
Length: 555 pages
Price: £165.00

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Business Development:

A Practical Handbook for Lawyers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Stephen Revell, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, on behalf of the International Bar Association

In an increasingly competitive landscape and with challenges from disrupters, the Big 4 and technology, business development has a pivotal role in a law firms’ strategic success and their ability to stand out from the crowd. 

The second edition of Business Development: A Practical Handbook for Lawyers, edited by Stephen Revell from Freshfields, revisits the theory, tools and skills needed to implement effective business development in law firms today. Content covers the practical elements – such as what the perfect pitch looks like – as well as the strategic elements, including the variety of structures and approaches to business development at law firms of all sizes.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423343
Length: 339 pages
Price: £140.00

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Business Thinking in Practice for In-House Counsel

Taking Your Seat at the Table

Author(s): Catherine McGregor

Business Thinking in Practice for In-house Counsel: Taking Your Seat at the Table takes a practical look at key concepts from influential business theory and illustrates how these are applicable to managing or working in an in-house legal department.

Topics covered include purpose, culture, talent and innovation, all of which intersect to provide the structure and framework for legal teams to create a competitive edge. Each chapter features an interview and case study with a general counsel and/or legal team to demonstrate how business concepts can be used in-house most effectively.

Publication date: Aug 2020
ISBN: 9781787423268
Length: 423 pages
Price: £65.00

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Carbon Capture and Storage: The Legal Landscape of Climate Change Mitigation Technology


Author(s): Dirk Uwer, Daniel Zimmer

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a quickly evolving next generation technology which mitigates climate change by capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) before it is released into the atmosphere. This Special Report explores the most recent regulatory, political and economic trends and themes arising from CCS technologies and projects to help the reader succeed in this rapidly changing market. 

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787423862
Length: 79 pages
Price: £75.00

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Decarbonising Energy: The Pathway to Net Zero


Author(s): Hugo Lidbetter

This Special Report explores the central themes arising from the low carbon energy transition and explains why the challenges faced in delivering Net Zero should not be underestimated. It sets out how the road to Net Zero will involve a repurposing of not only our energy system but also our own behaviour. Written with both the lawyer and non-lawyer in mind, this report will appeal to those with an interest in the energy sector as well as those who are enthusiastic about the implications of the radical Net Zero ambition on the energy system as a whole.

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423589
Length: 152 pages
Price: £125.00

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Essential Soft Skills for Lawyers: What They Are and How to Develop Them


Author(s): Kim Tasso

This Special Report offers a research-based view into the importance of soft skills for modern lawyers and how law firms develop essential soft skills – whether to comply with SRA rules, to lead productive teams, to provide the best service to clients or to grow their practice. This report is the guide to developing the skills needed to get ahead and stay ahead in your legal career.

Publication date: Jun 2020
ISBN: 9781787423381
Length: 191 pages
Price: £95.00

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Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations

A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): James Freeman and Mark Levy QC

This practical new edition contains contributions from leading international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators in the field, in-house counsel and industry experts and covers the various stages of a gas pricing dispute, from drafting the clause to triggering a review, all the way through the various stages of the arbitral process. It also builds on the first edition by containing insights into more substantive topics such as hub indexation, the impact on pricing of non-price terms like destination flexibility, and the differences between gas and LNG price reviews.

 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787421929
Length: 261 pages
Price: £175.00

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Joint Operating Agreements:

A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Peter Roberts, Reg Fowler

This fourth edition of the leading work on joint operating agreements (JOAs) provides a practical examination of the provisions of a typical JOA, with a particular focus on the critical issues of scope, the operator’s role, joint and exclusive operations, default, transfers and decommissioning. There is also practical analysis of the key issues which apply to the operation of any JOA and the positions which are taken in the leading industry model form contracts. The perspectives of the operator and non-operator are addressed, along with consideration of the domestic and international standards applicable to petroleum projects.

Publication date: Sep 2020
ISBN: 9781787422629
Length: 435 pages
Price: £175.00

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Partner Retirement in Law Firms: Strategies for Partners, Law Firms and Other Professional Services


Consulting editor(s): Ronnie Fox

Many professionals, especially those who own all or part of their firm, find it difficult to think about retirement. Partner Retirement in Law Firms is designed to help reduce procrastination and encourage proactive retirement planning. In this new Special Report, expert contributors provide tips and guidance for navigating the difficult aspects of retirement in the broad context of career planning. 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787423428
Length: 136 pages
Price: £95.00

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Private Equity

A Transactional Analysis, Fourth Edition

Consulting editor(s): Chris Hale, Travers Smith LLP

This practical fourth edition introduces the world of private equity, explains its rise and recent dynamics, and explores the key ingredients of private equity transactions and the technical issues associated with them.  Featuring fully updated chapters by leading private equity practitioners, the book includes high-level analysis of private equity fund structures, equity and debt finance, acquisition documentation, due diligence, tax structuring, pensions issues and public-to-privates.

 

Publication date: Mar 2020
ISBN: 9781787421844
Length: 471 pages
Price: £195.00

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Private Trust Companies

A Handbook for Advisers

Consulting editor(s): Todd Mayo

This handbook is a comprehensive resource for lawyers, accountants, family office executives and any others who advise ultra-wealthy families on private trust companies. Featuring chapters written by leading practitioners, it fully explores the legal, regulatory and practical dimensions of forming and operating a private trust company.

Publication date: Aug 2020
ISBN: 9781787423145
Length: 357 pages
Price: £175.00

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Regulation, Compliance and Ethics in Law Firms, Second Edition


Author(s): Tracey Calvert

Regulation, compliance and ethics are the three common features of all well-run law firms. This second edition has been updated to reflect the replacement of the SRA Handbook with the new regulatory toolkit, the SRA Standards and Regulations, in order to help lawyers acknowledge and develop strategies to accommodate risk management, regulatory and legal compliance and ethical values in their business. 

 

 

Publication date: Jul 2020
ISBN: 9781787423787
Length: 249 pages
Price: £75.00

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Setting Up a Family Office


Author(s): Barbara R Hauser, Keith Drewery

Setting up a family office is never an easy undertaking and can present numerous challenges for anyone seeking to steward assets for future generations or meet the complex needs of extended family members. This Special Report provides a practical guide to the main factors to consider when setting up a family office and helps families and their advisers navigate a path through the wide range of family office models in use today.

Publication date: Feb 2020
ISBN: 9781787423183
Length: 80 pages
Price: £85.00

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Smart Collaboration for In-house Legal Teams


Author(s): Dr Heidi K Gardner

In-house legal teams are under more pressure than ever to add value to their organisations. This Special Report combines the rigour of Harvard research with a pragmatic focus based on input from hundreds of General Counsels, in-house lawyers, CEOs and board members to show why and how legal teams work across silos – what we call ‘Smart Collaboration.’ It includes the business case, practical tips, case studies and tools to help legal teams master the four essential ‘vectors’ of collaboration. 

Publication date: Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781787423503
Length: 144 pages
Price: £75.00

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The Limited Liability Company under German Law (the GmbH)


Author(s): Dr Alexander Schröder-Frerkes and Dr Armin Göhring

The Limited Liability Company under German Law, published in association with German Law Publishers, explores the most relevant legal issues and topics for investors seeking to establish or acquire a GmbH in Germany and is aimed at investors with a legal background as well as those without. In addition to providing an overview of the requirements of the formation process, this comprehensive edition demonstrates the GmbH’s inherent flexibility as well as helping legal practitioners (based in Germany and elsewhere) decide on whether a GmbH is most suitable for their needs. 

Publication date: May 2020
ISBN: 9781787423626
Length: 304 pages
Price: £95.00

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