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
Length: 339 pages
Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards:
Consulting editor(s): Julien Fouret
The growth in cross-border investments in an increasingly globalised economy means that there are more international disputes between foreign investors and states than ever before. Spearheaded by leading arbitration practitioner, Julien Fouret, this second edition brings together more than 70 experts to provide substantive analysis of recurring issues at the award enforcement stage plus practical perspectives on enforcing awards based on investment treaties.
Publication date: Jan 2021
Length: 600 pages
Enforcement of Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards:
Consulting editor(s): Julien Fouret
This title provides both substantive analysis of recurring issues at the enforcement stage of awards and practical perspectives on how to enforce an award based on investment treaties. It explores enforcement issues ranging from the specificities of the ICSID mechanism to the enforcement of interim relief and the issues of sovereign immunity and state entities; and addresses the means to enforce these types of award in practice. Valuable jurisdiction-specific information is provided for over 25 states, including coverage of the applicable international and domestic legal frameworks and reviews of the most recent practices.
Publication date: Feb 2015
Length: 560 pages
General Counsel in the 21st Century:
Consulting editor(s): Christoph H Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross on behalf of the International Bar Association
This unique new handbook, produced in association with the International Bar Association, includes chapters by leading experts on a diverse range of topics, explaining how legal departments can best support the businesses they serve, devise astute legal strategies, collaborate with other departments to optimum effect and source the skill sets they need, among other things. The consulting editors, Chris Vaagt and Wolf Peter Gross, have both been advisers to legal departments since 1997.
Publication date: Sep 2015
Length: 226 pages
Global Financial Crisis:
Consulting editor(s): Eugenio A Bruno, Nicholson y Cano
This authoritative title provides legal practitioners, academics, financial agents, financial institution officers, investment analysts and managers, investors and officials of regulatory agencies with the information that they need to navigate their way through the challenges arising from one of the most significant financial crises in recent history.
Publication date: Sep 2009
Length: 509 pages
Good Governance in Law Firms:
Consulting editor(s): Norman K Clark on behalf of the International Bar Association
How can good governance help law firm owners to make better decisions? How can governance incorporate management information and concepts of risk management into the decision-making process? The fourth in this popular series on the business of law, published in association with the International Bar Association, the book concludes with an examination of emerging trends that will shape law firm governance in the future.
Publication date: Apr 2014
Length: 234 pages
IP Issues in Corporate Transactions:
Consulting editor(s): Neil Coulson, Baker Botts
This book provides comprehensive guidance to the treatment of intellectual property across the full range of corporate transactions, from initial deal preparation, through negotiating points, to post-closure considerations. Exploring such allied topics as IP valuation and the relationship between intellectual property and competition law, this guide will be a valuable tool to anyone involved in corporate transactions, of which intellectual property now forms such an integral part.
Publication date: Dec 2015
Length: 230 pages
Consulting editor(s): Rahail Ali, Hogan Lovells LLP
This second edition features fully updated, insightful chapters by leading practitioners in Islamic financing and analyses market trends, key developments and structures for sukuk, syndications, funds, takaful, project financing and Islamic liquidity management. New to the second edition are chapters on the regulation of Islamic finance and an overview of the sukuk market.
Publication date: Jan 2014
Length: 200 pages
Legal Risk Management, Governance and Compliance:
Consulting editor(s): Stuart Weinstein and Charles Wild
This case-study companion provides the next level of critical analysis and legal commentary. Leading experts analyse real-life cases and make recommendations based on lessons learned, offering solutions that will be of use to all those directly involved in, or concerned with, the management of legal risk in the commercial, government or non-profit sector. Checklists and diagrams are included to consolidate core issues and provide a readily accessible view of corporate group structures and associated timelines.
Publication date: Oct 2016
Length: 196 pages
M&A in the Middle East:
Consulting editor(s): Michael Kortbawi - Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA) LLP
M&A in the Middle East is a practical guide that assists those involved in M&A deals in managing risk and expectations, while also ensuring that deals are closed as efficiently as possible. The book highlights the idiosyncrasies and trends that define and distinguish each jurisdiction, while providing up-to-date and practical advice for legal professionals advising on deals. In-house lawyers and potential investors will also benefit from this valuable guide.
Publication date: Dec 2013
Length: 182 pages
Managing Talent for Success:
Consulting editor(s): Rebecca Normand-Hochman on behalf of The International Bar Association
This practical handbook explores the various elements required to manage talent effectively. It illustrates how law firms can significantly increase the performance, engagement and retention of their lawyers by giving them the tools to develop and to support the development of others. It also describes the need to align HR and law firm strategy through talent management, and to adapt leadership and talent management best practices to law firm structures and challenges.
Publication date: Sep 2013
Length: 204 pages
Consulting editor(s): Ranajoy Basu, Reed Smith LLP
Edited by Ranajoy Basu, a senior structured finance and capital markets lawyer who also spearheads the global social impact finance group at Reed Smith, this unique publication provides practical, commercial and candid guidance from an array of thought leaders in the microfinance sector. It will serve as a useful guide to the vital issues and will assist the reader in grasping the challenges and trends that will underpin the growth of this evolving and growing sector.
Publication date: Oct 2013
Length: 268 pages
Private Equity Exits:
Consulting editor(s): David Walker, Latham & Watkins
This practical guide features contributions by leading specialists (including from Latham & Watkins, Linklaters, Macfarlanes and Ropes and Gray) on a range of topics linked to the exit of private equity investments. Topics featured include preparing for exits, vendor diligence, management issues, auction sales, partial exits, private equity house spin-outs, IPOs, refinancing, winding-up, tax and perspectives from Luxembourg, the US and views on the emerging markets.
Publication date: Sep 2016
Length: 218 pages
Sukuk and Islamic Capital Markets:
Consulting editor(s): Rahail Ali - Hogan Lovells
This practical title provides a comprehensive overview of the Islamic capital markets, tracking their development from the first sukuks to the current outlook after the global economic crisis and the recent Sharia rulings of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) in relation to sukuk. Featuring contributions by prominent practitioners, this book analyses market trends and key Sharia and legal issues and structures.
Publication date: Mar 2011
Length: 181 pages
The Business of Law:
Consulting editor(s): The International Bar Association
This high-level title, published in conjunction with the International Bar Association (IBA), brings together the expertise of IBA members and experienced practitioners to produce a practical guide to law firm management and building a successful business.
Publication date: Mar 2012
Length: 173 pages
The Rule of Law in the 21st Century:
Author(s): Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone
The rule of law is sometimes expressed as ‘no person is above the law’. But what does the rule of law mean in the context of 21st century issues and challenges? Professor Robert A Stein and Justice Richard J Goldstone are the distinguished editors and authors of The Rule of Law in the 21st Century. Joining Stein and Goldstone is an array of internationally distinguished leaders of the legal profession (including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve) to explore the meaning of the rule of law today in a variety of circumstances.
Publication date: Nov 2015
Length: 214 pages