The Sunday Law Review: 22nd to 28th February

Welcome to this weekly column dedicated  to looking at what happened in the business of law, legislative changes, activity in law firms and lawyers in the news within UK as reported by legal publications throughout the previous week. 

Requests for inclusion within the 'Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week' section below by law firms and legal professionals should be emailed to

The most interesting articles on developments, compliance, business of law within UK or as well as international developments of interest to UK law firms and legal practitioners: 

Interviews, features, obituaries & lawyers in the news: 

  • Ana Irene Delgado, former Panama ambassador in UK and legal prodigy - A Profile | Law Gazette
  • Royal Mail general counsel Neil Harnby - A Profile | The Lawyer 
  • My legal life: Max Harris, Associate, Baker & McKenzie; chair, Junior Lawyers Division - A Profile | Law Gazette 
  • Harvey Goldschmid, lawyer who tackled Enron legacy, dies in Manhattan | The Global Legal Post
  • Warwickshire solicitor Sandra Garlick reveals her route to success 
  • Scunthorpe solicitor Chris Raby's retirement is the end of an era 
  • Learning about court procedures as trainee policeman fired interest in law for Australian born solicitor Neil Coombes 
  • Dundee solicitor Kristofer Gilmartin acquitted after challenging speed gun data
  • Big Joe 12, Hangman 0 - ‘Get me Beltrami’ – the Glasgow solicitor who became a legend | Law Gazette
  • Richard Hutchinson obituary: one of the finest judges ever to have sat in a court of law
  • Newmarket solicitor hails 'landmark case' in row over maintenance for ex-wife of millionaire

Interesting articles involving the study of law and legal cases, legal training, pupillage, associates, legal academia, publications on law and law students: 

Recommended Articles of this week:

The UK and international articles of the week are pieces selected by @TheLawMap tweeting team based on recommendations from friends and followers of daily law news blog.

Lawyers, Law Firms, Chambers & ABS in the news this week: 
Friday 27th February
Thursday 26th February
Wednesday 25th February
Tuesday 24th February
Monday 23rd February
  • HSF signs best friend agreement in Singapore | The Global Legal Post 
  • McGuireWoods criticised for 94-page Tchenguiz claim that "flouts the principles" of the Commercial Court | The Lawyer 
  • Gibson Dunn Dubai partner faces cross-examination over falsified evidence claim in Djibouti case | The Lawyer 
  • Quindell PLC: Legal Division Price Tag Could Exceed Market Cap
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Slaughters turns to the Ivy League in search of talent | The Lawyer 
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Quindell extends exclusivity period for Slater & Gordon takeover bid | The Lawyer 
  • LAW FIRM NEWS: Quinn Emanuel reports 33 per cent increase in London revenue for 2014 | The Lawyer
  • BLP, Nabarro and Herbies among key advisers on £770m deal to kick-start stalled Pinnacle development | The Lawyer  


We would like to thank all the publications cited in this week's column. Please notify via @TheLawMap Twitter handle of any errors or omissions.


TheLawMap Publications at a glance: - Daily Law News Archive - Weekly Law Business News Blog
Saturday Law Interview - Weekly interview with a legal mind on Law, Life & Society
Wig - Daily Newspaper Focusing on Law & Society
MetaLawIndex - Informal 'unrelated to Law' Blog chronicling thoughts behind the scene at LawNewsIndex & Twitter