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Immigration Lawyers and their Vital Role in the Global Economy


Bernard P Wolfsdorf, the leading practitioner in our research, and Mark Hertel of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal explore the significance of immigration lawyers in today's increasingly globalised and inter-dependent world: "Immigration lawyers have a key role to play in resolving the conflict between narrow-minded territorialism and a global world of ideas advancing at lightning speed."

Roundtable: Corporate Immigration 2014

Who’s Who Legal has brought together Eugene Chow of Chow King & Associates, Katie Malyon of Ernst & Young, George Newman of Stinson Leonard Street and Caron Pope of Fragomen to discuss the ease of doing business in their jurisdictions, increased levels of enforcement and scrutiny, regulatory developments and the legal market .

Israel's Miracle-Based Corporate Migration Policy


Liam Schwartz of Liam  Schwartz & Associates takes an in-depth look Israel's migration policy: "While some initial steps are being taken to create a climate of greater openness to global employee mobility, it could still be some time before Israel has a proper inbound migration policy."

Belgium: Corporate Immigration: Current Status and Future Developments


Bernard Caris of Praetica examines Belgium's corporate immigration system and looks at potential future changes: "Belgium’s general immigration policy is quite liberal and of course heavily influenced by EU legislation on immigration matters. Specifically with regard to corporate immigration, it is also worth mentioning that Belgium has entered into several bilateral treaties regarding international employment and social security."

France: Leading Firms

We identify 10 leading firms who achieve the highest number of listings in this first edition of Who's Who Legal: France. Following the entry of US and UK firms more than 50 years ago, the French legal market has become an interesting mix of both homegrown and international firms. Paris-founded Gide Loyrette Nouel leads our research with more listings than any other firm, followed closely by Bredin Prat, with De Pardieu Brocas Maffei the other firm of local origin singled out. The international heavyweights who stand out include Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells and Jones Day. To view the results of our research please click here.

Roundtable: Life Sciences 2014: Product Liability Defence

Who’s Who Legal brings together four of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing product liability defence specialists today.

Awards Ceremony 2014

The sold-out event at the prestigious University Club marked the 10th anniversary of Who’s Who Legal’s Awards in which we recognise the firms and individuals who have excelled in our research over the course of the past year. The night was an unprecedented success with more than 250 attendees, including some of the best-known private practitioners and in-house counsel worldwide.

Probiotics: What To Look Out For


Nicola Maguire, John Wilkinson and Adam Lewington, Reed Smith LLP

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