Who’s Who Legal has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
Jonathan Wood and Daniel Hemming of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain take an in-depth look at third-party funding in the global litigation landscape: "If the availability of funding means that more good claims are litigated and won, then, subject to the proper scrutiny and management of the funder’s role, this continued growth should be welcomed."
Who’s Who Legal brings together Mark Glasser of Sidley Austin, Daniel Weinhold of Weinhold Legal, Stephan Susman of Susman Godfrey, and Bettina Knoetzl of Wolf Theiss to discuss levels and sources of work, regulatory developments, the popularity of ADR and the legal market in their respective jurisdiction.
Martin Bernet of Schellenberg Wittmer analyses the potential impact of the proposed far-reaching reforms in the field of financial disputes by the Swiss government: "Each of the proposed measures would in and of itself substantially change the environment of financial litigation in Switzerland. What is more, the combination of the various elements of the draft bill has the potential of bringing about sweeping changes and of establishing a claims culture."
Liam Kennedy of A&L Goodbody explores the implications of economic recovery on the role of litigators: "The contribution of a litigator is likely to extend far beyond prosecuting or defending claims in court – the strategic litigator will give greater value by helping the client understand manage and control legal and commercial risk."
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.