With high training costs, retaining the best newly qualifieds makes good business sense. But why are some firms considerably better at it than others?
The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device
A maturing economy, political stability and innovations such as industry hubs make Dubai and Abu Dhabi inviting – if you can get your feet under the table
As international work grows the DAX30 are expanding in-house legal teams, but Germany’s biggest companies remain critical to the country’s law firms
Firm promotes fourth partner so far this year in Hong Kong; now the focus is to diversify its offering
Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing
The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
How law firm auctions can work in your favour.
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UK reshoring is a catalyst for economic growth but a national policy is also vital
Recoverable success fees and after-the-event insurance may have breached the European Convention on Human Rights, Lord Neuberger warned last week. Neil Rose investigates
After Wonga and others were caught sending fake legal letters, what are the professional risk implications for in-house lawyers of using pseudo-solicitors to chase debts?
Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.
Blake Morgan has launched a spin off of its personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers into a new brand BL Claims Solicitors.
Partners at Charles Russell and Speechly Bircham have today voted favour of merging their firms to create a £135m firm with 170 partners.
Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell partners are going to the polls today (16 July), to cast their votes on their potential £126m merger between the firms.
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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
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Shearman & Sterling has triumphed in a decade-long arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state - but at what cost?
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It’s a critical balance in the push for innovation and durability. In the run-up to our Awards, Law Firm of the Year contenders tell us their secrets of success