Lonely, a career cul-de-sac, the figurative punch bag, master and yet servant – just some of the ways the managing partner role can be hell. Still interested in doing it? Read on
Offshore players have high hopes of Singapore but for now the work is limited, so increased competition could stymie firms’ growth
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
Ashurst and SJ Berwin both chased Asia mergers. But did they really benefit their corporate practices?
With ever-more European firms opening in London, could the market be heading towards saturation?
Far from being hindered by the sanctions on Russia, Kazakhstan is benefiting
Company directors who design and pursue a lawful transaction designed to remove from the company hefty future obligations do not conspire to defraud those who might be financially affected by their doing so.
Desmond Browne QC, James Price QC and Gavin Millar QC, royalty of the libel bar, are going head to head in what is certainly the libel trial of the year.
Your partners hate you, your clients are deserting you - welcome to the world of the managing partner.
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.
Last month’s Excalibur ruling could have far-reaching implications for third-party funders.
For both SJ Berwin and Ashurst the lure of an Asia deal was irresistible.
Eversheds partners have voted overwhelmingly in favour of pursuing a US merger, with 90 per cent getting behind the plan.
Addleshaw Goddard is understood to be advising Morgan Lewis & Bockius on its hire of 227 Bingham McCutchen partners, with the latter opting to dissolve rather than seek another buyer.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius has “voted to admit” 227 Bingham McCutchen partners in a move that will see Morgan Lewis grow to almost 2,000 lawyers in 28 offices.
An exhaustive analysis of the UK market including every firm in the top 200 ranked, analysed and benchmarked, UK chambers ranked by turnover, revenue per barrister and which international firms are most active in the UK.
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Fieldfisher has recorded a revenue of £54.3m for the first six months of the 2014/15 financial year.