This week’s most-read briefings writers from TheLawyer.com are drawn from the employment sector.
Revenue and profits were up across much of the Continent last year as the European 100 gained a new top-ranked firm, France’s Fidal.
This year’s International Top 30 reveals a market in excellent health. As this executive summary of the report shows, taking just revenues alone, these firms’ finances have gone through the roof.
This week’s pick of top writers from TheLawyer.com’s IT, data and privacy briefings
Sanctions imposed by the EU after Crimea’s annexation have caused upheaval in the Russian market, but law firms remain optimistic.
In 10 years the magic circle has significantly expanded its global presence but each firm has followed a different strategy for growth
Czech and Slovakian firms are in high demand but the internationals have found the market
As hackers grow more sophisticated, a high-profile cyber breach at a firm is a matter of when not if. How can lawyers minimise risk and manage clients’ increasing demands?
Contractual blind spots affect not only general counsel, but whole companies too.
Cultural change in the legal market is often slow - but usually critical.
Gateley’s intention to float on AIM, surprised the legal community last week as it is set to become the first law firm listed on a UK market.
Hounslow trader Navinder Singh Sarao faces almost certain extradition to the US for price manipulation
To what extent are US firms embedded within the UK corporate landscape?
Lateral hiring has shed its former stigma and gained popularity, but mistakes are inevitable – particularly when firms from both the US and UK are involved.
Cartwright King has announced it has merged with Garstangs Burrows Bussin as the firm looks to gain a presence in the North West.
Midlands firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau have confirmed they will complete their merger on 15 June, less than three months after the two announced they were in talks.
Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region.
This 80+ page report explores how to launch, grow and succeed in London. Which firms have launched recently, which have grown rapidly since launching and which have been most successful in building a business in the UK?Read more
The European 100 ranks the largest 100 independent European firms by revenue and the 30 biggest international firms by their European headcount. We look at metrics such as leverage, female partnership proportion, and track the growth of the European 100 across the time period for which we have data... Read more
Behind the Law
Olswang may have ended its search for a new CEO with the appointment of IP head Paul Stevens, but changes in senior management continue at the firm with the imminent departure of general counsel Simon Callander.
The Lawyer Management
Weightmans has announced a continued rise in turnover of 2.5 per cent, from £87m to £89.2m for the 2014/15 financial year.
Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO