It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
Why has Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) decided to walk away from the Singapore qualifying foreign law practice (QFLP) scheme?
After scooping a prize at The Lawyer Awards for the rescue of Northern Rock, the merged Virgin Money in-housers are now on a mission to rewrite the banking best-practice rulebook
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery
Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot
After the activity lull last year, offshore firms have regrouped and come out fighting with state-of-the-art technology that takes client service to a new level
Clifford Chance’s private equity team is looking depleted and with the global corporate chief role still wide open, it looks like it could use a half time pep talk.
When a firm shouts loudly about a landmark merger, as SJ Berwin did when it joined forces with King & Wood Mallesons, departures are always likely to come under the spotlight.
Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.
CA judgment is next step in Tchenguiz damages claim
Employee loses bid for slice of employer’s profits but patent case clarifies employment case hurdles
Last week we reported that Hogan Lovells was setting up an on-site confidential counselling service for its staff as part of its health and wellbeing policy
Patton Boggs and Squire Sanders are flirting, but will it end in marriage?
Irwin Mitchell has acquired the former recoveries arm of defunct Manchester-based Halliwells, HL Interactive, in a deal that completed on Friday (28 February).
Bircham Dyson Bell is to merge with four-partner private client boutique Ambrose Appelbe, adding around £2m to its top line.
The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
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.
SJ Berwin senior partner Stephen Kon has spoken about how the client shift from West to East has propelled his firm to combine with Asia Pacific giant King & Wood Mallesons - which goes live today (1 November).
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Reed Smith has posted a 6 per cent increase in turnover for the 2013 financial year, with total revenue rising from $1.013bn to $1.075bn.