A study published recently by PwC looking at the global state of information security shows that many organisations lack both clear leadership and strategies for tackling the security threats they face.
The last financial year was a record-breaker for the UK’s legal market with revenue, profit and headcount numbers for the top 200 UK-headquartered firms all at record levels.
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings
In-depth analyses throughout the entire UK 200 give a rounded picture of each firm’s year. This small selection provides a taste
The revenue produced in the UK by the top 30 international firms has grown by 35 per cent, from $2.6bn to $3.5bn, between 2009 and 2013.
We examine the UK’s top 50 law firms in groups of 10 – here are some extracts from the full report
A ground-breaking challenge brought by online travel company Skyscanner means the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) must reconsider whether to accept legally binding promises.
Information will move 500 times faster by 2034, providing the means for cloud-based advice services to take a major slice of the legal market
It’s here: The Lawyer’s UK 200 is the biggest financial data exercise in the legal profession
Edwards Wildman associate Sascha Grimm and Shearman & Sterling associate Suzanne Szczetnikowicz like to recount a story about female behaviour in the workplace.
From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners
Much has been written recently about the “death of partnership”.
DLA Piper is to merge with Mexico City-based firm Gallastegui y Lozano (GyL) as three existing partners and their team, including DLA’s Mexico City co-managing partner, leave for Baker & McKenzie.
Acquisitive Hull-headquartered personal injury firm Neil Hudgell Solicitors has today acquired Rapid Solicitors to form a £20m personal injury (PI) business.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is understood to be negotiating to take the seventh floor at 41 Lothbury having taken over Bingham McCutchen’s lease on the fifth and sixth floors with immediate effect.
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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The new firm will adopt Charles Russell’s career structure, while its associate training scheme will be re-examined and developed.
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Europe’s largest firm, Iberian giant Garrigues, has announced a marginal rise of 0.2 per cent in its 2013/14 turnover along with the promotion of seven to its partnership.