Cuts to Legal Aid have seen student projects bridge the gap between the most vulnerable and justice.
Morgan Cole and Blake Lapthorn have finally decided that three’s a crowd and, after months of flirting with Boyes Turner, gone ahead with a traditional two-way merger.
While some US firms had a rougher ride in this year’s survey, the West Coasters have found London a home from home
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions
This year’s Budget introduced yet more changes to the way pensions operate. Will this squeeze out the specialist in-housers even more?
Commitment to Asia as senior partner relocates to Singapore on a permanent basis
Vacation schemes are here again and now they’re more crucial than ever in the war for talent.
Until now ‘international’ has been a bit of a euphemism since historically the firms in our survey have always been American. This year, though, the terminology is correct
BAE Systems’ Tom Burton sets out the position facing the world’s top firms
Bribery Act prosecutions are growing in number
HMRC’s changes to the tax treatment of members could raise serious employment law issues
Zhong Lun’s Robert Lewis gives an insider’s view of Chinese law firm management
The bitter marital split of aviation tycoon Clive Joy has highlighted the issue the role tax efficient offshore trusts can play in lengthy High Court divorces.
DWF has confirmed that it has cut 19 jobs as part of a consultation launched last month, which put 21 operational roles in its finance department at risk.
Australian firm HWL Ebsworth continues its growth spree with the acquisition of South Australian firm Kelly & Co.
Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell will be known as Charles Russell Speechlys LLP should the merger be successful later this year.
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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Partner lock-ins normally come at a time of turmoil or change for a firm – following a merger, or to stem a slew of partner departures.
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Litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has dropped out of The Lawyer’s annual top 30 international firms in London table this year following the resolution of two of its largest cases during 2013 and a reduction in UK turnover of 28 per cent.