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.
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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?
Private client issues such as inheritance tax, wills and trusts are top of the political agenda right now, and lawyers should prepare themselves for change.
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.
The price of oil is not going up any time soon so operators must exploit the situation to create streamlined processes and ditch their ‘two tribes’ mentality.
Today’s cover story plotting the international office growth of Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters reveals some startling statistics.
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.
Clyde & Co has announced it is in advanced merger talks with Simpson & Marwick, in a move which would give the firm its first base in Scotland.
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Linklaters’ ambition to be part of the “global elite” has taken a significant step in the right direction as the firm succeeded in winning the role of principal adviser to Unilever from Slaughter and May.
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Dentons is reporting a rise in both revenue and profit for its UK, Middle East and Africa (UKMEA) operations for the 2014/15 financial year, with average profit per equity partner (PEP) up 23 per cent to £502,000.
BLP and Squires lag, but elsewhere female partner promotion stats look healthy.