The leadership interview
At the beginning of this year, Osborne Clarke welcomed in a new UK managing partner after Simon Beswick stepped down after a 12-year run. Now entering his sixth month in the role, Ray Berg explains how he intends to continue Beswick’s legacy.
Some six years after launching in London, Greenberg Traurig’s CEO Richard Rosenbaum is convinced that the City is the key to making the firm the world’s top legal real estate brand.
It’s all change at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer this year as the firm gears up to open its second UK office in Manchester and managing partner David Aitman prepares to step down at the end of his brief term at the helm.
A&L Goodbody was the first Irish firm to win The Lawyer’s European Law Firm of the Year award. Managing partner Julian Yarr reveals how the firm’s attitude to innovation has led it to success.
Following a contested election that pitted ultimate victor John Cleland against property head Adrian Barlow and client operations head Richard Masters, Pinsent Masons’ new managing partner stepped into the role today.
Latham & Watkins has a new London managing partner in Jay Sadanandan, but like the song, the strategic direction remains the same.
This year’s European Managing Partner of the Year, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ chairman Dimitry Afanasiev, opens up about the challenges affecting Russia and Ukraine.
The head of Baker & McKenzie’s Asia Pacific practice is very clear on what it was that gave him the skills necessary to fulfil his current role: a spell in-house at telecoms company Optus (now Singtel Optus).
The Lawyer’s Africa Elite report is published on Monday (30 March). Ahead of that the first-ever managing partner of Webber Wentzel, one of South Africa’s oldest and largest firms, unveils her plans for the future.
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.
Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO
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.
Some three years after the implementation of the Legal Services Act, Gateley has announced its intention to be the first UK law firm to launch an initial public offering (IPO).
Demand for ATE cover shows no sign of dwindling as clients continue to use it as a way to spread costs risk, while some experts predict a rise from group litigators
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.