The leadership interview
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.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan bounced back in London last year guided by co-managing partners Sue Prevezer QC and Richard East.
Axiom seems to be on a roll, with UK turnover hitting £30m. But will it be enough?
Fried Frank launched in London in 1970. But the hire of Kirkland & Ellis UK head Graham White is a more recent statement of intent. Here’s why.
"It takes time to convince people to leave their comfort zone": Jim Learner talks Kirkland's big name hires
When Kirkland & Ellis’ London head Graham White quit the firm last October to join Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, there were a few names in the frame to succeed him.
Behind the Law
Dentons has reignited the debate on profit disclosures with new claims that its net profit and profit per equity partner figures for 2014 have been reported erroneously.
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) recently said that its professional statement could be the key to unlocking the bar for many people who are currently unable to access the profession.
Baker & McKenzie China, Vietnam and Korea office managing partner Milton Cheng believes the change in law has sparked interest in PRC law from other international firms.
Nominations for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s next senior partner are expected to close this month with sources close to the firm already touting three clear frontrunners to take over from incumbent Will Lawes when he steps down in October.
How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.
To ensure readers don’t miss key information, we are printing excerpts of the most-read briefings and writers by sector. This week it’s the stars in litigation
Internationalisation remains a watchword for offshore as firms expand their offering to meet client demand.
The impact of ‘principal designer’ rules, parties dig out the housing pledge game, and more projects are underperforming.