As Herbert Smith Freehills gears up for a vote on its combined remuneration structure senior reporter Lucy Burton looks at the numbers behind the merger
Earlier this year Clyde & Co revealed a 33 per cent climb in corporate revenue, from £53m to £70.7m.
Move on up
Former attorney general Peter Goldsmith QC has been named co-managing partner of Debevoise & Plimpton’s London office.
London has been the focus for Dundas & Wilson in its recruitment and promotions over the past few years.
Consistent promotions keep Berwin Leighton Paisner’s London office buoyant, while international hiring continues apace
After a couple of mergers the London office’s retention has wavered but it been reinforcing numbers with lateral hires, particularly in corporate, employment and real estate
Slow but steady has been the way for this London-based firm as its clear career structure sees trainees progress through the ranks
The London outfit’s significant lateral efforts and healthy retention rate have provided it with a springboard for sizeable future promotion rounds
A strong HR policy and engagement strategy has paid dividends for staff retention at the London firm