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From in-house counsel to business partner: what you need to know

28-Oct-2014

A study published recently by PwC looking at the global state of information security shows that many organisations lack both clear leadership and strategies for tackling the security threats they face.

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UK 200 overview: Combined revenue of top 200 UK firms breaks through £20bn

27-Oct-2014

The last financial year was a record-breaker for the UK’s legal market with revenue, profit and headcount numbers for the top 200 UK-headquartered firms all at record levels. 

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UK 200 selected profiles

27-Oct-2014

In-depth analyses throughout the entire UK 200 give a rounded picture of each firm’s year. This small selection provides a taste

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UK 200 The bar: Flourishing in the Inns

27-Oct-2014

The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings

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The UK Market Register: US firms storm the mid-market

27-Oct-2014 | By Joshua Freedman

The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.

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UK 200 International: Consolidation continues as growth accelerates

27-Oct-2014 | By Matt Byrne

The revenue produced in the UK by the top 30 international firms has grown by 35 per cent, from $2.6bn to $3.5bn, between 2009 and 2013.

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1-10 segments: extracts

26-Oct-2014

We examine the UK’s top 50 law firms in groups of 10 – here are some extracts from the full report

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11-20 segments: extracts

26-Oct-2014

We examine the UK’s top 50 law firms in groups of 10 – here are some extracts from the full report

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21-30 segments: extracts

26-Oct-2014

We examine the UK’s top 50 law firms in groups of 10 – here are some extracts from the full report

Behind the Law

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BLP tells headhunters: find female talent to help us hit our diversity target

28-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to aim for an improvement in the number of women making partner.

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Young guns go for it at Kirkland

20-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Next generation set to take lead at Kirkland & Ellis as White exits for Fried Frank 

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CMA must rethink online hotel pricing

27-Oct-2014

A ground-breaking challenge brought by online travel company Skyscanner means the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) must reconsider whether to accept legally binding promises.

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Richard Kemp: IT will bring the biggest shakedown yet to law

27-Oct-2014

Information will move 500 times faster by 2034, providing the means for cloud-based advice services to take a major slice of the legal market

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Leader: UK 200 redraws the legal map

27-Oct-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

It’s here: The Lawyer’s UK 200 is the biggest financial data exercise in the legal profession

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Women, do it for yourselves

20-Oct-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Edwards Wildman associate Sascha Grimm and Shearman & Sterling associate Suzanne Szczetnikowicz like to recount a story about female behaviour in the workplace.

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Charles Martin: Partner performance management can make or break a firm

20-Oct-2014

From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners

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Do no-fault expulsions mean the death of partnership?

13-Oct-2014

Much has been written recently about the “death of partnership”.

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