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.
In 10 years the magic circle has significantly expanded its global presence but each firm has followed a different strategy for growth
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?
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How law firms can adapt to the expanding international arbitration market.
The impact of ‘principal designer’ rules, parties dig out the housing pledge game, and more projects are underperforming.
Merger activity over the past three years shows a trend for consolidation, but UK 200 data shows not all tie-ups create a better balance sheet.
BLP and Squires lag, but elsewhere female partner promotion stats look healthy.
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11KBW’s Tim Kerr QC has been elevated to the High Court bench to replace Mr Justice Eder, who took early retirement to return to private practice in April.
Gateley will be valued at £100m following its 8 June IPO on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), according to regulatory filings, with its senior management team each holding shares worth at least £2.4m.
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.
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.
Contractual blind spots affect not only general counsel, but whole companies too.
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.
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.