A prolonged period of tough trading conditions has forced a rebalancing in the top end of the legal market, while mid-sized players are growing
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
The arrival of specialist international firms has added another dynamic to the fast-changing Australian legal market
Ashurst partners are set to vote on the full financial integration between Ashurst and Ashurst Australia but it is the battle for the top managerial job that is really getting partners talking.
There’s been plenty of action on the international tie-ups front, but the domestic legal market is slow
Ashurst has announced turnover of £586m in the first combined results since the UK firm fully merged with its Australian arm, with average profit per equity partner (PEP) hitting £801,000.
Freshfields has swept the board in Thomson Reuters M&A rankings for the first half of 2013, coming top among all UK-based firms for global, European and UK-related M&A.
Allen & Overy’s (A&O) Australian senior partner Grant Fuzi is to leave the firm at the end of this year, four years after he launched the magic circle firm’s offices down under.
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