After years of chasing its rivals, Allen & Overy (A&O) has displaced Linklaters as – for the time being – as the second-largest magic circle firm.
Widespread generous pay hikes for NQs, but US firms focus on rewarding trainees.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has joined the small but growing number of firms appointing legal project managers to take control of client work and fee allocation.
Gateley bigshots see personal wealth soar on flotation, but face penalties for early exit .
From 15 June the streets of Central London will be graced by a number of Business Leadership-branded taxis aimed at raising the profile of the September event.
Global expansion sees leading firms consider different routes to remuneration.
Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO
Four more judges will step down soon, raising awkward questions about the system
BLP and Squires lag, but elsewhere female partner promotion stats look healthy.
High-profile board to guide content of law firm leadership summit
Former senior partner at Israel’s Herzog Fox & Neeman is running to become PM in country’s elections
Firm takes the US lead with a thumping 10.8% profit leap.
Life is rosy at the commercial bar, if last year’s financial results provided by some leading sets are anything to go by. Overall, the top 30 chambers witnessed growth across the board, though expansion at the top end of the leader board was notably slower than in previous years.
A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.
Our panel of experts discuss demand for cross-border protection plans, the rise in case complexity and implications of the new SRA discussion paper.
The lawyers shortlisted for Funds Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards have shown great flexibility in the face of intensified regulation.
Competition among Canada’s independent law firms is getting fiercer. Will some choose to follow Gowlings into a merger rather than continue to go it alone?
When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots.