Landmark

Which London sets reign on fees?

28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

London’s top chambers reveal a stellar year so far with reports of increases in barrister revenues

Slaughter and May

Slaughters goes to town in China

28-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Firm promotes fourth partner so far this year in Hong Kong; now the focus is to diversify its offering

Speechly Bircham

Measure of success for Charles Russell Speechlys

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

How to tell if the Charles Russell Speechlys combination will work out

money

Magic circle holds back tide of mergers – for now

14-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

As Top 10’s revenue doubles in a decade, consolidation is driving growth at firms outside magic circle

money

All rise, as PEP growth outstrips revenue

7-Jul-2014 | By Katy Dowell

OC leads the pack with a stonking 47% PEP boost, as early results show most top firms returning to growth

Barclays

Get used to working together, bank advisers told

30-Jun-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Banks get serious about collaboration among panel law firms

women

Gender targets are trendy, but they are also essential

9-Jun-2014 | By Katy Dowell

More power to gender diversity initiatives, as Linklaters gets on board

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How fortune favoured the brave OC

9-Jun-2014 | By Katy Dowell, Natalie Stanton

Success of firm’s daring Eurocentric expansion policy silences sceptics

pay

Pay on the rise again at magic circle firms

2-Jun-2014

Three magic circle firms bring warm glow to junior ranks by ending salary freeze

Stephen Lucas

Will Stephen Lucas be value for money for Kirkland?

26-May-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Top-dollar lawyer Stephen Lucas will have to bring home the bacon for Kirkland

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LLPs ponder implications of members' status ruling

26-May-2014 | By Katy Dowell

Ruling on whistle-blowers’ rights and member status has LLPs in a spin 

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Rahman

Culture vs risk: How to run a law firm in challenging times

23-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

It’s a critical balance in the push for innovation and durability. In the run-up to our Awards, Law Firm of the Year contenders tell us their secrets of success

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Retention rates: Winning the war of attrition

28-Jul-2014 | By Richard Simmons, Becky Waller-Davies

With high training costs, retaining the best newly qualifieds makes good business sense. But why are some firms considerably better at it than others?

Plebgate

Special report: E-disclosure – Trials and tribulations

28-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device

UAE

Special report: UAE – Hotspots

28-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

A maturing economy, political stability and innovations such as industry hubs make Dubai and Abu Dhabi inviting – if you can get your feet under the table

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Special report: Germany – Crossing borders

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

As international work grows the DAX30 are expanding in-house legal teams, but Germany’s biggest companies remain critical to the country’s law firms 

Slaughter and May

Slaughters goes to town in China

28-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Firm promotes fourth partner so far this year in Hong Kong; now the focus is to diversify its offering

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Job watch: Transport

2-Dec-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Transport is a sector that offers a wealth of opportunities both for legal roles and puns, with government cash setting in train high-profile schemes and getting projects motoring.

Construction

Job watch - Projects

25-Nov-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Of all the transactional sectors projects and energy has been one of the most resilient throughout the recession. 

Immigration

Job Watch: Immigration

18-Nov-2013

Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area? 

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