Next generation set to take lead at Kirkland & Ellis as White exits for Fried Frank
Accountant will not form standalone law firm, but build legal into its offering
Supermarket’s lawyers man the tills to rebuild company’s reputation after blunder
US firms indulge in London hiring binge, but Mayer Brown bucks the trend
London restructuring team’s mass exit may speed $2bn mega-merger talks
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights
Clifford Chance becomes the latest firm to drop ULaw for BPP as its LPC provider
Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates
Can City firms close the door on line of PE staff heading out for US practices?
Baker & McKenzie follows Belfast services trail but takes integration to a new level
Culture will absorb management’s attention now the corporate business is rooted
Stoic lawyers who keep the wheels of business turning in conflict zones
Firm promotes fourth partner so far this year in Hong Kong; now the focus is to diversify its offering
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.
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.
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.
The bar saw growth across the board but is rapidly segmenting into three distinct groupings
In-depth analyses throughout the entire UK 200 give a rounded picture of each firm’s year. This small selection provides a taste
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.
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.
Of all the transactional sectors projects and energy has been one of the most resilient throughout the recession.
Few topics get tabloid blood racing like immigration, but are heart rates running quite so high among lawyers practising in this area?