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

postcard

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

employment

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 

sun

Lost lawyers return to the fold

19-May-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Firms welcome back lawyers as economy perks up

Soundy

Shearman & Sterling nabs Bridgepoint

19-May-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Shearman outflanks CC, Links, Travers Smith for work

Market Analysis

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

roses

Leeds: Ridings of the storm

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Leeds has taken a harder knock from the slump than its regional peers, with firm headcounts falling behind Manchester. But rejuvenation plans are brewing

Cayman

Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 

storm

Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014

21-Jul-2014

The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance

jigsaw

Charles Russell Speechlys management: the joys of a clean sheet

17-Jul-2014

What images fill your mind when you hear the names Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell?

leeds

Leeds resurgence equals rich pickings for some

14-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Leeds market has transformed over recent years, with new entrants and expansionist stalwarts generating demand at all levels.

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underground

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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