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A&O enjoys fleeting moment as second-largest magic circle firm

6-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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. 

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Cash: saviour of the universe

29-Jun-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Widespread generous pay hikes for NQs, but US firms focus on rewarding trainees.

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Herbert Smith Freehills' worldwide efficiency drive

22-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

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Lock-ins guarantee Gateley loyalty

15-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Gateley bigshots see personal wealth soar on flotation, but face penalties for early exit .

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Taxis are coming to a summit near you – the Business Leadership Summit

8-Jun-2015 | By Matt Byrne

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.

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The end is nigh for lockstep as top firms think global

1-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Global expansion sees leading firms consider different routes to remuneration.

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The Lawyer GC Strategy Summit: GCs need to realise their power

26-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Term ‘lawyer’ no longer describes the GC role in business, says top CEO

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#Judges: overworked and miserable

27-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Four more judges will step down soon, raising awkward questions about the system

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At last, the gender balance at the top of UK law firms begins to shift

27-Apr-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

BLP and Squires lag, but elsewhere female partner promotion stats look healthy.

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Legal stars shape content of new event

20-Apr-2015 | By Matt Byrne

High-profile board to guide content of law firm leadership summit 

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Israeli elections: another HFN lawyer set to hit political big time

17-Mar-2015 | By Joshua Freedman

Former senior partner at Israel’s Herzog Fox & Neeman is running to become PM in country’s elections

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DLA Piper now calls the profits tune

9-Mar-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Firm takes the US lead with a thumping 10.8% profit leap.

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Where next for Gowling WLG?

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

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.

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Ins and outs of law firms in Germany

27-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Germany’s crowded and fiercely competitive market has sparked a flurry of comings and goings by international firms.

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Germany peer panel: the power balance

27-Jul-2015

Local firms in Germany are working in an increasingly competitve market with good dealflow.

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Call for back-up: firms disclose challenges of e-discovery

27-Jul-2015

Better vendor support is high on the wish list of our e-disclosure panellists, while predictive coding has yet to gain the trust of UK clients and lawyers

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UAE is hot right now

27-Jul-2015

 The UAE is booming and firms expect a further boost when sanctions against Iran are lifted.

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Star legal writers: corporate

27-Jul-2015

This week’s top briefings writers from TheLawyer.com cover corporate issues.

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