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.
Collapses among big Scottish law firms had more to do with management failings and the partnership system than big bank-mania and ‘Scottishness’.
Beware loopholes in instant dismissal and contractual T&Cs, find out key features of the Singapore International Commercial Court, and the progress being made for whistleblowers – just some of this week’s top briefings coverage from the company/commercial sector.
Wilkin Chapman chief executive Des Mannion gives his perpective of moving from accountancy to law.
Hit hard by the 2008 crisis, Austria’s businesses and law firms have found a variety of ways to adapt to the changed environment.
Fear of social media-borne reputational damage, cost considerations and judicial pressure are all boosting the uptake of alternative dispute resolution.
For the first time, Chinese firms can be ranked by revenue, and one thing is clear, most of the elite Chinese firms have enjoyed stellar growth in the past year. How?