ABS News and Analysis
Allianz has been granted an ABS licence for the launch of ALP Law in conjunction with catastrophic injury firm Serious Law.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has acquired Toronto-based immigration law firm Bomza Law Group.
Gunnercooke founder Darryl Cooke is an ABS fan but worries his firm will be stigmatised for turning its back on the LLP structure.
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Gateley has made its first non-lawyer an equity partner after converting to an ABS structure in December.
ABS Minster Law posted a £599,000 loss in 2012/13 after being swallowed up by price comparison site comparethemarket.com owner BGL in May 2013.
Former Pannone Connect2Law chief executive David Jabbari has joined Parabis to launch a regional network of firms.
PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) legal arm, PwC Legal, has gained an ABS licence, allowing the Big Four accountant to take ownership of the business.
Insurance giant Direct Line Group (DLG) has become the latest new entrant to the legal services market, with the announcement today that the Solicitors Regulatory Association (SRA) has authorised it as an ABS.
Slater & Gordon UK chief executive Neil Kinsella has set the firm a 12-month target to fully integrate its merger with Pannone after the deal is complete.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has granted Athens-based Exarchou and Rosenberg International an ABS licence with effect from 1 March.
The Co-operative Group has finalised the process of dividing its legal function in the wake of losing control of its banking arm to investors in October.
The individuals picked out for their management skills in this year’s Hot 100 are leading the way in a rapidly-changing legal market.
Buckinghamshire County Council and the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority have announced plans to form an ABS, becoming the latest public sector in-house teams to announce such a collaboration.
Weightmans has become the latest top 50 firm to obtain an alternative business structure (ABS) licence from the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
With constant merger talks and two empty floors in its building, Davenport Lyons can’t shake the appearance of a firm that is desperate to be bought. Here’s why.
Stephenson Harwood’s non-executive supervisory council has re-appointed Sharon White as chief executive officer (CEO) for a second three-year term.
Gomez-Acebo & Pombo managing partner Manuel Martín has had to lead his firm through the hardest of times, and make the toughest decisions in the process.
Hill Dickinson has become the latest firm to moot plans to create a new centralised billing system in order to reduce lock-up and increase efficiency.
The Paris bar’s disciplinary body has thrown out a complaint brought by Mayer Brown against a lawyer alleging the firm had been exaggerating the number of partners it had in France.
Stephenson Harwood has axed 15 per cent of its secretarial jobs, as a result of a redundancy consultation which kicked off last month (5 February 2014).
Setting up in Saudi Arabia requires picking through complex regulation. Here’s what you need to know
Hogan Lovells UK boss Susan Bright on why the firm is no investment laggard.
What do Thomas Eggar and Californian giant Wilson Sonsini Goodrick & Rosati have in common? Not much, you might answer.
Great news for junior lawyers: trainee retention rates are on the up.
Helping the strong Israeli tech sector get funding is vital, says INE Ventures’ Paul Grossinger
Mobile device security is about more than the consumer offer, says Lookout’s Thomas Labarthe