The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Regional firm Freeth Cartwright has begun a redundancy consultation process with 60 staff, 15 of whom are lawyers.
East midlands-based Freeth Cartwright has begun a redundancy consultation process with 60 staff, 15 of whom are lawyers.
The redundancies are expected to affect the firm's offices in Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, with staff in Manchester and Birmingham escaping the cuts.
Freeth Cartwright chairman Colin Flanagan said: "During 2008 we took the view that we would try to ride out the economic downturn without any significant staff losses, but we now have to recognise that it will take many months for work levels to recover.
"In those circumstances, the only prudent management decision was to take action to reduce our cost base in line with projected workflows."
He added: "Ironically, we're continuing to win market share, but work for new clients takes time to develop and will not compensate for the reductions in activity among many of our established clients."
To subscribe to our free Lawyer News Daily news and comment email, click here. Or get the latest news as it's published with our free RSS feed here.