Russia is an attractive proposition for institutional investors at the moment, with a boom in bond issuances
International firms are jostling for position with local players in a packed legal market, but the UK magic circle still dominates
UK associates may have to move out if they want to move up, as firms look to add strength in growing economies
Redundancies are sweeping the legal industry as firms of all sizes adjust to a world of permanent price pressure - and partners are no longer secure in ivory towers
Budget tracking has become a core part of many in-housers’ roles, and delegates at our recent Portugal summit considered the hi-tech approach
The arrival of Texas firm Andrews Kurth in the UK proves how busy the oil and gas market has become. But the sector’s high level of activity has caught the eye of the European Commission
A surprising number of UK associates haven’t even heard of the top US firms in London. Our survey reveals their attitudes
Law firms often appear to focus their training efforts on the newbies to the legal profession, but increasingly programmes target mid-level associates
Chinese firms are pushing ahead with international expansion as equally important internal changes are being played out
Cash call is simply to stabilise the partner distribution cycle, apparently
Garrigues looks to South America for relief from home market gloom
Early results give distorted picture of the health of the profession
Firm’s merit-based remuneration system sees it top the pay league
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