Cuts and Redundancies
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
Farrer & Co and Olswang have both confirmed the results of redundancy consultations begun earlier this year, laying off fewer people than originally feared.
Osborne Clarke today (15 May) entered into a two week consultation programme with a view to cutting 13 senior associates.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today (14 May) announced plans to make a raft of redundancies affecting nearly 100 lawyers and staff at the firm.
Lawyers and support staff in DWF’s Edinburgh and Glasgow offices have been put on redundancy notice as part of the firm’s wider restructuring programme.