Your partners hate you, your clients are deserting you - welcome to the world of the managing partner.
For both SJ Berwin and Ashurst the lure of an Asia deal was irresistible.
It’s here: The Lawyer’s UK 200 is the biggest financial data exercise in the legal profession
Edwards Wildman associate Sascha Grimm and Shearman & Sterling associate Suzanne Szczetnikowicz like to recount a story about female behaviour in the workplace.
Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.
Gibson Dunn’s hire of former Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen is one of the biggest corporate stories of the season.
The self-belief of Freshfields managing partner and corporate head is remarkable.
Like a python after swallowing an antelope, Akin Gump London may want to rest a while.
This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.
With just over a week to go until Scotland decides whether to maintain a 300-year-old union or branch out on its own again, its law firms are feeling the effects of referendum fever. And not necessarily in a good way.
The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?
Let us praise legal services.
A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.
These days it’s all about global growth. Right? Not according to our feature today.
Osborne Clarke has advised KPMG on a 10-year strategic alliance to share predictive analytics and technology with technology company McLaren Group, which was represented by its own in-house counsel.
David Ryan is more or less an institution at Pinsent Masons. During his 15 year tenure as the firm’s managing partner, he has led its transformation from a 134-partner regional practice into a 380-partner global outfit.
Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca has secured the instruction to advise the Spanish airport operator Aena (Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea) on its upcoming flotation for a fee of just €1.
An overwhelming majority of lawyers believe the profession is dominated by white, middle-class men and that developing a career in law as a mother is difficult.
British American Tobacco’s (BAT) group legal director and general counsel Neil Withington has quit the group, as it announces a wider leadership reshuffle.
Regulatory and investigation work has become the backbone of many City firms’ litigation practices. As the stories below demonstrate, the high-profile mandates involving the high street banks are largely being dominated by a handful of law firms.