Today’s issue is our last of the summer. Three weeks of summer sun with nothing to do but soak up the rays. Possibly.
Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.
Gateley’s IPO on AIM in May surprised many.
Which firms will have the balls to walk away from the RBS review?
There could hardly be a more appropriate symbol of London’s current sky-high property prices than the tale of Boodle Hatfield.
This week sees the publication of the third Asia-Pacific 150 report.
If you work in-house, are you frustrated by the uninspiring service or lack of innovation your external legal services providers offer you?
Our salary survey attracted more than 6,000 responses.
This week’s issue of The Lawyer is all about the challenges facing in-house lawyers in a continually testing environment.
Life has been tough for the public sector in the past few years, with spending cuts hitting home.
Cultural change in the legal market is often slow - but usually critical.
To what extent are US firms embedded within the UK corporate landscape?
Today’s cover story plotting the international office growth of Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters reveals some startling statistics.
Competition partner Paula Riedel’s departure from Linklaters to Kirkland & Ellis last week generated considerable reader interest.
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) general counsel Belinda Bradberry is gearing up to install the company’s first-ever legal panel, with growth in the business changing the way its legal function operates.
Bevan Brittan is to enter the Leeds legal market after hiring two DWF lawyers to launch an office in the city.
Slaughter and May and Pinsent Masons have retained their top positions in the corporate client rankings, but Norton Rose Fulbright has edged Linklaters out of the top five firms ranked by total stock market clients.
A total of 42 partners and staff of failed firm McClure Naismith have been left with no jobs to go to after the firm’s administrators worked to secure positions for the majority of the firm.
Scottish firm McClure Naismith has appointed administrators after several years of tumbling revenues meant it was no longer able to service its debt or other liabilities.
Amid the clamour for work-life balance, law firms are responding with a series of flexible working policies that allow more people to work from home. And of course, with rents a major part of firms’ expenditure, it helps take the pressure off space requirements too. Will it soon become the norm?