Are you reading this while snugly ensconced in your warehouse-sized corner office? Does that make you a dinosaur? Yep, probably.
This week’s feature on Royal Mail offers a master class in cultural change.
Next week one of the biggest legal market events of the year will roll into London. It should be good – it’s been 800 years in the making.
Addleshaws’ move into flexible resourcing shows how quickly this part of the legal services market is moving.
Talk to anyone over 35 about Generation Y and the complaints are predictable. They’re not interested in grunt work; they want the top job from the moment they join; they can’t live without their phones; they have a short attention span.
Welcome to one of our most-awaited issues of the year, in which we unveil our Hot 100 lawyers for 2015.
It took a while, but it was worth it. Cooley’s launch in London had been awaited for over a year, but it didn’t diminish the impact. Indeed, The Lawyer’s revelation ten days ago that the firm was opening in the UK with 19 partners dominated our most-read stories list.
This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, putting the rule of law in the spotlight.
We finish 2014 with our analysis of the global litigation and investigations market – the Global Litigation Top 50.
A lot of things unite in-house lawyers. Overwork is one; lack of resources is another.
It wasn’t easy. When The Lawyer set out to research the top independent law firms operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) we were confronted with a whole series of problems.
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
Firms including Clifford Chance, CMS Cameron McKenna and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have stepped up to advise on the sale of the Government’s stake in Eurostar.
Weil Gotshal & Manges’ UK revenue grew by 9.6 per cent in 2014, from $114m to $125m (£82m).
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
French firm Franklin has hired a partner from Bird & Bird’s Paris office to develop a new competition and distribution practice.
DLA Piper’s global revenue held steady at $2.48bn (£1.626bn) last year, following a 1.7 per cent growth during the 2013 calendar year.
The trend for working flexibly is gathering significant pace and as this week’s analysis of Allen & Overy’s Peerpoint reveals, for some firms it’s also a way into new markets domestically and internationally. For years lawyers who worked part time or flexibly were derided in some quarters as second rate. Now, with rapidly growing number of lawyers working flexibly and impressive turnover increases at various offerings, it looks like an idea whose time has come.