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“Mergers don’t work unless people work hard,” says Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) managing partner James Carter on the combined firm’s first anniversary
Arbitration boutique Three Crowns has seen average profit per equity partner soar in its first year of business to between £1.3m and £1.6m, with its seven equity partners’ take home pay now rivalling that of magic circle plateau partners.
LND: Ashurst trials "blind allocation" of work to corporate associates in attempt to ensure fairness
Ashurst is piloting “blind allocation” of work in its corporate department after hiring a management consultant to lead on doling out mandates
The number of foreign firms in mainland China has dropped for the first time since the country opened its door to non-domestic firms in the early 1990s
The profession’s watchdog is to fight two opposing claims over whether it should disclose details of a closed investigation into ‘Harry Potter’ lawyer Alan Blacker
Artificial Intelligence in legal services took one step closer to reality today as Thomson Reuters announced it had joined up with IBM’s AI machine Watson.
Carey Olsen has joined the increasing number of offshore firms with a Singapore presence by launching in the city-state with the hire of former Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Linda Lee.
“Mergers don’t work unless people work hard,” says Charles Russell Speechlys (CRS) managing partner James Carter on the combined firm’s first anniversary.
HSBC has instructed Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to defend a Libor manipulation claim brought by two former customers.
And there goes another Scottish independent. McClure Naismith’s decision to call in the administrators in August was the third sad ending of its kind, following Semple Fraser in 2013 and Tods Murray, bought by Shepherd & Wedderburn in 2014.
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