Addleshaws fires election starting gun


Two of the runners and riders in the race for one of the top jobs in the legal market, the managing partner of Addleshaw Goddard, have been confirmed

DWF boosts momentum with Pinsents hire


There’s no doubt about it, DWF’s growth has been prolific in recent years. Its most recent data show that turnover was up by 57.5 per cent at the half-year point to £93.6m

The biggest firm in China just shook up its governance


China’s largest firm by headcount Dacheng has rethought its management structure following an election process that began in February

London lovers: Latham ranks top in the capital


There is change at the top in this year’s top 30 international firms in London. Last year it was all about Baker & McKenzie, still reigning supreme at the top of the list, and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the shooting star rising up through the ranks

Introducing Charles Russell Speechlys LLP


Apple, Blue Ivy, North West, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin - giving youngsters outlandish names has been all the rage over the past couple of years

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DWF cuts 19 operational finance roles in latest round of redundancies

17-Apr-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has confirmed that it has cut 19 jobs as part of a consultation launched last month, which put 21 operational roles in its finance department at risk.


Patient to succeed Lilley as Travers’ managing partner in January 2015

17-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Travers Smith’s Paris chief David Patient is set to become firm-wide managing partner when incumbent Andrew Lilley steps down from the role at the end of 2014.

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Hogan Lovells leadership rejig leads to new board role for under 45s

17-Apr-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Hogan Lovells has created a position on its 12-strong management board for equity partners aged 45 and under.

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Liquidators of Madoff fund receive Privy Council blow in key ruling

17-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.

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Hiring is the key to capital gains

14-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Until now ‘international’ has been a bit of a euphemism since historically the firms in our survey have always been American. This year, though, the terminology is correct

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Barring mishaps

6-Apr-2014 | Updated: 7-Apr-2014

We’ve had the silks round, but there other long-running themes emerging from our coverage of the bar. They include commercial court costs and criminal barristers’ struggle with the Ministry of Justice. Below is a selection of reports highlighting the current issues.

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