Lawyer News Daily
Boodle Hatfield may have set a trend when it vacated its 300-year Mayfair seat, with firms – both in London and nationwide – being forced by soaring property prices to get creative with their real estate
This week the Dentons and McKenna Long & Aldridge merger officially completed, cementing Dentons’ standing as the biggest law firm in the world
Allen & Overy has achieved a sixth consecutive year of growth in 2014/15, increasing its global turnover by 4 per cent from £1.23bn to £1.28bn, while average profit per equity partner grew by 8 per cent to £1.21m
Linklaters has reported a 1 per cent increase in turnover to £1.267bn in 2014/15, at the same time as managing partner Simon Davies confirmed he is stepping down early to join Lloyds Banking Group as chief people, legal and strategy officer
Allen & Overy contract lawyer service Peerpoint is continuing to focus on international expansion, with sites in Asia and Europe thought to be in the pipeline
Mayer Brown is to enter into an association with Chinese firm Jingtian & Gongcheng in Hong Kong, as the Chinese firm launches its first international office in the city.
Foot Anstey has successfully defended an age discrimination claim brought against it by an ex-partner.
King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) average profit per equity partner (PEP) in Europe and the Middle East has skyrocketed by 39 per cent to £610,000 in its second financial year since it merged with SJ Berwin.
Italian TMT-focused firm Portolano Cavallo has launched in New York, hiring former DLA Piper partner Emily Maxwell to support its new offering.
There could hardly be a more appropriate symbol of London’s current sky-high property prices than the tale of Boodle Hatfield.