LND: Blake Morgan’s Cha: We’re sharpening our offering


Ten months in, and while the financials may be unimpressive, Blake Morgan’s Mr Merger is staying upbeat.

LND: Magic circle signs up to contextual recruitment in new social mobility push


The whole magic circle is among the latest batch of firms set to adopt the Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) in a bid to promote social mobility

Linklaters Asia departures continue as Irvine moves to Kirkland


Kirkland & Ellis has turned to Linklaters to boost its Hong Kong offering with the hire of debt finance partner David Irvine. Irvine is the latest in a string of partners to leave Linklaters in Asia this year.

Forty redundant as carve up of McClure Naismith gets underway


Cable & Wireless Communications 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

Gibson Dunn's Geffen: US firms at point of no return


Former Ashurst head Charlie Geffen oozes confidence about the prospects for building his City corporate finance team.

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Holman Fenwick Willan and Nabarro pick BPP following Kaplan LPC closure

4-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Holman Fenwick Willan and Nabarro have chosen BPP as their preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider.

Stock exchange

BLP, DLA and Linklaters advise on Prairie Mining’s triple listing

4-Sep-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), DLA Piper and Linklaters have all advised Prairie Mining Limited on its listings to the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE).


11KBW's Paul Nicholls QC joins Matrix

4-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Matrix Chambers has taken employment and public law silk Paul Nicholls QC from 11KBW, the sixth new member to join the set this year.


Eversheds, DAC Beachcroft and CMS publish autumn retention

4-Sep-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Eversheds has kept on 82 per cent of its autumn 2015 qualifying trainees

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School’s out, but not for trailblazers

3-Aug-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Today’s issue is our last of the summer. Three weeks of summer sun with nothing to do but soak up the rays. Possibly.

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Leading the pack

1-Sep-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Every week The Lawyer runs an interview with law firm leaders that goes behind the headlines to probe law firm strategy and uncover operational priorities. It’s become one of our most-read sections. Catch up on some of our most popular interviews below. How do your leaders measure up?

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