Today’s issue is our last of the summer. Three weeks of summer sun with nothing to do but soak up the rays. Possibly.
Wragges’ merger with Gowlings positions it for global expansion.
Gateley’s IPO on AIM in May surprised many.
Which firms will have the balls to walk away from the RBS review?
There could hardly be a more appropriate symbol of London’s current sky-high property prices than the tale of Boodle Hatfield.
This week sees the publication of the third Asia-Pacific 150 report.
If you work in-house, are you frustrated by the uninspiring service or lack of innovation your external legal services providers offer you?
Our salary survey attracted more than 6,000 responses.
This week’s issue of The Lawyer is all about the challenges facing in-house lawyers in a continually testing environment.
Life has been tough for the public sector in the past few years, with spending cuts hitting home.
Cultural change in the legal market is often slow - but usually critical.
To what extent are US firms embedded within the UK corporate landscape?
Today’s cover story plotting the international office growth of Allen & Overy (A&O), Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters reveals some startling statistics.
Competition partner Paula Riedel’s departure from Linklaters to Kirkland & Ellis last week generated considerable reader interest.
As McDermott Will & Emery sets its sights on Cuba to launch a full-service venture, The Lawyer explores whether the long-forbidden island will become the next big destination for international firms.
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has reported a a 9 per cent plunge in average profit per full equity partner (PEP) from £545,000 to £496,000, bringing it to its lowest point since 2008/09.
Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA) has hired around 20 lawyers, including six partners, from rival Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, boosting its strength in oil and gas and African work.
DLA Piper has fallen out of the top five in the Aim client rankings, while Pinsent Masons’ reign at the top could well be threatened by Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s tie-up with Gowlings next year.
Hill Dickinson has reported that its turnover for the 2014/15 financial year has fallen by 6.4 per cent, from £111.6m to £104.4m.
Gateley’s move to float on AIM earlier this year intrigued the market. It was certainly an unexpected move; most had tipped Irwin Mitchell to be the first commercial law firm to seek a stock market listing. But as our detailed analysis shows, the deal is less radical than on first sight.