The self-belief of Freshfields managing partner and corporate head is remarkable.
Like a python after swallowing an antelope, Akin Gump London may want to rest a while.
This week we publish our review of the reviews, which tallies the firms that have won places on the panels of 2014. There’s a pattern emerging.
With just over a week to go until Scotland decides whether to maintain a 300-year-old union or branch out on its own again, its law firms are feeling the effects of referendum fever. And not necessarily in a good way.
The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?
Let us praise legal services.
A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.
These days it’s all about global growth. Right? Not according to our feature today.
Are deals back? You might not think so from reading this week’s feature on public M&A fees
This week we publish the second edition of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, the most comprehensive study of the legal market in the region
Any discussion of innovation in private practice must confront two challenges: nurturing culture and managing risk.
More and more City firms are disaggregating in the quest for efficiency.
The accountants are making some lawyers jittery. Some, but not all.
In October 2012 Deloitte decided to tackle the issue of workplace mental health seriously
Former Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen has resigned from the firm to join Los Angeles-headquartered Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.
Claimant litigation firm Hausfeld has hired Michelin Group Europe general counsel Laurent Geelhand to launch a Brussels office.
Parabis has decided to close its offices in Bristol and Colchester following a 40-day consultation, with 41 staff affected.
Antonio Garrigues has stepped down from the firm his father founded after sixty years, including over fifty in management roles at Europe’s largest independent practice.
KPMG has become the latest ‘Big Four’ professional services firm to be granted an alternative business structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
Belfast has become a magnet for international firms wanting to site their low-cost operations; think Herbert Smith, Allen & Overy and Baker &McKenzie. But it’s also become popular with firms wanting to expand their legal offerings. Pinsent Masons, Kennedys and most recently BLM have all merged with local firms.