Much of the existing analysis of Africa as a legal market has centred on infrastructure projects and natural resources.
Prophets of change in the legal industry seem doomed to disappointment. Over the past two decades law firms have not torn up their structures; rather, change has been cultural
Referral relationships are key to success, whatever the size of your firm.
Last week’s news of SRA plans to withdraw from the Graduate Recruitment Code touched a nerve.
Are you reading this while snugly ensconced in your warehouse-sized corner office? Does that make you a dinosaur? Yep, probably.
This week’s feature on Royal Mail offers a master class in cultural change.
Next week one of the biggest legal market events of the year will roll into London. It should be good – it’s been 800 years in the making.
Addleshaws’ move into flexible resourcing shows how quickly this part of the legal services market is moving.
Talk to anyone over 35 about Generation Y and the complaints are predictable. They’re not interested in grunt work; they want the top job from the moment they join; they can’t live without their phones; they have a short attention span.
Welcome to one of our most-awaited issues of the year, in which we unveil our Hot 100 lawyers for 2015.
It took a while, but it was worth it. Cooley’s launch in London had been awaited for over a year, but it didn’t diminish the impact. Indeed, The Lawyer’s revelation ten days ago that the firm was opening in the UK with 19 partners dominated our most-read stories list.
This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, putting the rule of law in the spotlight.
We finish 2014 with our analysis of the global litigation and investigations market – the Global Litigation Top 50.
A lot of things unite in-house lawyers. Overwork is one; lack of resources is another.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued to bolster its Asian practice by hiring from magic circle rival Linklaters, this time taking a Beijing banking and finance partner for its Hong Kong office.
Hogan Lovells has launched an office in Australia with the hire of partners Nicky Lester and Tim Lester from Linklaters’ best friend firm Allens.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has agreed terms to sign a three-year lease for office space in Manchester’s Arndale House, The Lawyer understands.
Squire Patton Boggs has posted a 12.3 per cent hike in revenue to $870.5m (£589m) in its first year-end results as a merged firm, with UK revenue growing by 1.8 per cent from $160m to $163m.
High net worth family firm Vardags has signed a joint venture collaboration with Dubai firm Trench & Associates in order to break into the valuable United Arab Emirates (UAE) market.
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