Last week Paris firm August & Debouzy quit its six-year alliance with Nabarro, which leaves the London firm rather stranded in France.
Last month PwC Legal got an ABS licence, which will allow it to own its legal arm at last.
Last week we reported that Hogan Lovells was setting up an on-site confidential counselling service for its staff as part of its health and wellbeing policy
How many City litigators are taking the third-party funding market seriously?
After a decade of phenomenal growth, Chinese law firms are now having to confront the issue of succession.
Last week I interviewed BLP managing partner Neville Eisenberg. Much of the conversation was about the firm’s difficult year in 2012/13 and what it was considering in terms of strategy and process
For some reason the politics of King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s corporate department attracts extraordinary attention online from our readers.
The theme in our Hot 100 management roundtable was transformation.
Welcome back to the start of the New Year proper and The Lawyer’s first print edition of 2014.
In September this year The Lawyer devoted an entire issue to futurology. What would the legal profession look like in 2020? We made specific predictions around UK market consolidation and law firm collapses, a radical change in resourcing structures and growing demands from in-house lawyers.
The Lawyer’s annual report into the top 50 firms for global litigation is eagerly awaited by those with ambitions to grow their contentious business.
You’re an in-house lawyer outside London. Your usual external law firm is spending less time on you but wants to bill you more.
Wragge & Co senior partner Quentin Poole has always considered Lawrence Graham (LG) an undervalued stock
While law firm financials may be on a sounder footing, management problems abound.
The flood of arbitration exits from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued with the exit of three German arbitrators to launch a boutique, with conflicts of interest cited as the driving force behind the departures.
A case stemming from the dispute between Russian oligarchs Boris Berezovsky and Roman Abramovich over a $1.5bn stake in mining company Metalloinvest has settled on the eve of battle.
Footballing female lawyers could soon join their male counterparts with their own legal football league.
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin is to shut down its Berlin operations, as two of its three partners exit to launch their own boutique.
Law Society chief executive Des Hudson is to stand down this summer, the solicitors’ representative body announced today.
Every week online The Lawyer runs an interview with a managing partner. The interviews now regularly make our top ten most-read stories. Find out all about the men and women in key leadership roles in private practice