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A distinctive future for the bar

4-Aug-2014

The bar is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?

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Roots of recovery are not so robust

28-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Let us praise legal services.

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Outflanked in this War of the Roses

21-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.

Matt Byrne

UK firms look to grow on home soil

14-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

These days it’s all about global growth. Right? Not according to our feature today.

Matt Byrne

Deals junkies scan horizon in hope

7-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Are deals back? You might not think so from reading this week’s feature on public M&A fees

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Asia responds to a lighter touch

30-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

This week we publish the second edition of The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150, the most comprehensive study of the legal market in the region

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Change: the great balancing act

23-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Any discussion of innovation in private practice must confront two challenges: nurturing culture and managing risk.

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Out-of-London is the new London

16-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

More and more City firms are disaggregating in the quest for efficiency.

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Beware the acquisitive accountant

9-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The accountants are making some lawyers jittery. Some, but not all.

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We need to talk about mental health

2-Jun-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

In October 2012 Deloitte decided to tackle the issue of workplace mental health seriously

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Client partners are a special breed

26-May-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Our focus this week is on a relationship: we profile the general counsel of Universal Music Richard Constant with his favoured external lawyer, Stephen Kon of KWMSJB, a year after the titanic merger with EMI was given the nod

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There’s growth, but it ain’t organic

12-May-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The financial year has ended, the bills are in, and results time is upon us.

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We’ve seen the measure of excellence

5-May-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

The 20th anniversary shortlist of The Lawyer Awards is brimming with excellence.

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HSF considers Asian support hubs as part of Belfast consultation

3-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) could open support centres in countries such as China, India, Malaysia or Thailand depending on the result of an ongoing consultation into its Belfast office. 

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Knights’ David Beech says firm will exceed £15m in 2014/15

3-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Private equity-backed Knights is expected to turnover in excess of £15m during 2014/15 having hit £7.5m at the half-year.

London

Texas firm Andrews Kurth hires Norton Rose Fullbright partner in London

3-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Texas firm Andrews Kurth has brought its London partner complement up to five with the hire of Norton Rose Fullbright oil and gas partner John Conlin.

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Intelligent Office UK opens second onshore shared services centre in Glasgow

3-Sep-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Outsourced services provider Intelligent Office (IO) is opening its second onshore shared services centre in Glasgow.

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Freshfields arbitration associate joins Doughty Street

3-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer associate with strong links to the Three Crowns arbitration boutique founded by a team of ex-partners has joined Doughty Street.

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A game of thrones

2-Sep-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

It’s not all glamour, leading a law firm. Our weekly leadership interview with senior figures in private practice delves into the minutiae of management decisions and is a window on to the personalities that run some of the biggest law firms in the market.

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