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BLM launches new marine offering with Greenwoods team

6-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM has launched a new marine insurance team with the addition of legacy Greenwoods partner Gemma Pearce and two other fee-earners from Parabis’ defunct Bristol office.

London

Edwards Wildman set to make London redundancies as turbulence continues

4-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Edwards Wildman Palmer has entered a redundancy consultation, with a view to axing a small number of staff in London.

Liverpool

DWF cuts 26 jobs in Liverpool

31-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has made 15 secretaries, six solicitors, four paralegals, and one analyst from its fraud, intelligence and motor teams redundant following a consultation that kicked off in June.

Croydon

Parabis cuts 24 claimant fee earner roles in Croydon

22-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Parabis has cut 24 fee earner roles from its Croydon-based claimant firm Cogent Law.

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Parabis closes Bristol and Colchester offices

1-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Parabis has decided to close its offices in Bristol and Colchester following a 40-day consultation, with 41 staff affected.

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Europe

European moves: 27 November 2014

27-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Moves: 17 November 2014

17-Nov-2014

Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as London tax head. Vanderspar was at BLP ...

Addleshaws

Addleshaw Goddard loses insurance litigation chief Leedham to Mishcon

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard’s insurance litigation head Richard Leedham is the latest partner to resign in a year characterised by high-profile exits from the firm.

Hong Kong

Simmons adds Edwards Wildman partner in Hong Kong

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Simmons & Simmons has picked up Edwards Wildman Palmer insurance partner Martin Lister in Hong Kong.

Europe

European moves: 13 November 2014

13-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Education and Training

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American trainee-frenzy sweeps City

29-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

US firms indulge in London hiring binge, but Mayer Brown bucks the trend

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ULaw strikes back after CC snub

8-Sep-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance becomes the latest firm to drop ULaw for BPP as its LPC provider

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Trainees: to have and to hold

1-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates

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Ashurst boosts trainee and NQ pay following two-year pay freeze

16-May-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst has broken its two-year pay freeze for London-based trainees and newly-qualified lawyers, upping its junior pay bands by up to 3.3 per cent.

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Work Life Quiz

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Work Life Quiz: Karen Howard, RPC

What was your first-ever job? 

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