Cuts and Redundancies
DWF has confirmed that it has cut 19 jobs as part of a consultation launched last month, which put 21 operational roles in its finance department at risk.
Ince & Co has confirmed it is to cut 10 shipping and finance fee earners and six secretarial staff following its redundancy consultation launched in February.
Morgan Cole is on the brink of closing a 14-strong redundancy consultation in Swansea following the offloading of its claims group to DAC Beachcroft and Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) last year.
Trowers & Hamlins is putting secretarial jobs at risk across all of its UK offices with the potential of launching a formal consultation over the next few months.
CMS Cameron McKenna and Dundas & Wilson have put 60 jobs at risk following their planned merger in five week’s time.
On the Move
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.
eBay’s Singapore-based associate general counsel Steven Liew has left the online shopping giant to set up a boutique consultancy firm aiming at problems solving for technology companies.
Rees was appointed legal director of Shell in 2011 after five years as a litigation and international arbitration partner at Debevoise & Plimpton
Move of the week
Education and Training
Offshore firm Ogier is piloting a scheme to use paralegal roles as a potential stepping-stone to qualifying as a lawyer.
For years, it was accepted that a stint as a paralegal would boost aspiring lawyers’ chances of getting a training contract. Is that the case any more?
The BBC is to hire three legal services apprentices to join its in-house legal team in London, making it the latest organisation to throw its weight behind legal apprenticeships.
The law school war shows no signs of ending. But we have, perhaps, reached the end of the beginning.
Work Life Quiz
What was your first-ever job?