SJ Berwin senior partner Stephen Kon has spoken about how the client shift from West to East has propelled his firm to combine with Asia Pacific giant King & Wood Mallesons - which goes live today (1 November).
Tony Angel on the future of legal services: more investment, better technology, bigger footprint video
The global co-chairman of the world’s largest law firm, DLA Piper’s Tony Angel, is targeting significant growth in China and Asia along with potential expansion to other emerging economies such as Africa and South America over the next decade.
Allen & Overy (A&O) senior partner David Morley says the world’s top firms will need to reinvent themselves over the next decade if they are to remain competitive.
Cuts and redundancies
Hill Dickinson has placed 39 roles within its counter fraud group at risk of redundancy, with the positions now subject to a 30-day consultation period that began yesterday (21 July).
DAC Beachcroft has put 65 jobs across the UK and Scotland into consultation that launched on 30 May and will vacate its Fountain Street office in Manchester as a result.
DWF has told its Liverpool-based motor fraud team that a forthcoming restructure will involve placing several fee-earner and secretarial staff into a consultation that could result in the loss of up to 37 jobs.