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Bird & Bird Asia departures mount as Beijing employment partner defects to Covington

26-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Covington & Burling has hired Bird & Bird partner Grace Chen to join its international employment practice based in Beijing.

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Slater & Gordon on Top Gear client: “This last month has been a nightmare”

25-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Slater & Gordon’s Paul Daniels has described the month following the ‘fracas’ between Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon and presenter Jeremy Clarkson as a “nightmare” for Tymon.

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Asda drafts in HSF and Falconer alongside Pinsents to defend mammoth equal pay claim

23-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Lord Falconer are the latest names to be added to the roster of lawyers defending Asda against an equal pay claim brought by thousands of female employees.

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Looking to Europe: A closer look at Fieldfisher's flurry of lateral hires

4-Feb-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Fieldfisher has cast a wide net to snare lateral hires in Europe, but what is its strategy on the continent?

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BLP elects employment head Lisa Mayhew as managing partner

3-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) partners have elected head of employment Lisa Mayhew as managing partner effective 1 May. 

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Freshfields adds Kirkland employment partner as US expansion drive continues

30-Jan-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued its series of bold US lateral hires with the appointment of Kirkland & Ellis employment partner Howard Klein to its New York office.

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Early contenders emerge to take BLP managing partner crown

19-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The debate around Berwin Leighton Paisner managing partner Neville Eisenberg’s replacement is hotting up with three partners including corporate head David Collins thought to be early contenders. 

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China’s Zhong Lun joins employment alliance L&E Global

15-Dec-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Chinese red circle firm Zhong Lun has signed up to employment alliance L&E Global, marking the network’s first step into the Asian markets.

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The Global Employer: recent trends and developments in employment and labour law download subscription

Baker & McKenzie 30-Mar-2015

In the 57th issue of The Global Employment, Baker & McKenzie reviews changes to the law in 2014, and the impact of those changes on seven jurisdictions. 

Payroll giving system ‘to become more transparent’ download subscription

B P Collins 30-Mar-2015

Charities could receive more money from payroll giving after agreeing new measures to improve the system and make it more transparent.

Israel: new procedure for work visas for foreign experts download subscription

Barnea & Co Law Offices 30-Mar-2015

A new procedure for issuance of work visas for foreign experts, allowing the holder to work in Israel for up to 30 days over a 12-month period.

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Demystifying e-discovery: the art of the possible

11-Nov-2014

Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.

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Special report: Employment – Winning the peace

19-May-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Employment lawyers are shifting their focus to non-contentious areas as the coalition promotes conciliation

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Why a lawyer will never win The Apprentice

7-Jan-2015

The latest series The Apprentice caused the usual controversy - with limited success for the legal candidates.

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Is the profession ready for role reversals?

18-Aug-2014

Male lawyers should consider embarking on a new parental journey.

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Auto-enrolment for LLPs: not all plain sailing

8-Aug-2014

When it comes to LLPs, all is still not clear over auto-enrolment.

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