DLA appoints first UK managing partner from outside the City

14-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

 DLA Piper has appointed Sandra Wallace as its UK managing partner to take over from Mark O’Conor on 1 August.


Sainsbury's instructs TLT to defend equal pay claim by Leigh Day

14-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sainsbury’s has instructed TLT to defend it in an equal pay battle brought by four female shopfloor workers.


Morgan Lewis scoops up three K&L Gates partners in London as part of finance push

9-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has added to its global transactions services team in London with the hires of finance partners Matthew Duncan, Julian Goodman and Paul Matthews from K&L Gates.

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Spring Law merges with employment firm Ferguson Solicitors

1-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

West End firm Spring Law has acquired London employment boutique Ferguson Solicitors, giving it a combined turnover of £5m.


Osborne Clarke joins host of firms offering enhanced shared parental leave provisions

17-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Osborne Clarke has joined firms including Addleshaw Goddard, Linklaters and Slaughter and May in offering an enhanced shared parental leave (SPL) scheme for its employees. 


Former Pinsents senior partner Mullen co-launches pension boutique

12-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Former Pinsent Masons senior partner Chris Mullen and former Mayer Brown partner Anna Rogers have opened a new pension boutique, trading as ARC Pensions Law.

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Exclusive: Foot Anstey instructs CMS to defend age discrimination claim by ex-partner

20-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Foot Anstey has turned to CMS Cameron McKenna to defend it against an age discrimination claim brought by an ex-partner.

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Dentons hit with €60,000 damages in French employment case

12-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A Paris employment tribunal has landed Dentons with a €60,000 damages bill after finding that the firm unlawfully made a secretary redundant immediately prior to the 2013 merger between legacy Salans and SNR Denton.

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Failure to serve a payless notice within a short period challenging the payee’s notice can have “draconian consequences”.

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