Mills & Reeve and Veale Wasbrough Vizards (VWV) are to give employment advice to the British Library after winning a mini-tender run by the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC).
Boutique firms CM Murray, Hierons and Maurice Turnor Gardner have joined forces with chartered accountants Buzzacott to go to market as a one-stop-shop for professional practices.
A full two decades ago, The Lawyer launched its first-ever awards. They were billed as being devoted to finding excellence in the legal profession, and 20 years on, the same applies.
Fieldfisher tax and structuring head Graeme Nuttall is among a small group of lawyers to have been named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list, becoming an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
Addleshaw Goddard’s former employment head, client relationship manager and the mastermind of the transaction services offering, Andrew Chamberlain, is to join DWF as employment head.
The Supreme Court has ruled that LLP members are protected by whistle-blowing legislation paving the way for the first whistle-blowing case against a law firm.
DLA Piper has appointed former JP Morgan in-house counsel Julia Gorham as its new employment head in Asia.
Former Clarkson Wright & Jakes partner Leslie Seldon has pursued a seven-year legal battle against his former firm, which included a trip to the Supreme Court. Yesterday, the Employment Appeal Tribunal signalled the end of the road for the case. Katy Dowell reports
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