US: White & Case becomes latest international firm to launch in South Korea


White & Case has become the latest US firm to open an office in Seoul with the relocation of current Korea practice head James Lee from Los Angeles. White & Case has had a Korea practice for more than 20 years. The Seoul opening signals the firm’s move to strengthen and expand its existing Korea practice. [continued] Also ...

Tomorrow's law firm: You might not like what you find


Still convinced the traditional law firm model has a future? Feeling snug as a high-earning equity partner? Allow renowned New York-based legal market expert and Adam Smith, Esq president Bruce MacEwen to put you straight.

LUS: Which US firm is for you? This year's International Top 30 offers some clues


With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.

LUS: Standard Chartered hands GC extra power in management shake-up


Standard Chartered’s new chief executive Bill Winters has announced a “realignment” of the bank’s compliance and legal capabilities, handing group general counsel David Fein responsibility for corporate secretariat issues

Greenberg Traurig takes Olswang team to open in Berlin


Greenberg Traurig has become the latest US firm to break into Germany by taking on Olswang’s Berlin team. The office, to be launched in October, will be Greenberg Traurig’s fourth European base.

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Gibson Dunn's Geffen: US firms at point of no return

28-Aug-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Former Ashurst head Charlie Geffen oozes confidence about the prospects for building his City corporate finance team.

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Baker & McKenzie's turnover takes a 4 per cent hit to $2.43bn in year after record figures

24-Aug-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Baker & McKenzie has posted a 4 per cent drop from $2.54bn to $2.43bn in global turnover for the 2014/15 financial year, following record figures that made it the largest firm in the world by revenue.

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Dentons circles Matthew Arnold & Baldwin for third 2015 merger

13-Aug-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Dentons is in merger talks with London-headquartered Matthew Arnold & Baldwin (MAB) as part of its international expansion plan, The Lawyer understands.

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Where next for Gowling WLG?

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots.


The Lawyer roundtable: How innovation can make firms better and faster


Some firms and in-house legal teams have used the resources squeeze of recent years as a chance to redesign their systems for efficiency, using process control methods borrowed from business.


Asia-Pacific 150: local firms' expansion accelerates as China dominates


International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.

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