Latham retains top spot as the biggest international firms in London are revealed


Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s list of the top 30 international firms in London after its 2014 UK revenue rose 27 per cent to $267m

Sullivan & Cromwell leads on BNP Paribas’ Cuba litigation crisis


Sullivan & Cromwell client BNP Paribas was sentenced to five years probation by a US district court last week, following a billion-dollar settlement to end claims that it violated trading sanctions against Sudan, Cuba and Iran between 2004 and 2012.

The Lawyer Awards 2015 shortlist revealed


The Lawyer Awards, in association with Travelers, has established itself as the leading awards initiative within the legal industry and is unquestionably the biggest night of the year for the legal profession

US: Orrick halves German presence leaving future of five partners unclear


US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is shutting down its Frankfurt and Berlin offices to concentrate its German presence on Düsseldorf and Munich

International law firm partners: your vote counts


As you are surely aware, next month we’ll all know the results of a rather important ballot in the UK

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Dentons appoints former US presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as an adviser

20-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Dentons has appointed former US presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as an adviser to the firm‘s public policy and regulation practice.

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Latham secures top spot on The Lawyer's International Firms in London list

18-May-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Latham & Watkins has topped The Lawyer’s list of the Top 30 International Firms in London thanks to a 27 per cent revenue rise to $267m in 2014, while average turnover of listed firms grew by 13 per cent.


A&O claws back Latin America launch partner from Paul Hastings

18-May-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Allen & Overy (A&O) has persuaded banking and projects partner Bruno Soares to stay at the firm, two months after it was announced he was leaving for US outfit Paul Hastings.

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The myth of the compensation culture download subscription

Stewarts Law 22-May-2015

There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault. 

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International Top 30 Firms in London 2015: the executive summary


This year’s International Top 30 reveals a market in excellent health. As this executive summary of the report shows, taking just revenues alone, these firms’ finances have gone through the roof.


Gibson Dunn and its Djibouti nightmare

27-Mar-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Recent unwanted attention on Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in light of the Djibouti falsified evidence case will do nothing for the firm’s hard-won reputation in the world of anti-corruption and combating fraud.


US firms in London: the states of things to come

16-Mar-2015 | By The Lawyer editorial staff

Strong financial performances in London, stellar mergers and an army of major hires – the market looks good for US firms. So what do their leaders say?

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