The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Sidley Austin has parted company with its first real estate finance partner in London since the global financial crisis savaged the practice area.
The Chicago-based firm has avoided the wholesale carnage of other firms that were similarly exposed to the structured finance market, but did lay off three associates last year following a programme of associate performance appraisals.
A source at the firm said no more cuts were planned, but refused to rule out the possibility of more given the unprecedented economic conditions.
Finance partner Debbie Carslaw left the firm for personal reasons at the end of the year. She joined Sidley from Denton Wilde Sapte in January 2003 together with Mark Menhennet as the US firm looked to build up its real estate finance team.
To subscribe to our free Lawyer News Daily news and comment email, click here. Or get the latest news, features and comment as it’s published with our free RSS feed.