TL 28 July 2014
When she found herself off work with back problems Simmons & Simmons associate Karen Kerrigan hatched a plan: she would leave the law and set up a community forum for people experiencing the same kind of pain as her.
With high training costs, retaining the best newly qualifieds makes good business sense. But why are some firms considerably better at it than others?
Let us praise legal services.
UK reshoring is a catalyst for economic growth but a national policy is also vital
Firm promotes fourth partner so far this year in Hong Kong; now the focus is to diversify its offering
The Jackson reforms have left litigators negotiating the line between over and under-disclosure, while some are using the confusion as a strategic device
As international work grows the DAX30 are expanding in-house legal teams, but Germany’s biggest companies remain critical to the country’s law firms
A maturing economy, political stability and innovations such as industry hubs make Dubai and Abu Dhabi inviting – if you can get your feet under the table
London’s top chambers reveal a stellar year so far with reports of increases in barrister revenues