The spate of hires of UK talent by US firms continued last week with the news that Cahill Gordon has swooped on Shearman disputes partner Richard Kelly to build its London litigation practice.
At the same time Cahill has becomes the first US outfit to be licensed by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) as an ABS.
The UK hiring strategies of US firms will be in the spotlight next month as The Lawyer publishes its annual International Top 30. This year the research will not only feature individual analyses of all of the top 30 firms in a separate report.
For the first time this year the report will not only include firm-by-firm analyses of each of the Top 30. It will also include the results of exclusive attitudinal research into the hiring habits of the leading international firms as they look to launch, grow and succeed in the world’s most competitive legal market.
For last year’s report, click here.
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