The city-state has been Asia’s most-active lateral hiring market over the last five years, with disputes and finance lawyers the driving force
NRF’s Newcastle office has major implications for its global profitability
The US firm’s disputes revenue has ballooned in the last five years and Kirkland will become the first firm to break the $2bn barrier next year
For CRS to usher in a new era of sustained profitability it must be brave
Barclays’ litigation budget is contracting, an indication that the disputes tsunami spinning out of the global financial crisis is at the beginning of the end
Law’s numerous start-ups can provide a bellwether for tomorrow’s big issues but firms have to be alert to them – and then brave enough to exploit them
Burges Salmon saw its average profit per equity partner (PEP) spike by 15 per cent, as its revenue posted more modest growth. The PEP metric went up from £446,000 to £512,000. Meanwhile, its revenue grew by four per cent from £104.9m to £108.7m. The Bristol firm smashed the £100m revenue milestone the previous financial year. […]
ITV has finalised its first panel review under the helm of general counsel Kyla Mullins, with Clifford Chance and CMS among the firms winning spots. The full roster includes Slaughter and May, Reed Smith and Osborne Clarke, as well as Clifford Chance, CMS, DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells. In addition, it is understood that a […]
Allen & Overy’s flexible resourcing business Peerpoint has launched in Dubai, the latest jurisdiction included in its offering. The firm debuted its services in the United Arab Emirates in May, and it is now fully operational. The launch was driven by demand for projects within the firm’s network and from external clients over the years. […]
Several members of Keystone Law’s leadership team have cashed out on millions of pounds worth of shares after the firm’s value recently hit its highest-ever peak. Those selling shares included chief executive officer James Knight, compliance and operations chief William Robins and finance director Ashley Miller. Robins gained the most from his recent sale by […]
The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal was unable to reach a decision last week on an SRA case brought against Mishcon de Reya and its former head of sports, meaning the parties will reconvene in October. The SRA’s case concerns allegations that Mishcon failed to take adequate steps to prevent payments being made into and from a […]
Ofgem’s former GC Euan McVicar has moved back to Pinsent Masons after eight years in-house. McVicar joins as senior climate adviser in the firm’s climate change mitigation and sustainability team, having served as GC at Ofgem for two years. He moved to the energy regulator from Green Investment Group, where he served as GC between […]
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