Hot 100 career quiz: Hogan Lovells partner Emily Reid

Name: Emily Reid Organisation: Hogan Lovells Role: Partner Year qualified: 1984 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Probably the completion meeting I attended to close a bond issue when one of the bankers asked me if I’d like to perform a ‘floor show’. The documents had been […]

Stephenson Harwood changes tack on two-day-a-week office return

Stephenson Harwood is holding back on its plan to encourage staff to spend at least two days a week in the office following the latest change in the UK Government’s Covid-19 guidance. It was just last month that the firm set a date of early September for its “proper” return to its City office, as […]

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Linklaters pushes ahead with salary reviews after delay

Linklaters has reviewed the salaries of its lawyers after a delay caused by the onset of the pandemic. Back in April, the firm had postponed the review by about six months, and has now been able to resume the process. The decision comes as the magic circle firm has recently been easing some of the […]

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To thrive, firms must identify the winners of tomorrow

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a number of business trends that may have a range of implications for law firm practices. We consider five such trends. Peak Oil. It is quite possible that we have reached or are very close to peak oil production. The gyrations of the oil price in recent months (it even […]