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Kirkland & Ellis has the largest investment funds practice in the City and has expanded the group’s headcount more significantly than any of its competitors over the past 12 months, new data from The Lawyer has revealed. The report, which will be released on The Lawyer’s Signal channel next week, shows that Kirkland has a […]
Slaughter and May has joined the long list of firms to have increased its salaries for newly-qualified solicitors. The firm said it had raised salaries for its NQs to £100,000. The £100,000 salary is up from £90,500, with a discretionary bonus on top of that. The firm stated that there has also been an increase […]
Gateley, the first UK law firm to announce an initial public offering, has added a construction business to its group. Tozer Gallagher will be joining Gateley Vinden, a specialist part of the firm that provides advisory services to the property and construction markets. A chartered quantity surveyor and construction consultancy in Manchester and London, Tozer […]
Travers Smith has found its next chief finance officer among Linklaters’ ranks, as its current head looks set to retire at the end of the year. The UK firm has tapped Christopher Skeet, the magic circle firm’s group financial controller. His appointment was part of the planning around the retirement of Travers’ finance director Paul […]
Lawyers and staff at Shearman & Sterling will be asked to attend the office three days a week, as part of a new global approach to its reopening. From September, the firm will expect to see everyone in the office every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. It is understood that the firm’s global committee wanted to […]
More firms have published their trainee retention figures for the autumn. Mayer Brown is holding on to eight of its 10 qualifying trainees, including one on a fixed-term contract. Four take up newly-qualified jobs in litigation, two go to the corporate team and the other two join the intellectual property and banking and finance departments […]
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