HR survey: Hewitsons

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much more.

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

The Commercial Agents Regulations: a step behind the times?

By Alex Williamson The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (the Regulations) are 25 years old this year. An evaluation by the European Commission concluded in 2015 that the underlying Commercial Agents Directive (the Directive) still met its objectives and functioned well. However, a recent Court of Appeal decision has shown that the legislation is struggling to […]

Exclusion clauses under the spotlight: UCTA reasonableness

By Perran Jervis In decisions handed down one day apart, the Court of Appeal concluded that a far-reaching exclusion clause which limited liability for negligence was reasonable under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 (UCTA), whereas an exclusion clause in a lease (in the form of a non-reliance clause) was not. The decisions emphasise that […]

Currency, cost calculations and contractual clarity

Walker Morris’ Head of Commercial Dispute Resolution, Gwendoline Davies, highlights the importance of dealing comprehensively and clearly with matters of currency and calculation in cross-border contracts…

Belgian draft Trade Secrets Act: opportunities for the life sciences sector

On 8 June 2016, the EU Trade Secrets Directive was adopted. The main purpose of the Directive was to harmonise and enhance the protection of trade secrets EU-wide and to thus create an innovation-friendly environment for businesses. The EU Member States had to implement this Directive by 9 June 2018. Belgium missed the deadline, but […]

Recommended

HR survey: Cobbetts

HR headSu Makin. Trainee retention rate 90 per cent. Assistant attrition rateLess than 10 per cent. Salary rangeNQ – £30,000;four-year PQE – £40,000. BonusesAnnual bonus awarded with value range between 3.75 and 6.25 per cent of salary. Training External and internal training on both legal and non-legal skills. AppraisalsAnnual appraisal system based on competency framework. […]

HR survey: Gateley Wareing

HR headGraham Smith. Trainee retention rate 100 per cent. Assistant attrition rate15 per cent. SalariesNQ – £32,000. BonusesAnnual bonuses are awarded against individual performance criteria. Up to senior associate level, the value is up to 10 per cent of salary. Training Department training programmes, external courses, online training, internal skills training and IT training. AppraisalsAnnual […]

Profits up at Kendall Freeman

Niche insurance and litigation firm Kendall Freeman has reported a 44.3 per cent rise in profits in its first full year since the demise of DJ Freeman. Profits per partner have risen from £185,000 to £267,000, while turnover has grown 11.2 per cent to £18.9m. Kendall Freeman now has 20 partners, all of whom are […]

Work-life quiz

Ian Austin, managing partner, Halliwells What was your first job?Working at the cheese factory in Nantwich (Cheshire) for the Milk Marketing Board. What was your worst experience as a trainee?At Cardiff County Court when Judge Evans was sitting. He refused to hear me because of my lack of gown and tabs. Where’s the best place […]

Corporate deals round-up

Clifford Chance (David Lewis) acted for Luxembourg steel producer Arcelor on acquiring a 33.75 per cent stake in Companhia Siderúrgica de Tubarão worth $579m (£311.8m), increasing Arcelor’s overall holding in the company to 62 per cent. Vieira Rezende Barbosa e Guerreiros acted for Companhia Siderúrgica. Travers Smith Braithwaite (Chris Hale) and CMS Cameron McKenna (Andrew […]

In-House & Private Practice Legal Jobs

Stay up-to-date with the latest opportunities on The Lawyer Careers. Each month, more than 8,000 legal roles are added to our site - we'll bring you the best opportunities out there.

Get Started

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here