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How pro bono is making me a better lawyer

There are many opportunities to get involved with pro bono and several reasons why it is a good idea to do so. Verity discusses the pro bono opportunities she has been involved in and how they have strengthened her ability as a trainee solicitor.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l August 2020

Welcome to the August edition of Schoenherr’s to the point: technology & digitalisation newsletter! We are excited to present a selection of legal developments in the area of technology & digitalisation in the wider CEE region.

GC roundtable: How to communicate with impact in a virtual world

As most of us are still working from home, we are communicating virtually for long periods every day, with diverse groups of people from different cultures, forums and time zones. We are continuing our usual work tasks and commitments, but now having to deliver meetings and presentations as well as communicate a host of difficult messages.

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Cairn Capital lands new legal chief

Asset management company Cairn Capital has hired a senior lawyer from Banque AIG to lead its new legal team. James Starky, formerly Banque AIG’s associate general counsel in charge of the European and Asian group covering derivatives, capital markets and structured finance, becomes Cairn’s first chief legal officer. Starky was part of Cadwalader Wickersham & […]

Beachcroft Wansbroughs – UK 100

Turnover: £81.8m Profit per equity partner: £240,000 Equity spread: £150,000-£300,000 Net profit: £16.8m Profit margin: 21 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: £80,000 Revenue per lawyer: £130,000 Revenue per partner: £615,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,169,000 Cost per lawyer: £103,000 Profit per lawyer: £27,000 No of partners: 133 No of equity partners: 70 No of female […]

Walker Morris – UK 100

Turnover: £39.5m Profit per equity partner: £520,000 Equity spread: £157,000-£550,000 Net profit: £14m Profit margin: 35 per cent Salaried partner remuneration: None Revenue per lawyer: £260,000 Revenue per partner: £940,000 Revenue per equity partner: £1,463,000 Cost per lawyer: £168,000 Profit per lawyer: £92,000 No of partners: 42 No of equity partners: 27 No of female […]

Keating Chambers – UK 100

Turnover: £17.5m Head of chambers: Vivian Ramsay QC Total tenants (silks): 45(16) Door tenants: None Chambers contributions: N/A Revenue per barrister: £398,000 Top cases last year: Solitaire v Sembawang; Tesco v Costain; Bath and North East Somerset District Council v Mowlem plc; Arscott & ors v The Coal Authority; Thames Water v London Underground. No […]

Arnold & Porter bags securities team

Washington DC-based Arnold & Porter has bagged a team of six securities litigation lawyers from the DC office of Texas firm Fulbright & Jaworski. Michael Trager, who heads the team, joins Arnold & Porter as a partner and head of the firm’s securities enforcement practice. He is joined by partners Richard Jacobson and Charles Wenner […]

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