Lawyers’ Music: Knowing the score

It’s 25 years since the London Lawyers’ Symphony Orchestra and Chorus started up and the ensemble is celebrating with a gala concert in Spitalfields this week

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10 stumbling blocks in a business exit

Every business exit is different and a seller’s requirements will vary depending on the nature of their target business, the parties involved and the wider commercial climate. Even so, common issues crop up regularly.


Dewey & LeBoeuf bodycount latest

As Reed Smith inherits the Beijing office of Dewey Ballantine, London has seen another casualty from the tie-up between Dewey and fellow US firm LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae. Former Linklaters partner Lee Parker, who joined Dewey from recruiter Global Legal Search less than a year ago, was charged with beefing up Dewey’s presence in […]

Reed Smith enters Beijing fray

Reed Smith has taken over the former Dewey Ballantine Beijing office, which did not sign up to be part of Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Inside knowledge

Recruiting its own in-house headhunter has paid off for Berwin Leighton Paisner.

Halliwells mulls redundancies

Halliwells has launched a redundancy consultation across its London-based corporate team, with the group severely lagging behind budget. As many as eight solicitors and support staff could be without jobs as a result of the review, which closes in early March. Head of corporate Julian Lewis has resigned from the firm and is currently on […]

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