9 March 2009

Macfarlanes turns to Dresdner for rare lateral hire

Macfarlanes has recruited a partner from Dresdner Kleinwort bank in an unusual move for the firm, which rarely makes lateral hires. Macfarlanes turns to Dresdner for rare lateral hire” />Macfarlanes has recruited regulatory partner David Berman from Dresdner Kleinwort bank in an unusual move for the firm, which rarely makes lateral hires. Berman will join […]

Macfarlanes turns to Dresdner for rare lateral hire

Macfarlanes has recruited a partner from Dresdner Kleinwort bank in an unusual move for the firm, which rarely makes lateral hires. Macfarlanes turns to Dresdner for rare lateral hire” />Macfarlanes has recruited regulatory partner David Berman from Dresdner Kleinwort bank in an unusual move for the firm, which rarely makes lateral hires. Berman will join […]

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Halliwells launches fourth round of redundancy talks

Halliwells has entered into its fourth redundancy consultation with 30 jobs at stake in the latest round of cuts. It is understood that up to 20 lawyers in practices related to real estate are affected alongside around 10 support staff. A firm spokesman said: “Law firms throughout the UK are substantially reducing their staffing levels. […]

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Halliwells launches fourth round of redundancy talks

Halliwells has entered into its fourth redundancy consultation with 30 jobs at stake in the latest round of cuts. It is understood that up to 20 lawyers in practices related to real estate are affected alongside around 10 support staff. A firm spokesman said: “Law firms throughout the UK are substantially reducing their staffing levels. […]

Sidley lays off more than 100 lawyers

Sidley confirmed it would be laying off 89 associates and staff attorneys along with approximately 140 staff in its US offices. Sidley Austin today confirmed it was laying off more than 200 lawyers and staff as job losses in the US legal market continued to mount. In a statement first published on US legal blog […]

Sidley lays off more than 100 lawyers

Sidley confirmed it would be laying off 89 associates and staff attorneys along with approximately 140 staff in its US offices. Sidley Austin today confirmed it was laying off more than 200 lawyers and staff as job losses in the US legal market continued to mount. In a statement first published on US legal blog […]

Baker Botts latest US firm to lay off lawyers and staff

Texas firm Baker Botts announced today that it is laying off lawyers and staff due to the reduced demand for its services. In a statement, managing partner Walt Smith said that despite “a strong balance sheet” and “a conservative approach” to its financial affairs, Baker Botts was not immune from the effects of the recession. […]

Baker Botts latest US firm to lay off lawyers and staff

Texas firm Baker Botts announced today that it is laying off lawyers and staff due to the reduced demand for its services. In a statement, managing partner Walt Smith said that despite “a strong balance sheet” and “a conservative approach” to its financial affairs, Baker Botts was not immune from the effects of the recession. […]

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Bakers launches second redundancy round

Baker & McKenzie has launched its second London redundancy consultation in as many months, seeking to make up to 85 staff redundant. Between 20 to 30 lawyers are set to be affected, with around half of those coming from the corporate practice. Between 20 to 30 secretaries and 20 to 25 support staff positions will […]

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Bakers launches second redundancy round

Baker & McKenzie has launched its second London redundancy consultation in as many months, seeking to make up to 85 staff redundant. Between 20 to 30 lawyers are set to be affected, with around half of those coming from the corporate practice. Between 20 to 30 secretaries and 20 to 25 support staff positions will […]

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Norton Rose moots four-day week to save jobs

Norton Rose moots four-day week to save jobs” />Norton Rose is to offer staff a four-day working week as part of a year-long contingency plan to cope with the economic downturn. The firm will ask eligible staff to agree to work part-time on 85 per cent of base salary for a year, or take a […]

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Norton Rose moots four-day week to save jobs

Norton Rose moots four-day week to save jobs” />Norton Rose is to offer staff a four-day working week as part of a year-long contingency plan to cope with the economic downturn. The firm will ask eligible staff to agree to work part-time on 85 per cent of base salary for a year, or take a […]

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