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Jane Stewart

Slaughters innovation pro departs firm

Slaughter and May’s head of legal operations is set to depart the firm after 19 years. Jane Stewart has been with Slaughters her entire career, spanning numerous roles. She joined the firm in 2005 as a trainee solicitor, qualifying into the corporate finance team as an associate in 2007. After spending nearly 10 years as […]

Kate Barton, Dentons

External candidate victorious in Dentons’ CEO search

Dentons has elected a successor to global boss Elliott Portnoy, hiring its next leader from Big Four giant EY. A former global vice chair of EY, Kate Barton joins Dentons as its next global CEO. She will replace Portnoy, who stands down in November after 11 years. Dentons kickstarted the CEO search last December, stressing […]

Charles Adams, Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance targets US and quicker billing as revenue hits £2.3bn

Clifford Chance’s revenue hit £2.3bn in 2023/24, up 9 per cent from the previous year when it broke through the £2bn revenue barrier for the first time. Net profit was up 10 per cent last year from £781m to £856m, an improvement from the previous year when the firm’s net profit remained flat. Profit per […]

Cannes Lions

Clifford Chance and Slaughters win roles on Informa’s £1.2bn purchase

Clifford Chance and Slaughter and May are both cashing in on longstanding ties to PLC clients with Informa’s proposed acquisition of Ascential. Clifford Chance is leading for FTSE 100 company Informa, a UK heritage events business, on its acquisition of PLC rival Ascential – the operator of Cannes Lions and Money20/20. The deal is valued […]

Signal Research Reports

The European 100’s newest managing partners

This report includes: an analysis of 18 European 100 firms that have seen new managing partners since the start of 2023 a consultant’s top tips for an MP-t0-be an overview of the trends in the European 100 leadership selection

Litigation Tracker: Q1 2024 (Claims)

This dashboard: contains an overview of the claims at a selection of courts in the UK. allows you to compare activity at the courts in Q2 2024 against Q2 2023.

Litigation Tracker: Q2 2024 (Judgments)

This dashboard: contains an overview of the judgments at a selection of courts in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai during Q2of 2024. allows you to compare activity at the courts in Q2 2024 against Q1 2023.

UK Top 50 partner promotions

This report includes: analysis of partner promotions at the UK Top 50 firms since 2020 insight into regional promotion trends a look at the progress towards gender parity in partner promotions data on the practice areas experiencing the highest number of promotions.

Cleary Gottlieb: Under the skin of a firm playing catch-up

This report contains: an analysis of the reality of Cleary Gottlieb’s growth trajectory in London since 2014 an overview of challenges faced by the top global firms which are pursuing similar growth strategies a discussion on Cleary’s distinctive practice area mix, highlighting its substantial focus on antitrust cases.

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