UK firms: not as global as you think

This year The Lawyer’s Global Growth Index – a new part of The Lawyer UK 200 – tracks overseas revenues at UK-led law firms, and their office openings. Have five years of global expansion altered the revenue profiles of the top UK law firms, and what’s the return on investment?

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HSF and the challenges of building a francophone Africa practice from Jo’burg

Last week Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) announced it was joining the growing number of international firms with an office on the ground in South Africa. By launching with the hire of two partners from respected South African firm Webber Wentzel, Linklaters’ local ally, HSF is following in the footsteps of a number of its rivals […]


Morrisons turns to DWF on data breach claim by 2,000 staff

Morrisons has instructed DWF to defend a group claim by 2,000 of its employees over a massive breach of data security. The leak by a former staff member, Andrew Skelton, led to salary, bank account and National Insurance details for 100,000 of its staff being published online last March. Skelton was jailed for eight years […]

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