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A cultural shift is happening across the globe with employee work-life balance taking a more central focus both for organisations and at government level.
William Fry event highlights compliance challenges facing Irish employers in 2022
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Cayman Islands foundation companies (Cayman Foundations) are increasingly being utilised as popular structuring vehicles in the sector.
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Prioritising a work/life balance could help UK firms win the war for talent
Slaughters’ extensive training programme has meant this year’s leavers have been replaced tout de suite.
The revenue gap between the biggest and smallest UK litigation firms is getting smaller
The flashiest city in Germany is driving wage inflation at law firms
A&O, Clifford Chance, Dechert and Linklaters seized the initiative and now sit at the very top of the market
Other tech firms such as Osborne Clarke and Fieldfisher are overtaking Bird & Bird – the new leadership has no time to waste
Transatlantic teams from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson and Goodwin Procter have led on the sale of Mimecast to private equity house Permira. Fried Frank advised the buyer, Permira, which will be acquiring the shares of email security company Mimecast in a deal that values it at $5.8bn. The firm’s team in London was […]
The number of candidates in Clifford Chance’s managing partner election has been whittled down even further, with two names remaining in the race. The Lawyer understands that London finance partner Jessica Littlewood is now out of contention, having been one of three partners vying for the position. It is understood that Continental European managing partner […]
Cravath Swaine & Moore is moving away from its pure lockstep model, transitioning from the traditional structure that has long defined how firms pay their partners. The lockstep historically rewarded partners on the basis of how long they worked at the firm, as opposed to the workflow they contributed to the firm. However, as that […]
Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have lost their spots on one of the UK Government’s main legal panels, as the new roster becomes public. The three firms have been staples of the finance and complex panel for years, a roster of law firms that advise on corporate finance to UK Government departments and […]
Slaughter and May and Taylor Wessing are acting on Abrdn’s £1.49bn acquisition of online investment service Interactive Investor. The deal was settled with Interactive Investor’s parent company JC Flowers & Co to purchase the investment platform in cash from Abrdn’s capital resources. It is expected to operate as a standalone business in Abrdn’s personal vector. […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has taken on a new chief marketing officer based in the US, marking the end of a months-long search. The magic circle firm has taken on Katherine D’Urso, until now chief client development officer at WilmerHale. Based in New York, D’Urso will lead the firm’s marketing and business development division globally. She […]
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