Over 85 per cent of lawyers who have witnessed or suffered sexual harassment did not report it, data gathered by The Lawyer reveals. The survey, which collected 1,000 responses from the legal industry, shows that over a third of lawyers have witnessed sexual harassment in the workplace. Almost half (49.1 per cent) of survey respondents […]
What a way to go. If anyone was wondering what it would take for the global chair of a $3bn law firm to stand down from his position, yesterday’s shock revelation, which has since been updated as more details have emerged, provided the answer. For it to have happened to the global law’s golden firm […]
The fourth instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Eastern Europe shortlist entries.
The third instalment of The Lawyer European Awards shortlist discussions presented by The Lawyer’s Editor, Catrin Griffiths and International Editor, Yun Kriegler will be focused on the emerging trends from the Northern Europe shortlist entries.
Clifford Chance is the latest City firm to win a mandate from the UK Government as it seeks legal advice on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The magic circle firm has won a mandate lasting until March 2021 to advise the Department of Health and Social Care, though details around the advice provided in […]
The forex rigging cartel dispute in the Competition Appeal Tribunal has been postponed, as the tribunal awaits judgment in the Mastercard/Merricks case. The claim dates to 2013, when allegations of collusion and manipulation were made against several banks. In 2014, the Financial Conduct Authority hit Citibank, JP Morgan, HSBC, EBS and UBS with fines which […]
The entry of a Stockport-based conveyancing firm into this year’s UK 200 has shone a light onto the changing face of the UK legal services market. Conveyancing firm O’Neill Patient entered the UK Top 100 this year for the first time with a turnover of £31.2m. The gulf between O’Neill Patient and the UK’s largest […]
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has decided to take up extra space in its City building and extend its lease. The firm has taken on an extra half a floor in its premises in High Holborn. It opened its London office in 2008 and it has since grown into one of the top litigation firms […]