The hub model of using a particular city is a tried, tested and proven method of a firm being present in one place while retaining the ability to plug into work from the wider region. Singapore has long played that role for South East Asia, then there’s Miami for Latin America, and for Central and […]
Lawyers will keep moving in-house if the city doesn’t provide more opportunities
The legacy of the pandemic isn’t the death of the office
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Significant salary hikes provoke outrage among the legal elite. “Newly qualified lawyers are paid how much?” is the common response to the latest NQ pay jump. Still, at well over £100,000 a pop for a lawyer straight from university, it’s a fair question. This level of pay at a time when costs are spiralling is […]
Deutsche Bank has selected three of its panel firms to take on trainees who need to complete contentious seats as part of their training contract. Herbert Smith Freehills, Simmons & Simmons and Norton Rose Fulbright are the three to have been selected from a panel that contains a number of silver circle, magic circle and […]
Listed water services company Pennon Group has finalised its first panel review under its new general counsel, with Allen & Overy and Slaughter and May among those appointed. The other firms with places on the panel are Ashfords, Burges Salmon, Charles Russell Speechly, Squire Patton Boggs, TLT and Winston & Strawn. The selected firms will […]
A partner duo from Brown Rudnick is leaving the firm’s London office for PCB Byrne, The Lawyer can reveal. Neil Micklethwaite, Brown Rudnick’s London managing partner, is to make the move, along with fellow partner Olga Bischof. The pair specialises in complex litigation, regulatory investigations and fraud matters, with a particular focus on disputes relating […]
Stephenson Harwood’s turnover increased 11 per cent during the last financial year, as firms across the country prepare to announce their results for 2022/23. The firm posted a revenue figure of £228m, up from its flat £206m the previous financial year. It is the first time the firm has posted positive revenue figures in three […]
Latham & Watkins is boosting its equity capital markets practice with the hire of a Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner, known for advising on some of the City’s largest IPOs. Mark Austin is leaving the magic circle firm after over two decades to join Latham’s capital markets and public company representation practice. He joined as a […]
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