Suspended Axiom Ince boss: What we know so far

From Ince acquirer to suspended by the regulator – last week it was revealed that the former managing partner of Axiom Ince had been hit with a freezing order from his old firm. What more can be gleaned from this latest development? Pragnesh Modhwadia has found himself at the centre of regulatory scrutiny ever since he […]

Irwin Mitchell team

Two team exits in a day: Seven-strong Axiom Ince group joins Irwin Mitchell

A team of seven regulatory lawyers from Axiom Ince is the latest to leave as concerns mount over the firm’s future. Irwin Mitchell has recruited the group, led by former Ince Group partners Philip Somarakis and Colette Kelly. Somarakis is Ince’s former head of regulatory solutions and joins as Irwin Mitchell’s national head of regulatory. […]

Gherkin London

Exclusive: The promotions set to bolster Kirkland’s partner ranks

Lawyers across Kirkland & Ellis are celebrating their promotion to partner, as the firm looks set to announce its annual round later on today. While the full list will be available later, a large group of London lawyers are expected to make the cut. Over the summer, the biggest story emerging from the firm was […]

Revealed: The UK top 100 law firms 2023

The UK’s 100 largest law firms generated revenue of £33.7bn between them in 2022/23, The Lawyer can reveal in its annual UK200 report, released today. The figure is up 7 per cent from £31.3bn in 2021/22, demonstrating the resilience the UK’s legal sector despite continued turbulence in the political and economic landscapes. Meanwhile, the Independents […]