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Clients don’t care about your PEP

PEP has long been a marker for firms of profitability, efficiency, even excellency. Firms brandish them as badges of honour and headlines report on them every year. PEP up! PEP down! Firm bucks trends as PEP rises amid economic downturn! The obsession is rife, and has long been thought to showcase how well a firm […]

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 […]

met police

SRA calls in the Met on Axiom Ince probe

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is liaising with law enforcement authorities over allegations made regarding embattled firm Axiom Ince, as the Metropolitan Police Service confirms a referral was passed on by the regulator. In August, the regulator suspended three partners from Axiom Ince, the firm that acquired Ince Group just four months before and was […]

Allen & Overy

A&O mulls sale of legal risk management business

Magic circle firm Allen & Overy is mulling a sale of its legal risk management division prior to its merger with Shearman & Sterling. Aosphere is part of A&O’s advanced delivery and solutions offering, which also includes A&O consulting and flexi-lawyer business Peerpoint. Divisions performed well over the last financial year, with revenue across this […]