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The speed read: Europeans are happy, and some leaders really are strong and stable

As we approach the long weekend, here are the big themes from the last five days: 1. Restructuring lawyers are busy – and not just in the magic circle  The struggling high street been a theme of the week, with Jamie Oliver’s restaurant business now in administration, and Freshfields and DLA Piper securing the mandate […]

The speed read: Brexit, US firms and leadership musical chairs

The fortunes of the US firms in London dominated this week’s stories on The Lawyer, while our most comprehensive look at firm leadership revealed stark truths about diversity (or lack of it) in the industry. According to data collected from 38 of the world’s largest firms, just one had a 50:50 gender balance on its […]

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