The stakes are high for ex-A&O partner Michael Castle, the man tasked with helping Deloitte make a big splash in an increasingly crowded market. Deloitte is late to the party, and arriving fashionably late can generate high expectations and interest.
Too many lawyers in the City? It’s not stopping firms from making London debuts or paying them like footballers. Here are the key takeaways from the week. US firms are still making slow and cautious steps in London In the summer of 2016, The Lawyer analysed which US firms had still not pursued a London […]
Ince has hired the former head of Hill Dickinson’s global shipping practice as its new senior partner, marking the first person to take on the role since Ince’s pre-pack administration deal with Gordon Dadds last year. Julian Clark will take the position, over a year after Ince’s former senior partner Jan Heuvels stood down. Heuvels’ […]
A public law barrister at Matrix Chambers has accused the Home Office of “detonating lives” in the wake of a report into how the UK Government handled allegations that international students had cheated in its English language tests. The Commons Select Committee carried out an inquiry into what happened over five years ago when the […]
A record 12 firms in this year’s UK 200: the Top 100 report posted an average profit per equity partner (PEP) of £1m or more, The Lawyer can reveal, a rise of two on the 10 in 2017/18. Several firms in this PEP millionaire dozen have average profits that are well over the £1m benchmark. All four […]
RBS’ former litigation head Laura Durrant, who joined White & Case amid a spate of hires to its financial institutions group, has left the firm after little over a year. Durrant previously spent eight years at RBS and four years as an associate at Herbert Smith Freehills. Following her exit from White & Case, she […]