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Stinklaters: Barbican residents lash out at Links’ ‘noxious’ generator

The residents of the Barbican Centre’s Cromwell Tower organised a demonstration outside magic circle firm Linklaters on Tuesday to protest against its diesel generator, which was installed in late March. Protestors claim that the firm is “prioritising their convenience over [resident] health”. The generator is used to power the London office’s lifts and air conditioning. […]

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BT adds magic circle firm to 11-strong panel

BT has further shrunk its panel for the third review in a row having appointed a total of 11 firms to its roster. The panel will run for three years and includes 10 firms that have been reappointed from 2020.   Those continuing their relationship with BT after the latest review are the likes of Allen […]


Dentons boosts London office with bumper promotions round

Dentons has promoted 12 lawyers to partner in the UK, Ireland and Middle East (UKIME) this year, including nine partners in London. Of the remaining three promotions, two were made in Glasgow and one was made in Abu Dhabi. Most of the promotions have been made in the projects team, with Claudia Thomas and Graham […]

Freshfields promotions 2024: Six make the cut in London

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made up 23 lawyers to partner globally in its smallest round for three years. Last year, the magic circle promoted 30 to partnership worldwide, with 27 making the grade in 2022. There were 22 elevations in 2021. As a result, the London set is also slightly smaller than in previous years. […]

Signal Research Reports

The In-House Sentiment Survey 2024

Read this report to gain insights into: The evolving role of in-house teams amidst market transformations Current attitudes and increased adoption of artificial intelligence tools Organizations’ continued emphasis on flexible working culture Projections for spend on external legal counsel over the next five years Enhanced feedback on quality of service from private practice law firms […]

The new Russian litigators

This report contains: an overview of the history of UK and US firm in Russia an analysis of the opportunities, challenges and litigation brought on by sanctions regimes a summary of the firms acting in Russian litigation in London

The impact of tech on financial management

This report contains: an analysis of 15 UK firms’ cash flow management and lock-up trends over the past five years lock-up correlated with profitability to demonstrate the impact of strong financial management for firms’ bottom line details on the adoption of technology by firms to make their financial management more efficient

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