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Shearman partners face six-month delay in distributions amid structural changes

Shearman & Sterling has changed its fiscal year-end to June, The Lawyer can reveal, meaning partners will have to wait longer to receive their distributions as the firm transitions. The US firm had previously tallied up its financials, promoted partners and calculated compensation at the end of the calendar year. However, it has now shifted […]

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Paul Hastings’ London revenue hits $108m as growth slows

Profits per partner at Paul Hastings have skyrocketed over the past year, reflecting similar results posted by its US peers. The figures went up by 14 per cent from $3.4m to $3.9m, with revenue per lawyer rising by 4 per cent to $1.38m. The revenue of the London office inched up by one per cent […]

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Hot 100 career quiz: Contis GC Lara Oyesanya

Name: Lara Oyesanya Organisation: Contis Group Role: Group General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer Trained at: British Rail Year qualified: 1993 Read her Hot 100 profile What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee/pupil? In October 1990, the Government gave the go-ahead to British Rail and London Transport to develop the east-west Crossrail scheme. […]

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Bolt kicks off inaugural panel amid growth plans

Bolt is set to launch an inaugural legal panel as it fires up expansion in London and Western Europe. The panel process is being carried out by new head of legal Alex Wong, who joined the ride-hailing app from Revolut last month. He will appoint up to three firms, made up of one main provider […]

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