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Clifford Chance makes up seven London lawyers in 38% female partner promotions round

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:42 -0400

Ten female lawyers make the grade as firm moves towards 30% female partnership target


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Latham opens nominations for next global managing partner following Voge's shock exit

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:55:08 -0400

Succession proccess gets underway as firm makes trio of lateral hires from Willkie Farr and Jones Day


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SRA issues warning after Norton Rose Fulbright London lawyer named in hoax emails

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 06:22:25 -0400

Emails using London lawyer's name claimed to relate to inheritance payment following air crash


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Top firms line up to be recognised for breaking new ground at Legal Week Innovation Awards

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:26:02 -0400

Addleshaws, BLM, Clydes, Herbert Smith Freehills and Kennedys in the running for flagship award


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CMS offers cut-rate legal services for up to 100 clients on legacy Olswang startup scheme

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:10:41 -0400

CMS aims to ramp up number of clients on startup scheme amid post-merger expansion push


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US hits China's ZTE with export ban over false statements

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:13:41 -0400

US takes action against China telecoms giant amid security concerns


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The Transfer Window: latest partner hires for Latham, Ashurst and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:16:36 -0400

Latham & Watkins has made its first hire in Spain since it appointed former DLA Piper co-chair Juan Picon to lead its Madrid office. The US…


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Dechert life sciences exits continue as Frankfurt team leaves for McDermott

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 06:08:25 -0400

McDermott recruits four-strong team from Dechert on back of triple partner exit to Goodwin


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Linklaters announces promotion of 30 new counsel including 14 women

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:47:49 -0400

Thirty-strong cohort of counsel promotions include five in magic circle firm's London base


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Mayer Brown appoints former London head Clay as managing partner

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:04:04 -0400

Clay previously held the role of London executive partner at the firm


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Hogan Lovells launches London trade practice ahead of Brexit with Squire Patton Boggs hire

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 06:59:13 -0400

London partner Aline Doussin joins transatlantic firm amid upturn in Brexit-related demand for trade advice


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HSF on track for 25% female partnership with 14 women made up

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:01:06 -0400

Firm makes up only three men as it aims to boost female representation


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Cravath loses another senior partner to Kirkland as pressure on firm's lockstep model grows

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:16:52 -0400

Former litigation head becomes latest partner to leave Wall Street firm amid growing scrutiny on compensation


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Lucozade Ribena Suntory to launch first legal panel under new general counsel

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:31:01 -0400

Legal chief kicks off first panel review with regular advisers including CC, Addleshaws and Mishcon in the picture


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CMS partners with GlaxoSmithKline to create digital academy

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 04:40:09 -0400

New initiative aims to help pharma giant’s in-house lawyers keep on top of emerging digital trends


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Ex-Chadbourne partner opens up about 'long, messy slog' of her $1m gender bias case

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:01:27 -0400

Former Chadbourne litigator Kerrie Campbell on her gender discrimination dispute with Norton Rose Fulbright and the 'cloak and dagger secrecy' about pay at big law firms


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Hogan Lovells scraps 'broken' review system for associates

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:59:29 -0400

Firm rolls out new programme directing associates to proactively seek performance feedback from partners and other colleagues throughout the year


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Partners on alert over Russia work as 'new Cold War' tensions turn up scrutiny on client connections

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:24:56 -0400

Lawyers in the Russian market on the 'wake-up call' for firms to check their client list


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'We don't regret the road not taken for a second' - Wachtell and Macfarlanes on why bigger isn't always better

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:14:11 -0400

From client demands to acquisitive rivals and alternative providers, Macfarlanes' Charles Martin and Wachtell's Adam Emmerich discuss the key challenges for independent law firms


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'I feel that I have isolated myself' - one female lawyer's experience of filing a sexual harassment complaint

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:50:55 -0400

How do victims of sexual harassment in the legal profession feel about the way their complaints are being dealt with?


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Reed Smith to launch legal services hub in Leeds

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:14:08 -0400

Firm to open second low-cost centre to support EMEA network


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What was Donald Trump's lawyer doing at Squire Patton Boggs' New York office?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 18:17:36 -0400

Between the start of his unusual relationship with the firm and this week's raid on his office, the nature of Michael Cohen's work at Squire Patton Boggs was a mystery to many there


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Freshfields Paris office head exits for Jones Day

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 12:16:55 -0400

Elie Kleiman is reunited with Freshfields' former French real estate team who joined the US firm last year


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Did Voge deserve to be ousted from Latham? Partners split on firm's action over misconduct

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 10:20:38 -0400

Survey results reveal many partners believe 'pendulum has swung too far' in response to allegations of inappropriate behaviour amid scandal over Latham chief's exit


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Addleshaws and DLA lead as Bestway saves 2,000 jobs with Wine Rack and Bargain Booze deal

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 06:15:40 -0400

UK firms advise as grocery wholesaler buys drinks retailers in £7m deal


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Squire Patton Boggs cuts ties with Trump's personal lawyer after FBI office raid

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 16:56:37 -0400

Firm ends alliance with president's lawyer after raid described as 'completely inappropriate and unnecessary' by McDermott partner


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Will A&O's US merger move impel its magic circle rivals to follow suit?

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 11:51:27 -0400

Magic circle firm’s transatlantic merger talks set to shake up market as rivals rethink US strategies


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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner post-merger shake-up continues as BLP Dubai head leaves for WFW

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 08:12:26 -0400

Dubai office head and founder Mohammed Kamal to launch real estate practice for UK rival


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Lies, damn lies and the gender pay gap statistics - what do the figures really tell us?

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 05:26:51 -0400

The pay gap reporting requirements have presented a unique PR challenge for law firms - so who came out best?


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BLP Asia head Charlton among two senior departures as Bryan Cave merger goes live

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 07:43:55 -0400

Magic circle veteran Bob Charlton steps down as former private client head joins Trowers


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Clifford Chance aims to break away from 'terribly unpredictable' pricing with new AI tool

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 05:46:44 -0400

New tech helps to work out how long lawyers should spend on tasks to better predict pricing


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