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McDermott takes three DLA Piper London real estate partners following 20-partner US raid

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:44:52 -0400

Trio of DLA Piper London real estate partners follow raft of lawyers leaving for McDermott


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Linklaters signs up Goldman Sachs Asia disputes specialist in rare Hong Kong partner hire

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:20:32 -0400

Goldman managing director to join magic circle firm's Hong Kong office this August


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Half of London's biggest law firms believe artificial intelligence tech will lead to job cuts

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:31:15 -0400

Law firm real estate report finds finds concerns over AI impact as firms shrug off Brexit blues


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Living in Bristol: six reasons to go west for your next career move

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:43:11 -0400

From commuting benefits to lively nightlife, working in Bristol can offer a range of benefits for jobseekers looking further afield then London


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Magic circle promotions fall to five-year low as CC and Linklaters drive progress on gender

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:33:03 -0400

Number of magic circle lawyers making partner dips 10% as proportion of women rises


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A&O, CC and Clydes among firms on board as Barclays launches first London legal technology hub

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:32:54 -0400

Bank to open first dedicated centre for legal-tech entrepreneurs in Notting Hill Gate


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Freshfields lines up alongside top US trio on $4.7bn gambling deal

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:44:32 -0400

Magic circle firm advises CVC and Sky Bet on sale to Canadian betting company Stars Group


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Slaughters and Linklaters lead on Takeda's £43bn takeover battle for Shire

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:48:55 -0400

Magic circle firms take lead roles as Japanese rival continues push to acquire Irish drug company Shire


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China's top law firms are coming for your partners - again

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:14 -0400

Chinese firms are aggressively targeting partner hires from the likes of Linklaters, CC and White & Case


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Magic circle trio take lead roles on Old Mutual's four-way split

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:55:58 -0400

UK trio advise alongside South Africa's Webber Wentzel and Bowman Gilfillan


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SRA opens investigation into Dentons amid questions over dismissal of HR manager on maternity leave

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:09:05 -0400

Regulator confirms investigation after employment tribunal rules against firm for dismissing recruitment manager


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Dechert accused of leaking confidential information to The Sunday Times in long-running ENRC dispute

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:01:04 -0400

Mining company under SFO scrutiny granted permission to subpoena Sunday Times reporter for all communications with law firm


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DLA Piper, Al Tamimi and Clydes among big winners at Middle East Legal Awards

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:29:43 -0400

DLA Piper takes International Firm of the Year prize for second year running as Al Tamimi is big local winner


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Clydes makes up 12 new partners with one third of promotions going to women

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:42:30 -0400

Four women join the equity globally in promotion round that sees more than half of new partners based in UK


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A&O's new litigation head sets out plan to create 'premier IP practice amongst global elite'

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:18:09 -0400

Incoming global litigation head Karen Seward on tech, talent and building on the firm's recent run of IP partner hires


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Herbert Smith Freehills takes key corporate role for Weir Group on $1.3bn US acquisition

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:12:53 -0400

Firm advises alongside Sullivan & Cromwell on FTSE 250 company's largest-ever acquisition


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Ashurst bolsters tech credentials with hire of GE Capital International IT director

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:01:00 -0400

Firm makes GE Capital hire as long-serving chief technology officer prepares to leave


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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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