NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
Freshfields looks to make good on US expansion promises by hiring employment partner to boost its transactional team
30 Jan 2015 | 11:36 |
Wilson Sonsini has landed the lead role advising the US tech firm while Goodwin Procter is advising the underwriters
23 Jan 2015 | 15:33 |
Carl Bernstein will join leading general counsel at the inaugural Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
Senior lawyers highlight uncertainty in Europe and the upcoming UK general election as the key challenges of the year ahead
15 Jan 2015 | 00:00
Breaking into the inner circle of Manhattan's elite law firms is tough. The fact that even New York-bred – but non-white shoe – firms like Weil Gotshal & Manges had to fight to claim their spots highlights the odds stacked against those from outsi...
05 Dec 2014 | 00:57 |
Latham & Watkins has arguably been more successful than any other non-native international firm in carving out a significant presence in both the City and Wall Street. But can it keep building on the momentum outside the US? Alex Newman finds out
04 Dec 2014 | 00:23 |
With UKMEA management responsibilities passing to Martin Scott, Norton Rose Fulbright's newly re-appointed chief executive Peter Martyr now has more time to focus on building the firm in the US.
01 Dec 2014 | 00:15 |
Driven by international mergers, the world's 50 largest law firms by revenue saw turnover climb by an average of 7.4% last year to reach a combined total of $63.5bn (£40bn).
14 Nov 2014 | 00:23 |
Shrewd moves by top US outfits both before and after the financial crisis enabled them to crack the London legal market
12 Nov 2014 | 00:25 |
Even before Bingham cancelled this month's partner retreat to Arizona, the firm had to pull some 25 invites. The reason: the near-wholesale exit of the firm's London and Frankfurt offices.
10 Nov 2014 | 16:45 |
Managing the in-house legal function of an international organisation operating in an increasingly global business environment and facing fast-paced regulatory change is far from easy.
07 Nov 2014 | 12:05 |
Partners can be a fickle bunch. Just look at Ashurst: the firm's desire to secure a US merger dates back so far that it's hard to think of a UK firm - legacy SJ Berwin or Norton Rose aside - more frequently linked with potential partners across the At...
24 Jul 2014 | 10:40 |
When the first group of foreign law firms rushed to set up shop in South Korea in 2011 and 2012, the move was met with a degree of scepticism.
10 Jul 2014 | 16:17 |