NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher financial institutions co-chair Mark Shelton to step into newly created role next month
27 Feb 2015 | 14:58 |
The acquisition will face regulatory hurdles but clearance is expected in the first half of 2016
19 Feb 2015 | 14:54 |
Carl Bernstein will join leading general counsel at the inaugural Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
As US firms continue to pile into the London market, Frances Ivens finds out what launching a new office is really like
25 Feb 2015 | 00:00 |
London partner promotions at leading US firms soar but is it a trend that is set to continue?
06 Feb 2015 | 00:00 |
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 |