NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
A third of Weil Gotshal & Manges' 12-strong annual partner promotions have been made in the firm's London office, with a further two lawyers made up in Paris.
26 Nov 2014 | 10:22 |
Morgan Lewis & Bockius takes additional staff ten days after voting to admit 226 partners from the Boston-headquartered Bingham McC...
24 Nov 2014 | 11:49 |
Carl Bernstein will join leading general counsel at the inaugural Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
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 |
Market conditions for the UK's big four international law firms haven't looked this good since before the credit crisis.
04 Jul 2014 | 00:02 |
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has dominated the European and UK M&A rankings by deal value and volume for the first half of 2014, amid a 56% year-on-year uptick in global deal-making.
03 Jul 2014 | 18:05 |
On 25 June the New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, filed a lawsuit against Barclays, alleging a "systematic pattern of fraud and deceit" within its so-called 'dark pool' trading operations.
03 Jul 2014 | 10:26 |
With a handful of former US DoJ prosecutors moving to London law firms, Caroline Thorpe finds out how their colourful careers give them an advantage in the UK market.
03 Jul 2014 | 00:09 |