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Simmons & Simmons has posted an 8% revenue hike for the first six months of the 2014-15 financial year..
25 Nov 2014 | 11:29 |
Norton Rose Fulbright has raided CMS Cameron McKenna's London office for the fifth time in the last two years, with insurance secto...
24 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
In this video, the judging panel meets to choose the winners of the British Legal Awards and members of the panel give their verdict on the day’s proceedings and their tips on how to put together a compelling submission.
22 Nov 2014 | 18:33 |
More than ever, today's younger barristers recognise that a place in chambers – a traditionally independent and self-employed gig – is part of an increasingly interdependent and demanding world.
21 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |
In a 2010 paper, former General Electric general counsel Ben Heineman laid out a vision in which the "ideal of the modern general counsel… is an acute lawyer, a wise counsellor and company leader" and that the essence of filling this role "is to mov...
19 Nov 2014 | 01:01 |
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 |
Ask any partner in a commercial law firm and you'll get a consistent answer.
14 Nov 2014 | 00:21 |
Law firms' clients are increasingly rejecting the chargeable hours model and instead demanding fixed pricing for work, according to a new report by Legal Week's research arm, which canvassed the opinions of more than 1,400 in-house respondents.
13 Nov 2014 | 10:46 |
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 |
The King & Spalding London managing partner on being a fan of the third Godfather film, sharing Arsene Wenger's management style and his weakness for white t-shirts
11 Nov 2014 | 15:55 |
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 |
There's still plenty of work left to do when it comes to diversity in the legal profession, says Georgina Stanley
07 Nov 2014 | 00:05 |