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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has re-hired prominent high yield partner Gil Strauss less than two years after he joined Weil Gotshal & Manges in London, Legal Week can reveal.
20 Aug 2014 | 17:00 |
Slaughter and May is piloting a working from home initiative for associates and partners across its key practice areas.
18 Aug 2014 | 11:15 |
Justin Cash investigates why there was so little involvement from UK law firms in the US takeover of Alliance Boots...
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With a firmwide strategy review already under way, Andrew Inkester has plenty on his plate as he begins his second term as Nabarro managing partner
08 Aug 2014 | 10:55 |
The Baker & McKenzie banking head on reading 300-page agreements in the early hours, mulling a career in psychotherapy and cheese that's stood the test of time
25 Jul 2014 | 00:08 |
When the boards of legacy firms Lawrence Graham and Wragge & Co sat down to discuss the finances of the merger, few at the meeting expected the first item on the accounts to be a digital piano.
25 Jul 2014 | 00:08 |
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 |
A referendum in Scotland in September could see the country break away from the UK, but would that mean more work for law firms?
24 Jul 2014 | 00:00 |
Earlier this month I returned from Bangladesh, where I visited the UNICEF-funded child justice projects DLA Piper is supporting to help protect some of the country's most vulnerable children.
23 Jul 2014 | 00:15 |
As news emerges that Ashurst and Sidley Austin held preliminary merger talks, we look at why the plan didn't move forward
21 Jul 2014 | 00:00 |
Analysis of partner terminations at the UK’s leading firms reveals the extent to which partnerships are being actively managed. Pui-Guan Man reports
18 Jul 2014 | 00:41 |
The Gibson Dunn & Crutcher litigation partner on winning the first Lloyd's names case, sleeping barristers and an underused Leeds United scarf
17 Jul 2014 | 10:20 |
As thousands of law students don their caps and gowns to receive their diplomas, they face one of the most competitive graduate job markets in history – but also one with more choice than ever before.
16 Jul 2014 | 00:14