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The Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) has introduced ‘a period of recognised training' as an alternative to the traditional training contract route to legal qualification.
31 Jul 2014 | 13:09 |
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have cut their national legal panel by more than half, with Norton Rose Fulbright, Eversheds and Bro...
29 Jul 2014 | 15:51 |
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
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
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 |
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