Several leading City firms are considering using contract lawyers as part of a venture by a new business to create a vetted pool of temporary lawyers to support major practices. Firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Travers Smith and a number of US firms in London are interested in bringing in contract lawyers for individual pieces of work - a model rarely used in the UK but well-established in the US.
Firms in talks to use contract pool; A&O mulls using alumni Several leading City firms are considering using contract lawyers as part of a venture by a new business to create a vetted pool of temporary...
Outstanding Individual Innovator award handed to Schillings COO Christopher Mills
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Head of international financial technology at the firm Angus Mclean is responsible for the new venture