"At a time when in-house advisers are under growing pressure to demonstrate their worth to the wider business, why not try to leverage skills already housed within the department to make a profit from external clients or make new inroads where they know they have a ready made client base to serve?"
As news broke this week of yet more attempts at law firm consolidation, with Nabarro and Addleshaw Goddard admitting they recently discussed a tie-up that could have created a top 20 firm with revenues...
Outstanding Individual Innovator award handed to Schillings COO Christopher Mills
The US firm has announced salary increases across its associate scale
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'The message has got through that a little UK merger ain't going to cut it' – reaction to the Addleshaws-Hunton talks
Will Addleshaw Goddard succeed where others have failed and pull off a transatlantic merger?
Head of international financial technology at the firm Angus Mclean is responsible for the new venture