DLA Piper introduces open plan pilot program in London

Jun 26, 2017 DLA Piper is establishing an exhibition space in its London office to introduce its teams to an open plan workspace. The firm will trial the open space concept in preparation for its upcoming 2018 move to an open plan environment. The transition involves 80 ‘change champions’ who will work with teams to shift to an open plan concept while moving toward a paperless workflow. The new office will follow a hybrid plan of 25 per cent offices and 75 per cent open spaces. COO Andrew Darwin said the firm will allow team members to provide feedback on furniture and layout options. Comments and more »

Singapore dispute shakes up Morgan Lewis

Jun 21, 2017 A public dispute among Singapore’s prime minister and his siblings has caused a stir at Morgan Lewis Stamford. The dispute involves Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and siblings Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hwien…

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Stephenson Harwood posts revenue increase of 11%

Jun 21, 2017 Stephenson Harwood has posted its latest financial results, revealing an 11% increase in revenues, which rose from £158m to £176m. Meanwhile, the firm saw a 9% decline in profits per equity partner (PEP), which fell to…

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Diversity remains a challenge for legal profession

Jun 21, 2017 According to this year’s Annual Statistics Report from the Law Society, the legal profession has seen little change in partnership diversity, despite diversifying overall. Among practice certificate (PC) holders,…

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CMS pre-merger revenue remains static over 2016/17

Jun 20, 2017 CMS has released its financial results for 2016/17, reporting year-end turnover of €999m, or €1.05bn without currency fluctuation. The figure stayed static compared to the firm’s 2015/16 revenue of €1.01bn, which…

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