Law firm trainees can now pocket equal amounts to their graduate counterparts at investment banks, according to new research – with both camps taking home over £10,000 more than the UK’s average graduate starting
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As the legal business has boomed in the City, the growth of US law firms seeking to expand their ‘franchises’ into London has grown, with a raft of major US practices (and some small ones) seeking to place their
Lateral partner hires among elite US firms in London have slowed during the last year, according to research from Legal Week, which illustrates the uphill struggle faced by US firms attempting to recruit leading names in
In the last two decades, as working schedules became flexible, and even accounting firms, of all places, embraced the mantra of work-life balance (at least on paper), there was one unbending, tradition-bound profession:
Ethnic minority and female students are still struggling to make their way into the UK’s top law firms, comprehensive new research has found, despite attempts by commercial practices to tackle diversity. The annual
Merger and lateral activity among US law firms slowed slightly in 2007 but despite the darkening financial horizon, many in the industry expect the attorney shuffle to retain energy in 2008, writes the National Law
Over the past several years, with the economy booming and business brisk, New York City's best law firms scrambled to hire as many lawyers as they could out of school, and from each other, pushing up starting salaries to
New Delhi: Taking cue from their foreign counterparts, top corporate law firms in the country have, this recruitment season, begun offering fresh law graduates 30-50% higher salaries than last year. They could go up to
Despite the subprime mortgage crisis and resulting credit crunch, most of the eight Bay Area law firms that have released financial data so far showed solid increases in revenue and profitability in 2007. Two exceptions
In 1998, Chicago law firm Mayer Brown established an office in Charlotte to be close to that city's bankers. A decade later, its local rivals are trying to muscle in on what has become a lucrative financial-services
US law firms are throwing their financial muscle behind the Democrats’ attempts to reach the White House, with the legal sector providing more funding to the party’s leading candidates than any other industry. DLA
Among her 300 million citizens, America finds room for 2.2 million prisoners, half a million soldiers — and 1.1 million lawyers, increasing numbers of whom find their way across the Atlantic. From Park Lane to Mincing
Domestic firms Gleiss Lutz and Hengeler Mueller have advised on the sale of a second German commercial real estate portfolio by Allianz Immonilien in a €1.7bn transaction.
Although Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has been in Moscow since 1992, its office in the Russian capital is still rather modest. Around 30 attorneys handle a typical Skadden diet of high-end corporate finance work.
A coin flip decided it: The combined firm of Husch & Eppenberger LLC and Blackwell Sanders LLP will go by the name of Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP. Firm officials said they figured an arbitrary coin toss was the best way