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The largest 250 law firms in the US have seen their lawyer headcount drop for the second consecutive year. This year’s 1.1 per cent decrease in headcount represents 1400 lawyers, and follows on from last year’s 4
Baker McKenzie has posted revenues of $2.19bn, up from last year’s total of $1.82bn. Firmwide profits per partner have also seen double-digit growth from last year, with a 20% increase up to $1.206m from last
Following months of speculation and rumours, merger talks between Heller Ehrman and Baker & McKenzie have been called off. Heller chairman Matthew Larrabee cited conflicts as a key reason for the end of the talks.
Heller Ehrman has recruited IP partner Richard Penfold from DLA Piper to boost its year-old London office as speculation over an impending merger with Baker & McKenzie persists.
Women lawyers in Chicago have come together from 31 law firms to form a new coalition that will seek to collaborate on supporting the recruitment, retention and promotion of women attorneys and on encouraging women's
Baker & McKenzie has prevailed over a Scottish family in a fight over the narnia.mobi domain name, after a decision from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Media in Scotland have portrayed the case
Baker & McKenzie has given modest pay rises to associates at most levels at the same time as promoting six to its partnership. Newly qualified lawyers will earn £64,000, a rise of 0.8 per cent on last year’s figure
Bakers has come under fire during the past week for its aggressive pursuit of Richard Saville-Smith, who claims he and his wife bought the narnia.mobi domain name as a present for their 11-year-old son. But Bakers
A couple from Edinburgh is being threatened with a law suit by Baker & McKenzie over their son’s 11th birthday present. Gillian Ferguson and Richard Saville-Smith bought the narnia.mobi email domain name in 2006, so
Oliver Massmann, 41, is head of the Hanoi office of Duane Morris, a 650-lawyer Philadelphia firm seeking to grow in Southeast Asia with offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore. Massmann joined Duane Morris
Seeking to boost its intellectual property practice, Houston law firm Baker Botts LLP has opened a new office in Silicon Valley. Baker Botts has 800 lawyers in 12 offices in the United States, China, the Middle East,
An ex-Baker & McKenzie associate has been arrested on suspicion of stealing $1.3million from a client's account. Martin Weisberg, a former securities lawyer at the firm, was responsible for depositing $30million for a
BPP College of Professional Studies has bagged Baker & McKenzie’s director of learning and development Colin Dworkin to co-ordinate its tailored in-house education function. Dworkin, who joins in July, will fill the
Columbia Law School in New York City and Northwestern Law School in Chicago are the most frequently recruited schools by the nation’s largest law firms, which offer starting salaries that make the all-night cramming