Law firm news by topic » Careers

Young lawyers trapped by debt, says survey

Dec 24, 2013 With tuition fees pushing student debt into the realms of the unmanageable and biglaw jobs still in short supply, law school is not looking to be quite as smart an option it once was. But there is one metric that can…

more »

Law firm health can't be measured by PPP

May 22, 2013 Average profits per equity partner is a metric that gets a lot of attention in the legal services industry, and is key to the results of the annual American Lawyer rankings — the Am Law 100. But measuring the…

more »

Odds lengthen on partnership in top firms

May 14, 2013 It is getting harder to reach partnership in large law firms, according to a report from Legal Week. 370 partners were promoted to partnerships in the top 30 UK firms this year, down 8% on last year's figure of 401. In…

more »

In-house lawyers closing the pay gap

Apr 18, 2013 A new report has found that the wage gap between private practice and in-house lawyers is closing, as the amount of time taken to reach partnership continues to increase. Towers Watson’s Legal Salary Report found…

more »