King & Wood Mallesons makes layoffs in Australia
King & Wood Mallesons has made a number of staff in Australia redundant across multiple practices. Firm figures have not yet been reported, but Lawyers Weekly suggests that the number of layoffs could exceed double figures.
“KWM has undertaken a small number of targeted redundancies in some teams,” said the firm in a statement. “These decisions are always difficult to make, and we are ensuring that the people impacted by these decisions are fully supported at this time.”
The news about redundancies follows hot on the heels of Tony O’Malley’s announcement his resignation as Australian managing partner, effectively immediately