News about Britain

DLA and Freshfields hire Brexit specialists Wed, Mar 29, 2017A&O in tie-up with Turkish firm Fri, Nov 16, 2012Amarchand, Platinum, Slaughters and Herbert Smith lead $2.05b United Spirits deal Mon, Nov 12, 2012British firms Shakespeares and Harvey Ingram set to merge Thu, Jul 19, 2012South Korea licenses three foreign firms Mon, Jul 16, 2012Shoosmiths to link up with Scottish firm Wed, Jun 27, 2012US Law firms stealing limelight from UK rivals in Hong Kong Fri, Apr 13, 2012NZ law firms unlikely to follow Australian firms down merger path Fri, Mar 30, 2012Affirmative action considered for Britain's judiciary Fri, Mar 30, 2012UK firm Watson, Farley & Williams enters Hong Kong with local alliance Mon, Mar 12, 2012Linklaters reportedly in negotiations for alliance with Australian firm Tue, Mar 6, 2012US firms in Hong Kong attract top talent with big money Wed, Feb 8, 2012Australian law firm Slater & Gordon buys British firm Russell Jones & Walker Tue, Jan 31, 2012British government cuts spend on external legal advisors by 36% Sun, Jan 29, 2012Merger negotiations between Alllen & Gledhill and A&O pose questions for future of profession in Singapore Wed, Nov 30, 2011Will British legal education be left behind? Fri, Oct 21, 2011British Justice Minister investigated for conflict of interest Mon, Oct 17, 2011Consolidation in the legal market - mergers on the up Tue, Oct 4, 2011British Justice Secretary vows to make the case against protectionist regulations on behalf of UK law firms Tue, Sep 27, 2011Ashurst set to merge with Australian firm Blake Dawson Tue, Sep 27, 2011Scottish and British law firms in formal merger negotiations Fri, Sep 23, 2011British firm Speechly Bircham opens in Luxembourg and Zurich Mon, Jun 6, 2011Cambridge University tops UK law school rankings Thu, May 26, 2011Lawyers protest deregulation of UK legal industry Thu, Sep 23, 2010Britain's top 100 firms see revenues rise by 5% Thu, Sep 23, 2010UK regional law firms take drastic steps to avoid further job cuts Tue, Jul 21, 2009