Leading UK law firms are scaling back their trainee programs in response to lacklustre financial results, and Legal Week suggests that graduate recruitment in the top 20 UK firms will shrink by 11 per cent between
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Twelve candidates on this year's fast track Legal Practice Course at BPP have failed part of the course, according to a RollOnFriday source. The students concerned have met with vastly different consequences: while those
Top lawyers form Singapore head to Melbourne this week to host a conference on ‘Developments in the Legal Landscape in Singapore’, in a bid to encourage Australian lawyers to consider Singapore as a legal services
The top 35 law firms in Australia took in a combined total of almost A$6 billion in revenues in the 2011-12 financial year, according to a report by the Business Review Weekly. Four of the ‘big six’ firms in
Herbert Smith has appointed Michael Walter, the firm’s former global corporate head, to the role of South East Asia managing partner. Walter will relocate from London to
Singapore’s Ministry of Law is set to consider applications from foreign law firms to practice in the country, as part of an effort to liberalise legal services and make Singapore a legal hub in the region. The
Herbert Smith has laid off five support staff in IT and business services in Dubai, following a decision last month to lay off 51 people in the firm’s London headquarters.