More than 100 employees at Australian law firm Allens Arthur Robinson have opted for the firm's voluntary redundancy program, including lawyers, corporate services staff and secretaries. About a dozen had asked for
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CMS Cameron McKenna has completed its redundancy talks, laying off 73 London staff, reports legalweek.com.
According to The Lawyer, BLP made 47 compulsory redundancies, while 32 took voluntary redundancy and six employees have taken early retirement.
In a second redundancy round in its Middle East offices, Uk law firm DLA Piper is cutting 22 jobs. The cuts affect one partner and nine fee earners.
About 10,000 lawyers --- more than one in ten of the 83,000 privately employed solicitors in the UK --- could lose their jobs, writes The Times, citing recruiters, consultants and senior law firm partners. Layed off
Wragge & Co has launched a new redundancy consultation after its turnover fell by 17 per cent in the last financial year.
As a result of the credit crisis — which has pulverized the need for traditional practice areas like structured finance, mergers and acquisitions and private-equity transactions — at least 10,000 employees at major
McDermott Will & Emery is laying off 72 more employees, 25 lawyers and 47 administrative staff. The news comes after a reduction of 149 jobs in February, which included 60 attorneys. The combined hit represents about
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, which has about 43 lawyers in Boston and 1,215 lawyers firm-wide, has laid off 79 non-legal staff across all of its U.S. offices. The staff cuts come despite a rise in profits per partner in
21 fee earners, 28 secretarial staff and 21 support staff in the City will be cut as a result of a six-week redundancy consultation, which was first announced in March.
DLA Piper has concluded its redundancy consultation, leading to the loss of 124 jobs, fewer than the expected 140. 24 fee earners and 100 support staff across the firm’s UK offices will be layed off.
Shoosmiths, which has eight offices in the UK, said it was starting a redundancy programme involving 25 fee earners and 44 support staff.
US law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan announced plans to push back start dates for new associates and offer optional year-long delays with stipends for public sector work that same day. The firm is also offering new
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is reviewing 30 legal, 30 business services and 25 secretarial positions in London, reports legalweek.
CMS Cameron McKenna has announced that up to 20 fee earners and 60 non fee earner positions in London are likely to go as a part of a redundancy consultation.