The legal services market in Hong Kong has long been dominated by British firms, but US law firms are now a potent force, attracting top talent by offer larger compensation packages than their competition. While
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Quinn Emanuel, punching a largeish hole in the team of 13. The firm’s London has doneFour litigation lawyers have departed from the London office of US litigation firm
The cost-cutting measures undertaken by law firms in the recession – including smaller entry-level classes, stagnant salaries and an impossibly long road to partnership - seem to be here to stay. While those that
Legal industry experts predict that large law firms will again award spring bonuses in 2012, following on from a trend begun in 2011, but that spring bonuses are unlikely to expand through the industry to smaller firms
Merger agreements are providing law firms with a convenient way to get rid of underperforming partners, says Legal recruiter Larry Watanabe of Watanabe & Nason. Accordin to Watanabe the merger “allows the law firm
Kirkland & Ellis has surprised the firm by handing in his resignation for 'personal reasons'. James "Jim" Learner has quit the role and his placeThe managing partner of US firm
There has been significant improvement in the Scottish legal market, according to a new survey of the country’s top firms conducted by industry advisors PKF. The survey looked at the top 30 legal practices in Scotland
In the current economic climate, law graduates face a tough job market and an increasing number of corporate clients that would really rather not pay for their on-the-job training. These realities have precipitated an
Australian law firms have seen a drop in revenues. Even Perth, which is flush with cash in the middle of a resources boom, is expected to see revenue drop by nearly 50 per cent in the next quarter. Top-tier firms
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has announced that it will outsource legal support services to its very own Professional Services Center in Nashville Tennesee.
Bar & Bench has conducted a survey to determine the recruitment patter for 371 law school graduates from leading law schools in India; NLSIU, Bangalore; NALSAR, Hyderabad; NUJS, Kolkata; NLIU, Bhopal and NLU, Jodhpur.
This article examines the implications of the entry onto the scene of Acculaw – a company that administers a low cost training program for law graduates and then offers them to large law firms, thus relieving those
Olswang is the very first firm to sign up to a pilot scheme run by Acculaw which takes care of recruitment of trainees. The scheme will train recruits for three months and then