McGrigors has announced its entry into a redundancy consultation, with plans to cut 40 lawyers from the roster, as well as a number of support staff from itsScottish law firm
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Latham & Watkins is advising the London-based mining giant Vedanta Resources on its $9.6 billion acquisition of a controlling stake in the Indian oil and gas unit of Cairn
Maclay Murray & Spens has followed the trend in posting a drop in revenues over a rise in profits per equity partner in the 2009-10 financial year.Scottish firm
Dundas and Wilson, one of Scotland's largest law firms, has posted a drop in annual profits of nearly £9m. Profit per equity partner fell from £385,000 in 2007-8 to £308,000 in the year to the end of April. Revenue
Regional law firms in the UK are suffering even more severely from the economic downturn than their London competitors. Several major regional firms are imposing severe cost-cutting measures to avoid further job cuts,
Scottish law firm Dundas & Wilson has confirmed that fifty jobs are to go "in response to market conditions." Dundas & Wilson employs more than 600 people. The firm has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.
Scottish leader Dundas & Wilson will be advising on UK and European aspects of the high profile Bernard Madoff fraud case. Dundas' London corporate recovery team will be led by insolvency partner John Verrill.
Eversheds is set to open an office in Scotland with the national law firm finalising plans for its new launch. The firm is expected to open in Edinburgh, reports legalweek. Colin Gray and Colin Mckay, who joined
Commercial law firm Brodies LLP, is closing the gap on Scotland’s big four in the industry, Dundas & Wilson, McGrigors, Maclay Murray Spens, and Shepherd and Wedderburn. The law firm, which has offices in Glasgow
Baker & McKenzie has prevailed over a Scottish family in a fight over the narnia.mobi domain name, after a decision from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). Media in Scotland have portrayed the case
Dewey & LeBoeuf has snared a lead advisory role alongside City royalty Slaughter and May to advise one of the front-runners in the race to acquire the insurance business of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Dewey is
The Office of Fair Trading conducted a series of dawn raids at offices of Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) as part of an investigation into price-fixing on loans to law firms and accountancy firms.
Scottish giant McGrigors is set to make cuts in its London office with jobs at risk in the office as a result of the property slowdown, with fee earners and secretaries in the real estate and banking practices likely to
Burness, a leading Scottish law firm, has raided rival DLA Piper for its two Scottish construction partners, Fenella Mason and Sandra Cassels. This news comes soon after Burness confirmed the arrival of a new property