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Big Law Firms Offering Jobs Without Interviews In Response to Deal Surge

Law news - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 13:15

Unprecedented transactional activity is causing law firms to build out teams rapidly by hiring lawyers 'on the spot' to avoid losing major mandates.

      
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BP Unveils Slew Of Legal Panels With 26 Firms Winning Spots

Law news - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:10

The energy juggernaut has revealed panels for several jurisdictions, with firms including Freshfields, HSF and Sullivan & Cromwell winning places.

      
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'We Will Never Be a Yoga Retreat': Senior Lawyers Debate Merits of Wellbeing Efforts

Law news - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 11:25

The issue of attracting junior talent was debated in a lively discussion at the Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2021.

      
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US Firm Hands Brussels Associates $50K Salary Uplift

Law news - Wed, 11/03/2021 - 12:30

The increased rates mean the Brussels set is now on the same pay scale as the firm's U.S. junior ranks.

      
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The Global Lawyer: The Awkward Meeting of Law Firms and Politics

Law news - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 17:14

Law firms generally steer clear of politics for a reason. But sometimes, it's unavoidable. And when the two collide, it's rarely pretty.

      
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Tackling Race Issues: A Senior Partner's Reverse Mentoring Experience

Law news - Fri, 10/15/2021 - 14:04

For U.K. Black History Month, Julian Taylor and Fiona Bolton describe taking part in a mentoring scheme that focuses on diversity.

      
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Freshfields vs Lockstep Round 4: Kirkland Moves Reignite Debate Over Firm's Ability to Retain Talent

Law news - Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:49

Two 'rising star' partner moves to arch rival Kirkland & Ellis have prompted some to say 'the wheels have come off' at the Magic Circle firm.

      
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