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Rising Stars: The UK's Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers

Law news - 4 hours 8 min ago

Hundreds of potentials have been whittled down to make the inaugural list of the best 25 U.K. women in law aged under 40.

      
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Linklaters Names New Spain Managing Partner

Law news - 4 hours 25 min ago

The change is part of the natural rotation of leadership roles at the firm.

      
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Freshfields Aims For 40% Female Partnership, Sidesteps Partner Ethnicity Targets

Law news - 5 hours 24 min ago

The firm has equaled rival Clifford Chance with an ambitious new gender target, but has yet to set out its stall on partnership racial diversity.

      
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Ashurst Global Chairman To Step Down, Firm Kicks Off Replacement Process

Law news - 6 hours 48 min ago

Ben Tidswell steps down after over eight years as chairman, and over 25 years at the firm.

      
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DLA Piper Snags Clifford Chance Real Estate Team in Moscow

Law news - 8 hours 59 min ago

The move marks the second team departure from Clifford Chance's Moscow office since the beginning of the year.

      
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Top Women in Law Offer Lessons of Lockdown and Their Tips for Juniors

Law news - 10 hours 39 min ago

To mark International Women's Day, senior UK lawyers talk about the impact of the pandemic and how to overcome challenges.

      
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Despite Revenue, Profit Declines, Baker Botts Cashed in on Technology, Energy Sectors in 2020

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 23:48

The firm shuttered its Beijing office in 2020, consolidating China operations in Hong Kong. It said its international offices performed in line with the rest of the firm.

      
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Weil Boosts Profits 12% Amid Wave of Restructuring and Deal Work

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 21:46

The firm's offices performed well across the globe, with London revenue rising 8.8% to about $201.3 million. The offices in Europe and Asia also did well, the firm said.

      
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Quinn Emanuel Adds Office Space in London, Signs Option to Grow Further

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 14:58

'We don't subscribe to the view that working from home represents a permanent shift,' says Quinn's London co-head.

      
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'Don't Overthink It': Partners Share Seven Tips For Remote Trainees

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 13:00

Partners share what they're looking for from trainees in the current remote working climate.

      
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Nine Firms Win Places on New Government Sports & Arts Legal Panel

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 12:59

The £2.5 million panel will see firms advise public bodies Sport England, U.K. Sport and Arts Council England.

      
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Top Law Firms Pick Up Mandates on Multi-Billion Pound Deliveroo IPO

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 12:04

The food delivery service firm was recently valued at over $7 billion.

      
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Law Firm Staffers Don't Want to Return to Offices. Should They Get the Choice?

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 11:00

Law firm leaders are closely eyeing the savings on real estate when more employees are working remotely.

      
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Novartis' General Counsel Exits

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 10:38

She leaves after over four years with the pharmaceutical company.

      
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Lawyers On Demand Makes 'Significant Investment' In Legal Tech Firm

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 08:00

The move is part of a 'strategic partnership' the firms have agreed.

      
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The EU–UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: What You Need To Know

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 06:52

What does the separation mean for international contracts and the enforcement of UK court judgments within the EU?

      
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Goodwin Rides Life Sciences, Private Equity and Tech to 20% Profit Growth

Law news - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 01:40

The firm saw double-digit increases in revenue and PEP in 2020. The firm did particularly well in the U.K., with revenue up 33% to approximately $99 million.

      
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The Outperformers, Part 2: How Profitability, Comp and Culture Separate the Elites

Law news - Thu, 03/04/2021 - 21:47

Standout firms are growing faster than their peers by focusing on profitability and reaping the rewards.

      
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British Legal Tribunal Dismisses Allegations Against Controversial Hong Kong Lawyer

Law news - Thu, 03/04/2021 - 19:46

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal rejected allegations that Junius Kwan Yiu Ho had incited violence at a political rally.

      
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Hong Kong Still a Great Place for Business but Rule of Law at Risk, Says New Bar Association Chair

Law news - Thu, 03/04/2021 - 19:31

Despite personal attacks directed at him from China, Paul Harris says he wants to have more of a dialogue with Beijing and work to amend the national security law.

      
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