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In Jones Day's London Office, an 'Endemic Culture of Sexual Inappropriateness'

Law news - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 18:00

Legal Week spoke with 10 alumni in a six-month-long investigation into allegations of harassment at Jones Day's London office.

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Amid Failed Merger Talks, O'Melveny Grew London Profits Over 400%

Law news - Tue, 10/08/2019 - 17:30

The firm's London arm is in the process of looking for new office space.

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Hogan Lovells' Global Private Equity Head Joins McDermott Will & Emery

Law news - Thu, 10/03/2019 - 16:20

Tom Whelan is the second heavyweight private equity partner to leave the firm this year.

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Baker McKenzie Cuts More Back-Office Positions in London

Law news - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 14:17

The global firm continues to review its back-office functions across its offices.

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Baker McKenzie Narrows Field to Three Partners for Chair Election

Law news - Wed, 09/11/2019 - 17:15

The final three candidates represent the firm's global reach.

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Nearly Half of U.K. Lawyers Experience Work-Related Mental Illness

Law news - Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:36

The surprisingly high numbers come as three-quarters say they feel under pressure to work extended hours, Legal Week's inaugural job satisfaction survey reveals.

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Lawyers Open Up About Their Biggest No-Deal Brexit Fears

Law news - Thu, 08/29/2019 - 16:15

"The consequences for any firm that is not prepared for the worst could be quite severe," said one lawyer, as industry figures reveal their worst-case Brexit scenarios.

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