Lawyers jobs at risk as Slaters weighs office closures
Slater and Gordon is considering closing two of its UK offices affecting around 51 staff including fee-earners… Herbert Smith Freehills tops Australian M&A league tables… New M&A co-head announced at Orrick… Legal advisor wins wrongful termination case against Bikram yoga…
Firm announces seven promotions
A major firm has announced the appointment of two special counsel and five new senior associates.
Legal delivery centre “super depressing” say future lawyers
The creation of a legal delivery centre at one law school has been seen as a dismal sign of the times for graduates and their employment prospects.
Denmark passes ‘cruel’ asylum seeker laws
The Danish parliament has passed controversial asylum seeker laws over night.
Almost half of corporates planning to divest
A large proportion of corporates are planning to make divestments in the next two years, according to a new survey… Expansion for DLA Piper… WLG sets female partner targets… Man accused of helping lawyers against China is released…
Partners in the office more, juniors less…
Law firm partners are spending more time in the office while junior lawyers are spending less, according to a new report... Heavyweight hire for Baker & McKenzie… Former judges appointed as Australian public interest advocates… New alliance for NRF in Indonesia… Philip Morris trial in US courts…