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Ashurst scales down its Adelaide office

Ashurst scales down its Adelaide office

Following in the steps of other firms, Ashurst has whittled down its presence in Adelaide - and will be keeping the office open there but without a full-time resident partner.

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PRODUCT LIABILITY

GM's GC slammed by US Senators

GM's GC slammed by US Senators

US Senators are not impressed with the GM legal department and have questioned why general counsel Michael Millikin has not left his job.

EARNINGS

Brackett Denniston tops GC earner list

Brackett Denniston tops GC earner list

General counsel earnings are up by over six per cent with banking and finance leading the way, a Corporate Counsel survey reports.

KPIS

Composing KPIs for legal departments

Composing KPIs for legal departments

Legal departments have key performance indicators which they can use to monitor the service from external providers.

COMMUNICATIONS

Baker Botts beefs up management

Baker Botts beefs up management

Baker Botts is shoring up its senior management team with a new communications director.

Blogs

FLEXIBLE WORKING

The life of a freelancing lawyer

The life of a freelancing lawyer

Lawyers have joined the ranks of freelancers as flexible working gains ground. Karen Schilder, a real estate lawyer with Lawyers on Demand, discusses life as a freelancer.

LITIGATION

Litigation funding: a driver for law firm growth?

Litigation funding: a driver for law firm growth?

Law firms can now use litigation funding as a business development tool to increase the volume of contentious matters flowing into their litigation and disputes departments, says Chris Smith of Vannin Capital.

Management speak

PAY CONDITIONS

New Jersey law firm sued by paralegals

New Jersey law firm sued by paralegals

Five paralegals have filed a suit, claiming full payment of overtime, against law firm Pasricha & Patel.

Corporate counsel

MOVES

Around the house

Around the house

A weekly round-up on moves across the globe.

Business sector round up

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

International arbitration Africa style

International arbitration Africa style

Arbitration is fast becoming the dispute mechanism of choice in Africa, say Dr Stuart Dutson, Lucy Webster and Timothy Smyth of Eversheds.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Mexico issues in a new era for telecoms

Mexico issues in a new era for telecoms

Mexico has seen some activities in its telecom market as the new law awaits approval by the Mexican Congress. Federico Hernandez Arroyo details the changes.

Who did the deals

DEALS

Dealmakers

Dealmakers

A round-up of recent global deals and the lawyers who made them happen.

Bookshelf

BLOG: WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Devising personal risk management strategies

Devising personal risk management strategies

A new book 'Wealth Exposed' provides practical risk management and insurance advice for high networth individuals.

 
 

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Ashurst scales down its Adelaide office

Following in the steps of other firms, Ashurst has whittled down its presence in Adelaide - and will be keeping the office open there but without a full-time resident partner.