Five top Ropes & Gray partners have jumped ship to US law firm Kirkland & Ellis.
From chatting, surfing the web and engaging in social media, lawyers are prone to a bout of proscrastination every day. The good news for their bosses - accountants are worse.
The respected mediator will oversee the 300 partner strong Greater China region.
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Law firms are set for bigger expenses and slower growth in 2017, according to Citibank's quarterly report.
The private client firm was looking for an executive with proven experience growing a law firm.
Yahoo's move to automate thousands of workflows and process saw the company turn to ThinkSmart. Paul Hirner, CEO, ThinkSmart discusses the journey.
The millennials are now calling the shots and older generations at law firms are being forced to listen, says Simon Harper.
Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.
Legal department budgets in Spain and Portugal have reduced external counsel usage.