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UK turnover falls 10pc at Edwards Wildman

UK turnover falls 10pc at Edwards Wildman

The London office of Edwards Wildman has produced disappointing results with turnover and profits down.

Editor's picks

BLOG: FAMILY LAW

A balancing act

A balancing act

Children over ten could soon be entitled to tell family judges what they think about their future but, says Catherine Thomas, the court should retain some discretion.

BLOG: TEXAS

Austin, Texas: The new corporate hub

Austin, Texas: The new corporate hub

Forget New York, London and Tokyo. Austin, Texas, has now emerged as the hot spot for the professional services to thrive, says Bryan Birkeland of Globalaw.

TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft previews document management system for lawyers

Microsoft previews document management system for lawyers

Microsoft has published a preview version of a document management and collaboration system which has been specifically designed for lawyers.

START-UPS

Working for a start-up: The pros and cons

Working for a start-up: The pros and cons

Passing overhead expenses on to the client was just one of the gripes start-up lawyers had about their external advisers.

Blogs

LITIGATION FUNDING

The transformative power of litigation funding for GCs

The transformative power of litigation funding for GCs

Legal departments could turn cost to profit with the right approach to litigation funding, says Vannin Capital's Chris Smith.

LPM

Profitable pricing

Profitable pricing

Competitive advantage should be the driver of Legal Project Management, not profitable pricing alone, says Brian Taaffe, Business Intelligence Product Manager of LexisOne, LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions.

Management speak

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Law firms admit to poor project management

Law firms admit to poor project management

Law firms are very poor at project management, according to research conducted for the Future of Law Summit.

Corporate counsel

ETHICS

GCs who matter are honoured

GCs who matter are honoured

Top GCs have been chosen by The Ethisphere Institute to win an award for ethical business practices.

Business sector round up

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Dentons nabs Jones Day partners for space endeavour

Dentons nabs Jones Day partners for space endeavour

Dentons has snapped up three Jones Day partners to create a global space business team.

ENFORCEMENT

Law firms offer dawn raid practice in China

Law firms offer dawn raid practice in China

Baker & McKenzie and other law firms are offering dry runs on dawn raids and other forms of preparation as Chinese regulators up their enforcement activities.

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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UK turnover falls 10pc at Edwards Wildman

The London office of Edwards Wildman has produced disappointing results with turnover and profits down.