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BIG STORIES | PATENT LAW

Silicon Valley fights for patent reform

US industrial companies, including Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble, are fighting Silicon Valley over patent legislation.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MERGER TALKS

Howard Kennedy backs out of Davenport Lyons merger

The two London firms were in discussions to create a £60 million law firm.....

BIG STORIES | LEGAL AID

Criminal lawyers strike again over cuts

Criminal lawyers are organising a second day of action against bitterly opposed legal aid cuts which could see fees cut by a third.....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Assistenza Legale expands to Sicily

Law firm Assistenza Legale has opened a new office in Palermo, Sicily.....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRM NETWORKS

Globalaw expands in the Middle East and South East Asia

The global network is extending its reach into high growth countries.....

BIG STORIES | RECRUITMENT

Seyfarth Shaw hires KWM's Robert Hanley

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin has seen another departure from its ranks.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

UK BigLaw gives up on winning new work

Cross-selling is easier than finding new clients in the current climate, according to new research released this week.....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | LPO

Baker & McKenzie extends offshoring

The international firm is looking to build on its Philippines operations at another global location.....

 

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Legal departments bypass smaller firms despite preferring them

Small firms can be more innovative but are less likely to pass the muster with GCs when searching for suitable law firms.