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GLOBAL VIEW | EXPANSION

Very Cooley

Cooley has arrived in London much later than other US firms but with no less ambitions. CEO Joe Conroy talks to Des Cahill about the firm's plans.....

BIG STORIES | INHOUSE

Insurance work dropping off for law firms

Practitioners are continuing to see more work being kept in-house as insurance and reinsurance companies try to lower costs, according to a recent....

BIG STORIES | LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2015

Luxury general counsel head for the Lux Law Summit

Luxury general counsel are heading for London next week to discuss the key issues impacting the sector.....

BIG STORIES | DIVERSITY

US Justice for black defendants undermined by lawyers

Black defendants are dealt with by mainly white lawyers, undermining the justice system, says the ABA.....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Law firms struggle with over-capacity and new competitors

Although the recession has eased and business levels and confidence is noticeably higher, law firms are still battling for growth in the face of compe....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CAREER PATHS

In-house lawyers need 'influencing skills'

The move from private practice to in-house demands different skills such as the ability to influence and an understanding of business.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | RISK

In-house counsel failing independence test on risk management

A new report suggests many corporate counsel struggle to navigate conflicts between their ethical obligations and company expectations.....

BIG STORIES | MERGER

Blake Morgan ramps up London presence with merger

UK top 50 firm Blake Morgan has boosted its London presence through a merger with Piper Smith Watton, the Westminster-based firm.....

BIG STORIES | LEGAL SERVICES

Gateley set to become first UK listed law firm

Midlands-based law firm Gateley is the first law firm in Britain to become a public company after it appointed bankers to advise on a £140m ....

BIG STORIES | PROFITS

Scottish law firms see figures improve

Smaller law firms are enjoying more financial success than their larger colleagues in Scotland, says the Scottish Law Society's annual report but....

 

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Australian law firm mergers set for take-off in 2018

Australia could be in for a bout of merger mania this year as two law firms announce plans and another is said to be ready to propose.