American law firm Sedgwick is to close in January after some 85 years in business.
Andersen Global has launched a presence in Venice-Mestre and is to expand its office space in Milan.
Ireland's top law firms are facing more security risks than ever before with the top 20 experiencing a 60 per cent increase in cyber attacks in under a year and six out of 10 firms reporting attacks.
Clients say law firms are not delivering value for mergers and acquisitions deals with cost and inefficiciencies cited as reasons why external advisers fail to deliver.
Bad news is on the way for law firms as clients are seeking to reduce their legal spend by cutting the number of law firms they use and instead employ technology to supplement services.
Two of the world's largest law firms are set to shut up shop in Qatar.
Pinsent Masons boosts its corporate team with the appointment of corporate partner and private equity specialist, Kieran Toal.
Bowmans represented and advised Standard Bank and Stanbic Bank Botswana Limited in connection with a senior secured US$30 million multi-currency term, revolving and overdraft financing made available to eco-tourism company Wilderness Holdings Limited
Fifty-one percent of law firms, 60 percent of corporations using Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSPs) in at least one service category. An additional 21 percent of law firms and 14 percent of corporations planning to use an ALSP in next year.
The Czech law firm is advising on the Czech and Slovak issues of the deal which sees SABMiller sell off its CEE businesses to complete its merger with Anheuser-Busch.
LAW FIRM AWARDS
National law firm Shoosmiths was awarded 'UK Law Firm of the Year' at Legal Week's British Legal Awards ceremony in London on Friday.
The Treasury has rebuffed critics of the decision to use lawyers from magic circle firms to provide legal counsel over the transfer of the Government's stake in the Eurostar franchise.