Corporate/commercial

  • LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    Small is beautiful

    There are upsides and downsides, but future is bright for smaller law firms according to new Bellwether Research report from LexisNexis UK.

  • LAW FIRM MERGERS

    Law firm merger slowdown

    Less 'big deals' reason for slower rate of law firm mergers so far in 2019, with only 20 law firm combinations announced in second quarter.

  • EXPANSION

    Best friends Belfast benefits

    Building on existing business relationship firm opens office in Belfast, a second this year.

  • EXPANSION

    Milan opening for Greenberg Traurig

    Ten years after London office opening, firm opens in Milan as Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria.

  • EXPANSION

    Simmons & Simmons Shenzhen shuffle

    Firm opens office in Shenzhen in a move to build capacity in China targeting TMT and reinforce commitment in the region.

  • LEGAL SERVICES

    Cubed services takes ALS to the power of three

    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner announces BCLP Cubed, the third big law firm to make moves on the ALS market within a month.

  • LEGAL SERVICES

    Eversheds Sutherland's £100m ambition

    Firm launches Konexo, a global tech-led ALSP business, targeting revenues of £100m with plans for the US by year-end.

  • EXPANSION

    Capital move for Bird & Bird

    Firm to open flexible work space in Berlin to tap into new business and complement existing offices in Germany.

  • LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    Global legal spend under pressure

    Four out of five companies plan to reduce their legal spend over the next two years, EY survey finds as organizations globally plan to reduce their legal function costs.

  • LEGAL OPERATIONS

    European legal ops on the rise

    Wolters Kluwer's ELM Solutions General Counsel Barometer reveals major expansion of legal operations in Europe.

  • BILLING

    Firms sticking to billable hours

    Law firm websites talk up alternative fees but reality is somewhat different says analysis.

  • EXPANSION

    DWF doubling up with Melbourne team

    DWF celebrates bringing in Elpis Korosidis Lawyers to expand Australia offering and complement firm's existing banking and finance expertise.

  • EXPANSION

    MoFo poaches team to boost LatAm business

    Firm has poached Greenberg Traurig's Latin America partner Randy Bullard and three others to open an office in Miami.

  • RESULTS

    Fieldfisher hits double digits for third year

    Meeting challenging targets, firm's double-digit growth for third year in a row highlights organic growth, standout jurisdictions and dispute resolution.

  • EXPANSION

    French firms in wine partnership

    Not just wine though as partnership agreement between Stehlin & Associes and BDA brings global to Bordeaux and takes Bordeaux global.


 

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