Employment

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    High-powered women rule the moves in a women-only list around the house this week.

  • SOCIAL MOBILITY

    Law firm extends social reach

    Slaughter and May and upReach partner to launch legal sector access programme as firm builds on pioneering work in social mobility.

  • PRO BONO

    Crowell & Moring's pro bono weekend

    Law firm's Brussels office joins forces with Young Bar to offer free legal services to show willingness to tackle societal issues.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Not necessarily all's well that ends well in this week's in-house moves, as Wells Fargo ceo steps aside for general counsel as interim ceo.

  • LEGAL BUSINESS

    Millennial lawyers say business model broken

    New survey shows millennial lawyers aspire to partnership despite being critical of law firm culture, with women being more critical than men.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Making moves around the house this week are two general counsel, from Krispy Kreme and US Steel, returning to private practice.

  • HARASSMENT

    Harassment reports on the rise

    Reports of Harassment continue to increase in wake of #MeToo, according to NAVEX Global's 2019 Ethics & Compliance Hotline Benchmark Report.

  • MENTORING

    Top of the deals

    Linklaters repeats reverse mentoring program

    Firm launches a second round of reverse mentoring following successful pilot with 34 pairings globally.

  • GENDER

    Benefits, celebrations and reprimands - law in transition

    Linklaters enhances employee medical benefits to include gender reassignment, Dentons throws a party, and unnamed firm's lawyers reprimanded.

  • DISABILITIES

    Herbert Smith Freehills inspires disability confidence

    Law firm joins business leaders and employees with range of disabilities to discuss creating culture of inclusion and delivering better experiences.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    This week sees National Enquirer owner hiring a former SEC Lawyer as its general counsel, while alcohol e-commerce site appoints a former state authority counsel.

  • DIVERSITY

    In house leaders write to their law firms

    European in-house leaders from major corporates pen letter urging law firms to improve diversity efforts, follows on from US january letter.

  • WHISTLEBLOWING

    Whistleblowing general counsel gets $1.87 million payday

    The former general counsel of the Houston Housing Authority has been awarded $1.87 million in a whistleblower suit.

  • GENDER

    Arthur Cox gets first woman chair

    On the eve of Irish firm's centenary Arthur Cox, which turns 100 next year, appoints first woman chair.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Two high-powered women take top public sector posts in Uganda and Europe, while two law firms poach general counsel from MacDonalds, General Electric and Goldman Sachs.


 

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