Around the house

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


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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 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.


    Top of the deals

    Linklaters repeats reverse mentoring program

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


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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 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.


    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.


    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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