Employment

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Two women general counsel take top non-lawyer jobs, while two finance firms appoint their first-ever general counsel, in a busy week around the house.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    General counsel duo jump the fence

    General counsel at two major global banks have chosen to jump over the fence and take up new roles at Reed Smith and HSF.

  • LEGAL EDUCATION

    Jones Day rewards Chinese students

    Firm announces 11 winners of its International Legal Fellowship award in Beijing and Shanghai.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Legal chief calls time at Heineken

    Surprise greets decision as Heineken USA legal chief quits the Company.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Three women lead the changes this week, while a Tennessee bank gets their first general counsel and major brand looks in-house for their new guy.

  • TRAINING

    Magic circle's Oxbridge blues

    New report reveals almost a third of Magic Circle law graduates drawn from Oxbridge. Meanwhile Trowers & Hamlins reports retaining its trainees.

  • TRAINING

    Training embraced as profession adapts to changes

    Law firms have increased the amount of in-house training offered, according to a report from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    An exciting week around the house sees eleven moves, including Fox sports hire, two movers into private practice and a few high profile general counsel leaving the field.

  • DIVERSITY

    Crowell & Moring not declaring victory

    Diversity and inclusion report updates Sponsorship 2.0 and Women's Leadership Initiative, as well as pro bono program.

  • WORKPLACE

    Back to work

    Law 'returnship' programme launched in Scotland to help lawyers, many of whom are women, reconnect with confidence.

  • DISCIPLINARY ACTION

    Think-tank general counsel suspended

    Minnesota think tank general counsel suspended and apologises for remarks in New York Times about Somali refugees as being “very visible.”

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Quiet week around the house this week sees OYO Hotels welcome new China general counsel and a fintech firm showing unusual commitment to compliance.

  • LEGAL TRAINING

    New Clifford Chance apprenticeship scheme

    Firm launches first legal project management apprenticeship to tap new talent market.

  • GENDER

    Baker McKenzie claims global gender first

    Firm lays to claim of being the first global law firm to set 40:40:20 gender targets.

  • GENDER

    Research highlights gender leadership

    Just 22 percent of equity partners at law firms are women, compared to 61 percent of trainees, but law firms are improving.


 

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