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BIG STORIES | PARTNER HIRE

Latham hires from Linklaters to secure London capital markets partner

Arrival of Manoj Tulsiani comes as Latham says global practice is 'busier than ever'....

BIG STORIES | PARTNER PAY

Davis Polk abandons pure lockstep partner pay model

New York leader dubs paying partners based on seniority incompatible with growth plans....

BIG STORIES | FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

Some law firms having 'best year ever' as UK legal sector records second-strongest July on record

July legal services revenue just 2.4% down year-on-year although concerns that recovery will be patchy linger....

BIG STORIES | PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Tribunal censures Ex-Baker McKenzie London head for 'extraordinary abuse of position' over attempted kiss

Judgment in Gary Senior case also points to 'mistakes' during firm's investigation....

BIG STORIES | ANALYSIS

'It could unravel very quickly' - Beijing's security law is testing Hong Kong's famed resilience

International law firms are likely to stick by Hong Kong despite rule of law concerns - at least for now....

BIG STORIES | COVID-19

Dentons delays launch of Dublin office due to Covid-19

Plans for opening of 'fully operational' Irish branch in Q2 are put back to September....

BIG STORIES | HUMAN RIGHTS

ABA abandons conference keynote with ex-South Africa president De Klerk after wave of protest

Last white president complains of 'vitriolic reaction' over slated appearance as apartheid-era record is questioned....

BIG STORIES | DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Panel debate with UK regulators delayed after complaints over lack of diversity

Netlaw Media postpones web seminar to review composition of speakers after 'listening to community'....

BIG STORIES | TEAM MOVE

Dentons' Spain managing partner jumps to Perez-Llorca with two other partners

Jesús Varela to make move to top Spanish independent a little over a year after assuming leadership role....

BIG STORIES | POLICE BRUTALITY

Dentons global CEO speaks out against racism in wake of George Floyd killing

Elliott Portnoy describes feelings of 'horror, disgust and sadness' as he joins senior legal figures in condemning killing....

BIG STORIES | HONG KONG

'Liberal' candidates win Hong Kong law society elections with pledge to 'fearlessly' defend rule of law

Grouping, which includes GC of legal recruitment firm, wins four out of five available seats in elections to ruling council....

BIG STORIES | INSOLVENCY LAW

Houthoff mourns sudden loss of co-managing partner Gerhard Gispen

Dutch firm pays tribute to 'passionate and collegial' leader with a 'big heart and great ambitions'....

BIG STORIES | PARTNER HIRE

Kirkland & Ellis hires Wachtell Lipton M&A partner in latest assault on Wall Street elite

Edward Lee joins Chicago giant after advising on 2019's two highest-value deals in rare partner loss for Wachtell....

BIG STORIES | CORONAVIRUS

Client entertainment under lockdown: the show can go on

Dutch firm Houthoff offers clients 'virtual night out' with exclusive streaming of popular ballet....

COMMENTARY | COMMENTARY

A question of timing: the different responses of US and UK elite law firms to Covid-19

Looming decisions over associate pay and bonuses are a factor in the timing of UK law firm Coronavirus measures....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CORONAVIRUS

Staff welfare, supply chain and privacy: the coronavirus-related issues keeping GCs awake at night

Linklaters, Baker McKenzie and Ropes & Gray have published the most sought-after briefings, according to Lexology....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | COMMENTARY

An important step: Novartis has added weight to the drive by GCs to promote law firm diversity

Pharma giant's panel review with its diversity targets could set an important trend within the GC community....