Law Firm Layoffs

EY Law set to cut 24 UK legal roles as demand weakens

Latest round of job cuts follows Big Four giant’s decision to close EY Riverview Law

  • 2mos
News | UK

Trowers set to cut further 25 jobs amid ‘continued slowdown’

UK law firm launches fresh round of job cuts in real estate team after axing 18 lawyer roles last month

Trowers & Hamlins, Mishcon de Reya latest UK firms to cut jobs

Trowers to shed around 25 lawyers, including six partners, as Mishcon axes software solutions team

Linklaters to cut lawyers in China due to ‘prolonged downturn’

All three offices impacted; firm underlines commitment to China market

CMS to consult over redundancies in UK corporate practice

Move comes amid sustained slump in European deal activity

Reed Smith lays off staff and lawyers as Big Law job cuts continue

Firm reportedly cuts 50 staff and lawyers citing 'reduced demand for legal services across the industry'

Orrick cuts 6% of global workforce

West Coast heavyweight blames subdued market and ‘impact of technology, data and the evolving workplace’

  • 9mos
News | US

BCLP cuts 47 global business services roles

Move sees transatlantic firm join the likes of Cooley, Goodwin Procter and Dechert in laying off staff

  • 10mos
News | UK

Dechert cuts 5% of global workforce as Big Law layoffs continue

Top 50 US firm to shed almost 100 lawyers and staff as it begins ‘redundancy process’ in London

  • 11mos
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Gunderson and Kirkland latest to cut US associates

Silicon Valley firm axes 10% of US staff; global giant also sees departures following March performance reviews

  • 1yr
News | US

Shearman & Sterling lays off 38 US lawyers and staff

New York firm latest to trim headcount following recent layoffs at Davis Wright Tremaine, Goodwin Procter and Cooley

  • 1yr
News | US

Davis Wright Tremaine lays off staff, citing ‘excess capacity’

Seattle-based firm lets go of 21 professionals; move follows cuts at Cooley and Goodwin Procter

  • 1yr
News | US

Cooley lays off 150 lawyers and staff in response to 'unexpected economic downturn'

Seventy-eight attorneys affected across US network as CEO blames ‘aggressive hiring’ during boom

  • 1yr
News | US