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  • The China Law Takeaway – Job Losses At Linklaters Follow Downturn
    Linklaters and other big law firms are bidding farewell to China following downturns in fees and other issues
  • Returning for more: Paul Weiss Launch Second Raid upon Kirkland & Ellis
    Paul Weiss have launched another raid upon Kirkland & Ellis recruiting partners for their equity group and following an earlier raid upon a senior legal team in Kirland’s London office
  • £65 Million Client Account Scandal Rocks Prominent London Law Firm
    London law firm Axiom Ince has been rocked with a major scandal involving allegedly missing funds with court freezing order made against Pragnesh Modhwadia
  • London Law And Neel Sachdev’s Big Payday
    Top earning London lawyer Neel Sachdev has picked up one of the biggest payday deals of any law firm offer after joining Paul Weiss from Kirkland & Ellis
  • AI Under the Legal Lens As ABA Task Force Delves into the Future of Law
    The ABA have set up a task force to examine the implications of AI in the legal profession, including the ethical and other issues arising from the use of the technology
  • Barbie’s Box Office Triumph Unlocks Key Strategies for Law Firm Marketing
    The Barbie movie has been an outstanding success, but the way in which the movie was marketed also contains some key law firm marketing tips that can be deployed to build upon your firm’s brand by using some key ‘Barbie’ strategies to boost your business.
  • Who Is Steven Sadow, Trump’s New Lawyer?
    Donald Trump has had his mugshot taken in Atlanta GA and has also appointed high profile criminal lawyer Steven Sadow as head of his legal team to handle his multitude of legal challenges following various lawsuits filed against Donald Trump
  • BigLaw Australian Firms Layoff Fee Earners in Cutbacks
    Numerous reports from the UK and the US about cutbacks during a slowdown in transactional work are also affecting big Australian law firms with reports of cutbacks there. >> Check New Law Jobs Here Tow biglaw firms – Clyde & Co and MinterEllison – had made redundancies to certain back-office roles in June and the … Read more
  • Allen & Overy Crowned Highest-Earning Magic Circle Firm in City
    Allen & Overy lead the Magic Circle law firms with their revenues, eclipsing Clifford Chance, but they are not the largest revenue-earner of the law firms in the City
  • This is How The Billable Hour Dies
    Generative Ai will kill the billable hour for lawyers, according to legal futurist and researcher Jordan Furlong. The old billable hour cannot survive the changes that AI is bringing to the law profession
  • Dentons and Clyde & Co Face Money Laundering Claims
    It’s been a bad few days for Dentons, following the end of its Chinese-connection with Dacheng Law Offices has now joined Clyde & Co facing money laundering charges from the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The two law firms face alleged offences spanning about four years. Investigators at the solicitors’ watchdog have published details of the prosecution … Read more
  • Shrinking Dentons Parts Ways with Chinese Branch Amidst National Security Clampdown
    Global law firm Dentons has announced its separation from China’s Dacheng Law Offices due to new national security restrictions imposed by the Chinese government. The 2015 merger had formed a 6,600-lawyer entity, with Dacheng contributing over 4,000 attorneys. The split is in response to recent Chinese mandates on law firms, with Dentons maintaining a “preferred firm” connection. This move reflects growing challenges faced by foreign firms in China’s evolving political and economic landscape.
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