The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision striking out parts of a claim brought by a solicitor against his former partner in a Middlesbrough law firm, increasing its value significantly.
A consultant-led dispersed law firm is using the offer of exit shares to help fuel rapid expansion. When the firm is sold, the proceeds will be divided between the partners based on billings.
The first law firms have joined a platform developed by virtual firm Carbon Law Partners, where they will operate as trading names under its umbrella alternative business structure.
A solicitor who claimed she was not offered a job after completing her training contract because she was pregnant has lost her discrimination claim in the employment tribunal.
A former equity partner of a City law firm has failed in his claim that he was not awarded a fair profit share in the last two years of his partnership.
A competitive bidding website saw a threefold increase in business last year, as solicitors and clients flooded online during the lockdowns, it has emerged.
Leading consumer law firm Taylor Rose MW is targeting “significant” expansion in the North-West of England after acquiring Warrington practice FDR Law, as we round up a slew of recent M&A activity.
A global law firm’s post-pandemic plan to compulsorily limit office attendance will stop women working remotely suffering from present colleagues receiving better assignments.
The top 50 law firms had nearly £6bn of unpaid client invoices on their balance sheets last year and would be better prepared for another crisis like Covid if they reduced this, an analysis has argued.
Mergers of law firms are “not a time for consensus because decisions must be made” and the fact partners may have to cede control “must be debated and not hidden”, a report has warned.
Data, equity and inclusion analytics can play a pivotal role in increasing diversity and inclusion efforts by enabling organisations to effectively identify gaps, prioritise action and measure progress.
A law firm without a growth strategy is like any business that fails to plan for the future. It may continue to thrive in the short term but in the long term it is unlikely to succeed.
A recent story hit the headlines that CEOs were struggling to get their employees back into the office following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.