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US firms looking skyward for star players
Laurence Simons
US firms looking skyward for star players
There’s little doubt that competition for legal talent at Am Law 200 firms is fierce, with more lateral partner moves i...
15/03/2017
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Big Law broadly positive about the New Year
Michelle Bigler
Big Law broadly positive about the New Year
Most commentators would no doubt agree with the suggestion that this year can be characterized by a sense of heightened uncer...
11/01/2017
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Wanted: A business-minded lawyer (the reality of being a senior player)
Stephanie Greaves
Wanted: A business-minded lawyer (the reality of being a senior player)
“Business-minded”, “commercially minded”, “business orientated”, “a true business p...
28/06/2016
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Oxbridge still dominates leading UK law firms' partnerships
Laurence Simons
Oxbridge still dominates leading UK law firms' partnerships
- Research from Laurence Simons finds 44% of partners at Magic and Silver Circle law firms attended Oxbridge - A...
12/04/2016
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How to secure a partnership
Laurence Simons
How to secure a partnership
Unsurprisingly, not everyone makes partner. It is rarely a case of number of years served in a law firm which influences thes...
08/10/2015
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Chinese firm Jun He in remuneration system shakeup
Laurence Simons
Chinese firm Jun He in remuneration system shakeup
Jun He, the Beijing-based law firm, has just undergone its most innovative remuneration structure reinvention since its estab...
17/08/2015
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Spot the female partner
Laurence Simons
Spot the female partner
This month, three months after her promotion, Milbank’s only London-based female partner handed in her resignation. And altho...
27/04/2015
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The U.S.’ new dilemma attracting talent during a skills shortage
Laurence Simons
The U.S.’ new dilemma attracting talent during a skills shortage
The United States has seen its unemployment rate drop to a seven-year low of 5.5%, drastically outperforming Europe which is ...
20/04/2015
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Female partnerships increase in magic circle
Laurence Simons
Female partnerships increase in magic circle
The number of women making partner within the magic circle of law firms has increased by 30 per cent this year, an impressive...
25/04/2014
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Diversity changing within law firms?
Laurence Simons
Diversity changing within law firms?
Top law firms have traditionally struggled when it comes to promoting women to the top jobs within their organisations, on ce...
19/03/2014
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North America Partner Market Update
Laurence Simons
North America Partner Market Update
In addition to our work with associate-level attorneys, we do a significant amount of partner-level recruiting for our law fi...
14/11/2013
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Female American lawyers 'not making partner'
Laurence Simons
Female American lawyers 'not making partner'
In the legal world, you could be forgiven for thinking that gender diversity is a foregone conclusion. The last decades have ...
07/08/2013
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UK lawyers 'happy with quality of work'
Laurence Simons
UK lawyers 'happy with quality of work'
Despite the ongoing turmoil in sections of the legal market, with partnerships thin on the ground and some firms hiring less ...
25/06/2013
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Lawyers moving abroad for promotions?
Laurence Simons
Lawyers moving abroad for promotions?
As recent reports have shown, the number of people making partner in top law firms is down, leading to concerns that the care...
22/05/2013
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Partnership rates dropping globally
Laurence Simons
Partnership rates dropping globally
The pinnacle of a career for many lawyers in private practice is being offered a partnership, giving them the chance to becom...
17/05/2013
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