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Law firms looking up with revenue rise

22nd April 2014

While the celebratory champagne glasses are not clinking just yet, the UK’s top 20 firms have reported a prediction of a turnover increase of five per cent for the end of the financial year April 2014. The increase…

Firms on major House of Fraser deal

17th April 2014

The firms leading on a major acquisition of a stake of retail giant House of Fraser have been announced as Linklaters, Simpson Thacher, King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin and Dickson Minto. The major 89 per cent stake…

Visa in-house legal shake up with GC hire

15th April 2014

Major financial services corporation Visa has announced its new general counsel in the form of PepsiCo senior vice president and deputy GC Kelly Tullier. Visa’s new GC is due to start in her role of deputy GC and…

Scottish ‘Yes’ vote could increase legal fees

11th April 2014

In the latest announcement to come out of the discussion on Scottish Independence, Scottish lawyers have said that they anticipate a fee ‘bonanza’ in the country should a ‘yes’ vote come out the…

Find your next legal job with Social Media

10th April 2014

In the ever competitive sector that is the law industry, new recruits are having to get more inventive about the way they find new means of employment. One of the biggest methods to take off in the world of law…

LinkedIn GC to step down from legal role

8th April 2014

Having held one of the most prominent legal jobs in social media for six years, LinkedIn’s Erika Rottenberg is to step down from her post of general counsel after six years in the position. Having joined LinkedIn…

Firms battle for Unilever legal panel

4th April 2014

Firms have embarked on the battle to be considered for consumer goods giant Unilever’s first ever legal panel. As a part of a review of their legal advisors, Unilever has invited firms to tender for a place on a…

BBC boost diversity within in-house legal jobs

1st April 2014

Work placement and apprenticeship schemes have been launched by the BBC and Barclays in a move to boost diversity within their respective in-house legal departments. Following National Apprenticeship Week, which took…