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Positive steps towards LGBT legal equality

15th January 2014

Following positive figures in terms of the number of law firms making it into the LGBT charity Stonewall’s 2014 Top 100 Employers list, the level of equality found in the sector’s recruitment practices looks…

Apple accused of ‘character assassination’

14th January 2014

Following the dispute over Apple’s court–appointed monitor of their eBook pricing practices, the US Department of Justice has accused the company of pursuing a campaign of character assassination against the…

Optimism for the legal sector in 2014

13th January 2014

According to research compiled by accountancy firm Smith & Williamson, the outlook for the legal sector is set to remain positive for 2014, with the vast majority of firms reporting optimism. These findings are said…

The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2014 revealed

13th January 2014

In a list that celebrates the biggest leaders and innovators in the legal industry, The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2014 is made up of an equal number of men and women, with the biggest category to be taken up by in-house…

Clifford Chance adopts radical recruitment process

10th January 2014

Multinational law firm Clifford Chance is undergoing a serious shake-up in its graduate recruitment process with what they are calling a ‘CV blind’ policy to give candidates equal opportunity of securing a…

Fifth London partner hire for Latham

9th January 2014

The international law firm Latham & Watkins has made a new London partner hire in the form of Weil Gotshal & Manges partner Nick Benson, whose start date at the globally renowned firm is yet to be announced. …

In-house legal recruitment for Olympic stadium

9th January 2014

Having been awarded the £154 million mandate to adapt the 2012 London Olympic stadium for future use as West Ham United Football Club’s home ground, the construction and infrastructure group Balfour Beatty…

Nabarro retains 100% of trainees

8th January 2014

Commercial firm Nabarro has announced a retention rate of its trainee lawyers of 100 percent. This spring will see the firm retain all eight of its trainees, moving onto newly-qualified positions. This news marks a…