law firms

October 31, 2019

The ‘Big 4’ Entry into Legal Services Industry: Threat or opportunity?

Oluwabunmi Adaramola reports on the expansion of consulting firms into legal services and the challenges this creates for traditional law firms. Such increasing liberalisation of the sector can be attributed to the Legal Services Act 2007. This article aims to examine the threats and opportunities of the trend.
October 21, 2019

Long Live the Lockstep

Article by Mustaqim Mohammad Iqbal  Historically, law firms around the world, whether in London, New York or elsewhere, have adopted the model of the traditional ‘lockstep’ partnership. […]
October 4, 2019
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Linklaters – increasing accessibility by changing the application process for training contracts?

Linklaters is a highly regarded, magic circle firm, with twenty-nine offices in over nineteen countries. With over five thousand staff worldwide, is there any wonder it […]
September 30, 2019
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The Most Diverse Law Firms in 2019

When researching firms as potential employers, you may have noticed some buzzwords that are commonly being by law firms to describe their culture. This article takes […]
September 20, 2019

Innovation in Law: There is no time like the present to observe the disruption

Innovation has recently become a buzzword across industries. Yet, the legal sector has been resisting the pressure. The main reason for the reluctance is the conservative […]
September 4, 2019

The highest paying law firms for trainees in 2019

With September now upon us, many students and graduates are likely to be thinking about which law firms they want to apply to for vacation schemes […]
September 2, 2019

The Art of the Deal – Corporate Update Summer 2019

As we approach training contract interview season, commercial firms will want to see that applicants know what is going on in the city. Here is an […]
September 22, 2014

Current and Future Issues City Firms Face

This question, or versions of it, are notoriously popular on vacation scheme and training contract applications. A full answer requires an in depth understanding of the […]
November 23, 2011
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Understanding Global Law Firms

As a student, it is sometimes hard to identify differences between different City and international firms in the job market. This feature intends to give students […]