David Boyd, partner in Eversheds Sutherland Consulting and previous head of banking for the firm talks about the changes in the legal market and how solutions deemed ‘new law’ are becoming the future in the way legal teams work.
After a string of international office openings and staking a claim as one of the fastest growing firms in the LB100, Fieldfisher has announced a 20% rise in turnover in its half-year results for 2017/18.
Alongside moving house and raising a family, changing jobs is considered one of the most stressful events in one’s life. As such, people frequently stay in jobs simply to maintain a feeling of stability, regardless of how unhappy they might be or the prospects elsewhere.
Being a recruiter often requires coaching skills as we help candidates make a major life decision – changing job. So how do you make the right decision? Do you listen to your head, your heart, your gut, your partner, friend, recruiter – or all of them and feel thoroughly confused?!
Across the in-house legal recruitment market it is very common for businesses to put together a job description (“JD”). However, this is far less common when recruiting within private practice. But how important is this for lawyers and businesses? In this article our consultant Li Ji outlines why these might come in useful.
International law firms have returned from the summer break in acquisition mode, with Berwin Leighton Paisner, Bird & Bird, Taylor Wessing, Reed Smith and Pinsent Masons all hiring in London and Asia, while Sidley, Dentons and Osborne Clarke are expanding their continental European footprint.
After a relatively slow 2016, things are starting to pick up in the international legal recruitment market. Below is a whistle stop tour of some of the world’s leading financial centres, which are often top of the list for relocating lawyers.
When The Clash released this hit in 1982 we can safely assume that the trials and tribulations of City lawyers in London were as far from their minds as possible! Nonetheless the song and its lyrics provide a surprisingly accurate representation of the thought process that most people will go through at least once in their careers.
In May 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force affecting all member states of the EU. In this article our consultant Kelly Loydon highlights what GDPR is all about and what it means for businesses across Europe.