International Legal News

Accel Entertainment's GC gives up pay as top in-house lawyers are impacted by Covid-19 shutdown

Derek Harmer is sacrificing his full salary to help company shore up finances after suspension of video gaming terminals

Unprecedented response to Covid-19 is 'testament to legal profession's resilience'

Stewart Salwin is impressed by how quickly the Arizona courts have adapted to the coronavirus crisis

Listed top 30 UK firm DWF issues profit warning as impact of Coronavirus bites

Additional credit facilities sought and cost cutting imposed in response to pandemic

BakerHostetler hires from an array of rivals to unveil nine-partner Dallas office

Recruits from Winston, Wick Phillips, Baker Botts, Barnes & Thornburg and Kirkland form firm's 16th office

UK firm McCarthy Denning allies with Singapore boutique ArrowGates

London-based challenger firm also hires private client partner Zac Lucas to support Asia expansion

UK listed law firms react to Covid-19 by cutting salaries and ditching dividend payments

Knights reduces employee salaries above £30k by 10%; Ince cancels interim dividend

Advanced buys Tikit from BT to tap into 'sophisticated' legal tech market

Deal provides Advanced with greater UK and Am Law penetration and promise of taking Tikit to 'new level'

Allen & Overy hires two Orrick partners in Washington DC and appoints new office head

Magic circle UK firm builds US enforcement capability; projects partner Jean Lee take reins

Jones Day rated top US legal brand as Eversheds Sutherland breaks into top 20 for first time

Acritas ranking sees Jones Day at summit for fourth year; Eversheds Sutherland's top 20 debut comes three years after transatlantic merger

UK listed firm Gateley scraps interim dividend pay out due to Covid-19 disruption

Reduced activity due to coronavirus prompts 'prudent' move to maximise liquidity in face of reduced activity