IN THE NEWS
- Posted: Friday, 24 April 2015 13:01
It has been a week full of change, controversy and progression for the legal industry, with campaign rallies, mergers and celebrations of diversity. Catch up on what you might have missed over the last few days…
- Posted: Thursday, 23 April 2015 08:44
Lisa Chung is a partner in Slaughter and May’s corporate commercial practice in China and divides her time between the Hong Kong and Beijing offices. She studied Law at Wadham College, Oxford and joined Slaughter and May as a trainee in Hong Kong in 1997. She qualified with the firm and was made a partner in 2006. Lisa speaks with Lex about the unique Slaughter and May culture, the challenges and rewards of working from two different cities, and of the necessity for Hong Kong practitioners to understand the PRC market.
- Posted: Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:29
A recent flurry of partner promotions have been announced.
Olswang has promoted five female lawyers to the partnership across the London and Paris offices. In London, real estate practitioner Melissa Brett, commercial litigator Anna Caddick and corporate specialist Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon were made up. Paris-based corporate lawyer Jessica Schinkel and IP practitioner Clara Steinitz complete the round.
- Posted: Monday, 20 April 2015 14:06
For April's Ask The Experts edition we focus on the issue of diversity in the legal industry. Workplace diversity is an important issue in all industries, and like other industries the legal sector has much room for improvement on this issue. Encouragingly, law firms have been making a concerted effort to promote the diversity of their staff.
Click here for our Q&A which explores the benefits of a diverse workforce and asks what law firms, and the profession in general, can do to further promote diversity.
- Friday Round Up, 17 April
- Trowers & Hamlins secures licence to become first foreign law firm in Malaysia
- Bar regulator launches consultation to define the role of barrister and open up flexibility in training structures
- Friday Round Up, 10 April
- The student column: 10 top tips on how to develop your commercial awareness
- Freeths teams up with the University of Derby to host series of business debates
- The University of Law is granted an ABS licence
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