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Prestigious Law Awards honour top law firms for Training Contracts & Vacation Schemes 2013-14

AllAboutLaw.co.uk are proud to announce the winners of their Top Law Firms for Training Contracts & Vacation Schemes awards 2013-14, sponsored by cv mail (Thompson Reuters), in which leading law firms from across the U.K. gathered to honour the best employers for vacation schemes and training contracts in a range of categories. The awards are…

Diversity progress, but some way to go for UK law firms

Law firms are improving on diversity and inclusion performance but there is still some way to go, a report has found. The report, which details the work carried out by signatories to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter, measures how firms are performing in building diversity and inclusion for staff and clients as well…

New Law Society survey shows law firm cash-flow pressure

Cash-flow problems are worsening for law firms according to findings from the Law Society’s Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Quarterly Survey. The survey of law firms ranging in size found that 40% of firms were experiencing more cash-flow pressures than in the previous quarter. Firms’ responses to these increased pressures varied considerably. Partners in…

Law firm on education reforms

Head teachers will be allowed to sack the worst-performing staff in just a term – rather than a year – as part of sweeping reforms announced today. Here, Catherine Wilson Education Partner at leading law firm, Thomas Eggar, provides a legal viewpoint on the new reforms which come into place in September. “Dismissal for lack…