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The Jameson Legal London Partner Hires Report 2024 launches today

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The Jameson Legal London Partner Hires Report 2024 launches today Jameson Legal is delighted to announce the release of our 2024 Partner Hires Report. In collaboration with Legal Monitor, the Report contains an analysis of Partner hires in London between 2018 and 2023. The Report includes an overview of the London market based on data …

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Sophie’s Rearview Mirror: Key Moments from the 2023 US Legal Market

Sophie Webb, Consultant, Legal Services (US) We have seen a cautious year regarding attorney hiring in the US market. Firms are reactive and are still navigating the after-effects of Covid 19. Candidates remain reluctant to move due to market conditions; overall, it has seemed stagnant compared to previous years. That being said, we have seen firms …

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Rocky Roads: The Peaks and Valleys of Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Alice Tiller, Consultant, UK Private Practice (Outside London) Returning from maternity leave often comes with a side of anxiety and trepidation. Having recently returned from maternity leave myself and speaking with other new mums, I can attest to the fact that these feelings are universal, whilst being specific and nuanced for each new mum. Also universal, …

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Counter Offers: Stay the Course or Take a Different Path?

Helen Abrahams, Associate Director, UK Private Practice (Midlands) The interview stage is completed and after some arm wrestling, you’ve accepted a generous offer to take up a shiny new position. You thought the stressful period of finding a new role was over until your current employer came back with a counteroffer upon your resignation! Now …

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Navigating the Legal Tech Landscape: Finding the Successful Path to Implementation in Law Firms

Sophie Best, Senior Consultant, Jameson Legal Tech In an era defined by rapid technological advancement, the legal industry is increasingly recognising the need to embrace legal technology (legal tech) to stay competitive and enhance efficiency. However, the implementation of legal tech in law firms is often fraught with challenges. Why do firms have difficulty adopting and …

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The Pandemic and Flexible Working – Through a Different Lens

Laura Klass, Associate Director, Private Practice (London & Mainland Europe) As we approach the four years’ mark since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to consider how the legal market and in particular, how lawyers’ attitudes and mindsets have changed. The legal community has generally embraced the changes that were driven solely by …

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Will 2024 be a bounce-back year for M&A Teams in Southeast Asia?

Fred dos Santos, Associate Director, SE Asia Practice & Partners (International) xxxxx From my discussions with law firms in the ASEAN region (the majority of which are in Singapore), it appears that, not unlike the rest of the world, there has been a significant drop in corporate transactional work in the region in 2023 compared to …

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The Transatlantic Tug of War: US Law Firms’ Surge in the UK Legal Market

The UK legal landscape has long been admired for its rich tradition of legal expertise and prestigious law firms. However, in recent years, an unmistakable shift has occurred as US law firms have surged into the UK market, triggering intense competition for both clients and talent. To illustrate that with some numbers, according to ALM …

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Much Like Early Cartographers, Legal Innovation Professionals are Instruments of Change

The pioneers of modern legal technology share traits with the pioneers of the past. Legal Innovation Professionals (LIPs) use technology and change management principles to ensure lawyers deliver the best possible services to their clients. They pave the way for innovation and change, comparable to the cartographers of old who gave explorers the tools needed …

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Are Professional Support Lawyers the Noel Gallagher of the legal world?

Professional Support Lawyers have long supported fee-earners in the background, but they may get their chance to shine yet… The English rock band Oasis, formed in 1991 in Manchester, is responsible for many hits that blast out on your radio every day. Supersonic, She’s Electric, Wonderwall and Don’t Look Back in Anger are just a …

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