Tag: King & Wood Mallesons

Melbourne Australia

King & Wood Mallesons under investigation for allegedly overworking junior lawyers

Inquiry launched following a complaint of 'employee fatigue' in the international outfit’s Melbourne office

Oct 17 2018 8:58am

Over £1 million awarded to ex-KWM employees

Employment tribunal success

Sep 20 2017 2:32pm

Ex-KWM staff offered £4,000 each over ‘technical breach’ during redundancy process

But the compensation deal is only on the table until Friday

Aug 9 2017 3:05pm

KWM kitty: Ex-partners encouraged to donate up to £2,500 each to help staff affected by firm’s collapse

The international outfit's European arm entered into administration earlier this year

May 3 2017 3:38pm

200 ex-KWM staff given go-ahead to bring employment claim following firm’s collapse

Just a week after the defunct EUME arm's debts were laid bare

Apr 13 2017 10:59am

BPP to cover course fees of ex-KWM future trainees as it emerges that firm collapsed owing law school £236,000

Bristol and Oxford students law societies also left out of pocket as millionaire ex-KWM partners join new firms

Apr 6 2017 9:44am

I’ve been paid! QC dismisses report claiming she is owed £200,000 following collapse of KWM

Catherine Newman QC says she received money in full despite featuring in administrators statement

Apr 5 2017 4:03pm

KWM 2.0 touts paralegal roles to trainees who had training contract offers cancelled

International giant's new incarnation is on a recruitment drive

Mar 24 2017 11:28am

KWM administrators launch investigation into European arm’s collapse

But a final verdict is a ‘long way down the line’

Feb 9 2017 11:25am

What went wrong with the firm that morphed into KWM?

Sex, drugs and staff "treated like dirt" -- a former partner shares his first-hand account

Feb 7 2017 9:01am

Success: KWM confirms ALL current trainees have found new homes

Legal Cheek revealed rescue plan back in December

Jan 30 2017 5:18pm

Updated ‘Our History’ page on KWM’s website glosses over administration woes

It says the firm has "reduced its lawyer numbers in Europe"

Jan 24 2017 9:02am

KWM partners under fire for leaving office like a ‘student flat’ with client files ‘littering’ office floor

The firm's administrator is remaining tightlipped over the accusations

Jan 20 2017 9:39am

King & Wood Mallesons Global launches in London – a day after UK arm goes under

New firm “not presently” taking old firm trainees

Jan 18 2017 12:06pm

Managing partner says he’s ‘very sorry’ as he reveals KWM will file for administration today

Firm's stricken European arm will change its name to QSP Residual Recoveries LLP

Jan 17 2017 1:49pm

Ashurst to save three King & Wood Mallesons trainees who have been left in training contract limbo

But Slaughter and May remains tightlipped over reports it will do the same

Jan 16 2017 12:16pm