Tag: US firms

US law firms issue warning on anti-Semitism

Many of the 41 offer training contracts in London

Nov 3 2023 9:43am

From paralegal to junior lawyer at a top US firm

Legal Cheek's Will Holmes sits down with Emilio Fabrizi, private equity associate at Ropes & Gray, to learn more about the challenges he overcame to break into the legal profession

Nov 17 2022 10:46am

The Magic Circle is ‘being attacked from all angles’ by US and Big Four competitors

New report suggests elite UK quintet may need to focus on mid-market work

Nov 1 2022 9:36am

Magic Circle NQ lawyers charged out at £600 per hour, new data suggests

Rates for top partners hits £1,500 -- double compared to 15 years ago

Aug 8 2022 12:40pm

Cleary Gottlieb criticised for charging out top lawyers at £1,131 an hour

‘No justification at all’ for eye-watering rate, rules Lord Justice Males

Apr 7 2022 4:50pm

Kirkland’s London MoneyLaw pay plunges as dollar weakens sharply

Junior lawyers bemoan $190k+ dollar-pegged salaries

Jun 7 2021 10:22am

Vac scheme latest: White & Case, Latham, Mayer Brown and Sidley suspend spring programmes

London-based US law firms heed government advice

Mar 23 2020 2:00pm

Four high flying City lawyers at US firms share their career stories

What we learnt from an hour listening to partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Skadden, as well as associates from Shearman & Sterling and Cleary Gottlieb

Feb 20 2020 2:14pm

City lawyers are just like people selling fruit on a market stall

Phil Sanderson, co-chair of the global private equity transactions group at Ropes & Gray, gives his own take on commercial awareness

Nov 15 2019 1:00pm

The 2020 Firms Most List goes live

Your ultimate, must-read guide to lawyer life at over 90 law firms

Sep 25 2019 10:22am

US law firm Crowell & Moring reveals London training contract ambitions

Hopes to take on first UK trainees from September 2021

Jan 16 2019 9:05am

A partner and a trainee explain why they decided to become corporate lawyers

Shearman & Sterling's New York and London offices brought to life in short clip

Jan 9 2019 3:00pm

US outfit Vinson & Elkins rockets to very top of trainee pay table

Firm’s soon-to-be lawyers will earn £105,000 during their TC

Jul 20 2017 11:41am

Is the bar’s appeal to the best graduates destroying the magic circle?

In America the top legal talent joins law firms -- but not always in Britain

May 17 2017 10:50am

What is it really like to work at a US firm? An NQ’s perspective

The hours, the responsibility, the holidays, the money

Dec 29 2016 9:59am

Open thread: What is it like to work at a US firm in London?

Are the megabucks worth the crazy hours? Or have these firms fallen foul to unfounded stereotypes?

Dec 13 2016 9:58am

Poor Kirkland & Ellis associate ripped to shreds by judge who wanted to speak to a partner instead

“I think it’s outrageous, irresponsible and insulting”

Sep 27 2016 10:05am

Shearman & Sterling boosts junior lawyer pay packets by 8% to £95,000

Pay rises across the board for lucky associates

May 27 2016 12:11pm

US firm that doesn’t offer TCs ups NQ pay to £99k in bid to net London’s best qualifying trainees

Quinn Emanuel puts money saved on training contracts towards associate pay

Jan 19 2016 11:57am

Are US law firms raiding City rivals to poach top qualifying talent?

No, it’s all myth, say recruitment experts -- the Yanks are now training enough junior solicitors of their own

Aug 28 2015 9:22am