Could you be a rainmaker?

By RedLaw | March 01, 2016

More than ever before, the hiring and promotion of lawyers by a law firm depends on a lawyer’s ability to attract and retain clients – or to be a ‘rainmaker’.  Rainmakers are adept at generating business for their firm, not just in their own practice area.  They also enhance a firm’s reputation, thereby increasing their […]

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Understanding the millennials – Deloitte’s annual report

By RedLaw | February 05, 2016

A key element in the talent strategy of any professional firm is understanding the motivations of your key employees to build up their loyalty to your firm.  However, this proving more and more difficult according to Deloitte’s fifth annual Millennial Survey of 7,700 millennials in 29 countries. The survey which can be downloaded here, highlights […]

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Will the changing landscape of UK law firm salaries mitigate against US law firms taking their top talent? Dalia Goldstein, RedLaw Consultant discusses.

By RedLaw | October 29, 2015

With an upturn in the economy leading to an increase of instructions at law firms, there is a real demand to secure and retain the best talent amongst the associate pool at City law firms. This has been reflected by recent increases in salary at the majority of private practice firms, with Magic Circle firms […]

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The Americans are coming

By RedLaw | October 29, 2015

Centuries ago, the phrase “The British are coming” was heard across the world. In London 2015, it’s more like “the Americans are coming”. The Magic Circle, the largest and most prestigious UK law firms, have, for years, held an unrivalled position as the premier legal advisers, on these shores, to some of the world’s biggest […]

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Preparation for Partnership – A Cautionary Tale

By RedLaw | July 01, 2015

There is a commonality with all but a few senior associates in private practice firms throughout the UK which can often be something of a taboo subject. Whilst senior associates are often leading deals, supervising juniors and are developing strong client relationships through the servicing of institutionalised relationships or generating their own clients there is […]

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Partners: It’s all about the following

By RedLaw | June 23, 2015

In the ever busy partner market, Amy Hambleton sets out some tips to help in analysing and calculating your following. At the partner level, technical excellence and a good reputation are expected; in nearly all cases, a partner’s market value and ability to move firms is dependent on their ‘following’. Even where a firm purports […]

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A day in the life of Kemp Little’s Managing Partner and Head of Employment, David Williams

By RedLaw | June 10, 2015

Amy Hambleton, RedLaw Director, asked David Williams of Kemp Little to give us insight into the daily life of a managing partner at a city law firm.

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The state of the legal market

By RedLaw | December 01, 2014

RedLaw’s Senior Consultant, Jane Gaunt, recently authored an article debating the question “Are the post-recession green shoots finally beginning to appear?” You can read Jane’s article on the TotallyLegal blog.

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Taxing times ahead for LLP members

By RedLaw | July 22, 2014

Paul Berlyn, managing partner of Arram Berlyn Gardner, explains how the Finance Bill 2014 will impact on the members of limited liability partnerships. Jonathan Benjamin: When do the new rules set out in Finance Bill 2014 come into effect? Paul Berlyn: From 6 April 2014. Jonathan Benjamin: Do the new rules apply to partnerships as […]

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Projects, a busy sector and in great demand

By RedLaw | July 22, 2014

Senior Consultant, Tarnjeet Purewal discusses the busy Projects market. He explains there is huge demand with the top international and City firms looking for junior to mid-level associates to work on global projects. Read the full article in The Lawyer by clicking here or for a more detailed discussion about this or the Private Practice […]

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