Weekly Update – 27th May 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Listed Law Firm Ince Blames Cyber Attack For Dip in Revenue The firm’s unaudited revenue for the financial year to March 2022 was “approximately” £97 million, according to a trading update published to the London Stock Exchange, a dip of just over £3 million on 2021, when it posted a £100.2 million […]

Weekly Update – 20th May 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Picking up the pieces: claiming compensation in Ukraine Taras Bezpalyy, head of criminal law at Ukrainian law firm Legal Alliance, considers how businesses can collect compensation for damage caused by an aggressor state.   Moves: UK & Ireland Linklaters Adds London Norton Rose Fulbright Partner to Ranks Paul Joseph, intellectual property partner, […]

Weekly Update – 13th May 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: UK Legal Sector Grew By 19% in March According to Data Despite the Russia Sanctions hit, the UK legal industry’s turnover in March increased by 19% from February, as the industry continues to reap the rewards of a busy market. How Quinn developed its relationship with Ukraine A recent episode of a […]

Weekly Update – 6th May 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Fides Ukraine Initiative – Update We wanted to take a moment to highlight our latest update to our Ukrainian Initiative. We currently have over 100 CVs from Ukrainian lawyers, and out of those, 10 have received offers, and two have already started with their new firms. We are actively seeking firms and […]

Weekly Update – 29th April 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: The Great Russian Spin-Off: What Big Law Firms Really Meant By ‘Exiting’ The Country Nearly two months since Big Law firms made statements about pulling out of Russia, there are murmurings in the Russian market that the exits aren’t what many had expected. “That’s if they’re leaving at all,” said one skeptical […]

Weekly Update – 22nd April 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Kyiv-based lawyer features in record 60-strong CMS partner promotions round A lawyer based out of CMS’s Kyiv office is among a record tally of 60 partners being promoted across the firm’s global network, up from 52 last year. Olga Shenk, a counsel who serves as Ukraine dispute resolution coordinator, is one of […]

Weekly Update – 8th April 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Lawyers take part in Homes for Ukraine Scheme OakNorth Bank’s head of legal Ben Wulwik posted on LinkedIn last week that he is taking part in the scheme and said: “I hope that we can play a small part in stabilising your lives through this awful ordeal.” Ed Crosse | LinkedIn Simmons […]

Career Mobility Q&A Hitesh Chowdhry, Co-Founder of InvestIN Education

As part of a series of interviews we are showcasing the potential for lawyers beyond the ‘traditional role’,  Syed Nasser speaks to Hitesh Chowdhry, Co-Founder and Managing Director of InvestIN Education. Could you tell us a bit about your background and your current role? I’ve had 3 careers so far, all before the age of […]

Weekly Update – 1st April 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Linklaters to Pay Out At Least Six Months’ Salary for Displaced Russian Lawyers and Staff Linklaters is set to pay out “generous” financial packages to its Russian-based lawyers and support staff unable to relocate roles within the firm, as the legal industry deals with the fall out from the war in Ukraine. […]