You are here

Bloomsburry Family law

Practice management

Retention lessons

Meaning, not money alone, matters. Maryann G. Hedaa and Charles G. Douglas, Hildebrandt International Inc., comment on the benefits of using pro-bono work as a tool for training and retaining associates and partners, and how this can additionally enhance your firm''s reputation.

Freshfields Elects Record Number of Partners

International law firm Freshfields has announced a record number of partnership appointments to take effect from 1 May 2000. Twenty one lawyers have been elected to partnership, a 62% increase on last year. With these partners, Freshfields have a total of 298 partners and 1200 other qualified lawyers on 1 May 2000. The majority of appointments have been made outside the UK and are as follows.

Professional Services Online

e-b1s Business 1 Stop, a new interactive support service for small to medium sized businesses, has been developed in conjunction with UK law firm, Steele & Co. e-b1s Business 1 Stop will, for the first time, allow businesses will have access to professional services, including law, on-line.

New Managing Partner for CMS Cameron McKenna

CMS Cameron McKenna has re-appointed Bill Shelford as senior partner and appointed Dick Tyler, a partner in the Corporate Practice as managing partner, following unopposed elections last week. Robert Derry-Evans has taken a new role in the senior management team as Chief Executive.