Industry case study from HighQ: Brand of hope

Case Study - 26/09/2017 : briefing magazine, Client experience, enterprise collaboration, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, legal marketing, secure file sharing, transaction management, virtual data room, Marketing & BD, Technology, Practice Management

This article was originally featured as an industry case study in the September issue of Briefing. To read the issue in full, ...

Briefing September 2017: Sectoral feeling

Resource - 29/08/2017 : Allen & Overy, alternative fee arrangements, Baker McKenzie, bias, briefing magazine, business development, client relationship management, cms, collaboration, cross-selling, dwf, enterprise resource management, events, foot anstey, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, GDPR, highq, imanage, insurance, lexisnexis, marketing, mergers, negotiation, osborne clarke, performance management, pricing, sectors, thomson reuters elite, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Sectoral feeling

Legal business leaders say a sector strategy gets firms closer to strategic goals as well as their clients, with firm input from Baker McKenzie, Allen & Overy...

Briefing July 2017: Seize the play

Resource - 30/06/2017 : agile working, apprentices, Bond Dickinson, Brodies, change, chief operating officer, cloud, enterprise alignment, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, GDPR, imanage, information security, innovation, kpmg, neuroscience, onboarding HR, pwc, ransomware, risk, tlt, transformation, WannaCry, Finance, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Seize the play

Carol Sawdye, global chief operating officer of the PwC international network, says firms may need reminding that some project and people challenges are worth the...

Freshfields team wins Hackney Law Centre hackathon with A2J website

News Article - 22/03/2016 : freshfields bruckhaus deringer, General, Hackney Law Centre, IT-based product, Legal Geek, Technology

A team of computer coding specialists from magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have won a groundbreaking ‘hackathon’ to create an IT-based product of use to Hackney Law Centre, with a multi-lingual access to justice...

Leading international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer selects Elite 3E

News Article - 23/07/2015 : elite 3e, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, General, Thomson Retuers Elite, Practice Management

Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has become the latest global law firm to select 3E. Freshfields comprises of more than 2,500 lawyers, with 27 offices...

M&A confidence grows as mega deals fuel rise in global activity

News Article - 04/10/2013 : corporate, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, kirkland & ellis, m&a, macfarlanes, mergers & acquisitions, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Finance, Practice Management

Lawyers are buoyed by growing boardroom confidence following a pick-up in global M&A activity during the last quarter, dominated by the rise of mega deals.

The $130bn (£80.1bn) Vodafone-Verizon deal, which marked the largest US-...

Profit margin split highlights stark disparities across UK top 50

News Article - 13/09/2013 : Allen & Overy, clifford chance, dwf, Finance, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, linklaters, macfarlanes, profitability, revenue, shoosmiths, sj berwin, top 50, travers smith, trowers & hamlins, weightmans, Finance, Community

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has emerged as the most profitable firm in the UK top 50, with 2012-13 financial results showing profit margins across the group have remained broadly static.

Freshfields comes out top when ranking the top 50...

Freshfields confirms Singapore relaunch with lateral hires on the agenda

News Article - 09/03/2012 : freshfields bruckhaus deringer, office launch, Singapore, Community, Community

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s partnership council has given the go-ahead to plans to reopen in Singapore.

The magic circle law firm is now set to relaunch the office in the third quarter of this year, only five years after...

Big law firms told to allow trade in the value of their businesses

News Article - 28/02/2012 : Allen & Overy, clifford chance, dla piper, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, hogan lovells, linklaters, slaughter & may, trade, Marketing & BD, Marketing & BD

Large law firms should consider structures that allow them “to trade in the substantial value of their businesses”, a corporate advisory firm claimed yesterday.

Europa Partners said that law firms are “valuable businesses” and...

Freshfields to reopen in Singapore five years after 2007 exit

News Article - 10/02/2012 : freshfields bruckhaus deringer, office launch, Singapore, Community, Community


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is gearing up for a relaunch in Singapore, almost five years after the firm shut down its former office in the region.

The magic circle firm is planning to open the new arm this autumn, with the...

Freshfields values 2011 pro bono efforts at £8.8m in annual report

News Article - 07/02/2012 : freshfields bruckhaus deringer, pro bono, Finance, Finance, Marketing & BD, Practice Management

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has seen the amount of time devoted to pro bono and volunteering work by partners and employees fall by 11% over the last year, according to its 2010-11 corporate responsibility (CR) report.

The firm...

Government legal spend drops 36% amid austerity cutbacks

News Article - 27/01/2012 : eversheds, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, government, pinsent masons, SNR Denton, Finance, Finance, Marketing & BD

Government legal spend through its central panel of external advisers fell by more than a third last year, with the findings coming as a long-awaited review of the roster kicked off in earnest earlier this month.

Figures released by the...

Freshfields recruits first-ever COO for stateside operations

News Article - 23/01/2012 : COO, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, usa, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed its first-ever chief operating officer for its US arm, with the hire of Sullivan & Cromwell's former chief legal personnel and development officer.

Andrea Locklear started at the magic...

Freshfields LLPs show £2.5m pay for top earner and audited revenue dip

News Article - 19/01/2012 : freshfields bruckhaus deringer, magic circle, Finance, Finance, Human Resources, Practice Management

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's highest-paid member took home £2.5m last year, a 7% decrease on the top figure of £2.7m paid out in 2010.

The figure, contained within the firm's recently filed limited liability partnership...

Hogan Lovells European COO joins Freshfields in Germany

News Article - 19/01/2012 : COO, freshfields bruckhaus deringer, hogan lovells, Finance, Finance

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Axel Koelsch from Hogan Lovells as its new chief operating officer for Germany and Austria.

Koelsch will join the firm by the end of the year to fill the newly-created position. He will act as the...