News in brief – April 2017

News in brief – April 2017

300 JOBS CUT AHEAD OF CMS MERGER

Approximately 300 support staff roles are to be cut at CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro ahead of their triple merger next month. The firms ran a redundancy consultation from January to March, with 650 of the 950 support staff offered roles in the combined firm.

 

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Consolidation: CMS Olswang and Nabarro to cut roughly a third of support staff jobs ahead of merger

Consolidation: CMS Olswang and Nabarro to cut roughly a third of support staff jobs ahead of merger

As the firms prepare for their three way merger, 300 support staff roles at CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro are set to be cut following a redundancy consultation. Continue reading “Consolidation: CMS Olswang and Nabarro to cut roughly a third of support staff jobs ahead of merger”

DLA to cut 200 UK jobs as global firms trim support roles

DLA to cut 200 UK jobs as global firms trim support roles

Norton Rose and Dentons follow suit as offshoring takes flight

DLA Piper is to cut 200 business support jobs in the UK in a move that will see the firm make one of the largest law firm redundancies since the aftermath of the financial crisis. The restructuring comes as other Legal Business 100 firms, including Norton Rose Fulbright (NRF) and Dentons, decided last month to also cut back-office jobs.

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