2023 was a slow year for associate hiring. Given the substantial drop in corporate deal flow, transactional practice areas were particularly acutely hit. Several firms made well publicized layoffs. What does 2024 have in store? ...

Our Dubai office is the hub of Marsden’s Middle East & Emerging Markets practice and our team places partners, associates, and senior in-house legal counsel across the region. As 2024 gets underway, our experts have provided a snapshot of the regional legal recruitment market and...

Today’s legal recruitment market is very competitive, as any associate looking for a new role knows. You may present well, have good experience, and a strong CV, yet the process of landing a new role is tough. So what can you do to stand...

“May you live in interesting times”, as the saying goes. The 21st day in May 2023 proved to be one of the more interesting Sundays in the worlds of business and law. The news was breaking that two legal powerhouses had come to an agreement. Partner...

There has been so much growth in recent years that it was perhaps becoming unsustainable and what we are experiencing right now is more ‘normal’ levels of legal recruitment. However, some law firms have started laying people off and it is natural to feel anxious...