Briefing June 2018: Near pressure

Resource - 31/05/2018 : Allen & Overy, ashurst, Baker McKenzie, belfast, business development, cms, compliance, Content marketing, Cripps, diversity, dla piper, DVV Solutions, e-auctions, Freshfields Bruckaus Deringer, GDPR, glasgow, imanage, innovation, Invest Newcastle, Leeds, legal services centre, manchester, Mitie Document Managment, nearshoring, Newcastle, Norton Rose Fulbright, offshoring, outsourcing, process reengineering, reed smith, shared services, Technology, Ulster University, Wright Hassall, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Technology

A shore thing...

Legal functions being squeezed as pressure to deliver more for less intensifies

News Article - 19/07/2016 : ashurst, efficiency, general council, legal, Finance, Marketing & BD

In the face of sustained cost pressure and rising workload, a new research report by international law firm Ashurst has revealed that 83% of general counsel face pressure to improve efficiency of their function and reduce costs, with over half (...

Ashurst announces new global management structure

News Article - 19/07/2016 : ashurst, General, innovation, legal management structure, Practice Management

Following the appointment of Managing Partner Paul Jenkins, Ashurst today announces that it will be introducing a new global management structure, effective immediately.

The firm's Executive Team will now comprise of a number of new...

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2016 announces winning artists

News Article - 19/07/2016 : ashurst, international law firm, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

International law firm Ashurst and Oaktree & Tiger Gallery are pleased to announce the winners of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2016.

The prize has been hugely successful in its second year receiving more than 1,890 artworks by...

Briefing June 2016: Flexible futures

Resource - 06/06/2016 : absenteeism, Allen & Overy, ashurst, brand, Brodies, china, client service, collaboration, contractors, dla piper, flexible resourcing, G3 Comms, Herbert Smith Freehills, lexisnexis, michelmores, minisoft, netdocuments, Peerpoint, presenteeism, thomson reuters elite, unified communications, videoconferencing, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

Flexible futures

Could contractors create yet another wave of competition for traditional law firms?


Ashurst: “I Love XRef” and XRef version 4.0

News Article - 11/05/2016 : ashurst, love firm, UK top 100, XRef version 4.0, Technology, Practice Management

XRef has continued global growth, leveraging its solid foundations in the UK where the company was founded. 

The Magic/Silver Circle firms led the way in first implementing XRef’s innovative version 1.0 and, on the back of...

Briefing on: Reviewing resourcing in 2015

Resource - 08/10/2015 : aderant, apprentices, ashurst, BA Insight, berwin leighton paisner, bird & bird, dac beachcroft, diversity, employee engagement, inclusion, Informance, King & Wood Mallesons, Lawyers on Demand, lexisnexis, Mater Brown, mobile working, regression analysis, reverse mentoring, social mobility, stress management, training, unconscious bias, Vodafone, weightmans, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance

Something for everyone?

Chris Oglethorpe, HR director at Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, explains the importance of data to improving employee engagement, plus perspectives on delivering ...

Word excellence day

Event - 17/08/2015 : ashurst, Central London, register for word excellence day, tikit, UK Document Excellence Group, word excellence day, Technology, Practice Management, Training and educational courses

On behalf of the UK Document Excellence Group (UKDEG), Tikit are pleased to announce the next Word Excellence Day which will be held on Wednesday 7th October 2015. Our hosts this year are Ashurst.

The UKDEG is a non-profit making...

Word Excellence Day - save the date!

News Article - 06/08/2015 : ashurst, tikit, UK Document Excellence Group, word excellence day, Technology

On behalf of the UK Document Excellence Group (UKDEG), Tikit are pleased to announce the next Word Excellence Day which will be held on Wednesday 7th October 2015. Our hosts this year are Ashurst LLP.


Ashurst announces new global approach to diversity and inclusion

News Article - 08/10/2014 : ashurst, diversity, General, inclusion, law firm

Ashurst today announces the launch of a new firm-wide global diversity and inclusion approach and sets out the progress already made against its gender targets adopted by its global board late last year.

The firm is implementing a new...

The Briefing Interview: Chris Vigrass, director of risk management, Ashurst

Resource - 22/09/2014 : ashurst, briefing magazine, Briefing risk issue, Chris Vigrass, General, risk and compliance, risk management, Risk & Compliance

This article was first published in Briefing on: Managing risk, June 2014.


Success for Ashurst's renewables team at Infrastructure Journal awards

News Article - 22/04/2014 : ashurst, awards, General, General, law firm, renewables

Ashurst has been named 'Legal Advisor of the Year for Renewables' at the Infrastructure Journal (IJ) awards, held on 13 March in London.

Celebrating and acknowledging the best deals in ...

Briefing on: Managing risk in 2014

Resource - 13/03/2014 : A&O, aderant, ashurst, blp, briefing, business, business transformation, Chris Vigrass, COFA, COLP, compliance, dwf, General, hogan lovells, IntApp, legal, LSN top 100 directors, mimecast, Nikec Solutions, OFR, risk, risk director, risk management, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Turning risk into business

We examine the ample challenges and opportunities to firms as they hone a more commercial slant to their risk and compliance management. 

In ways never seen in legal (until now),...

Ashurst London support staff base to shrink by 120 roles

News Article - 04/10/2013 : ashurst, city firms, glasgow, London, redundancy, Finance, Human Resources, Practice Management

Ashurst’s collective redundancy consultation has come to an end, with the firm due to cut just over 120 support staff jobs from its City base.

The consultation kicked off in June, when the firm announced it was to transfer a large...

Vote on Ashurst’s full Australian integration passes with ‘overwhelming’ support

News Article - 30/09/2013 : ashurst, Australia, m&a, management, mergers, mergers & acquisitions, remuneration, Practice Management

The full financial integration of Ashurst and its Australian arm has been approved by both partnerships and will take effect on 1 November 2013.

The vote - which opened on 10 September for Ashurst partners - closed this morning and...