Home

Linklaters to Go Forth With “Project New World”
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Managing partner at Linklaters , Simon Davies, defended the firm’s decision to cut 270 jobs in London, stating that the move was crucial if the firm is to become the top global law firm.

The firm has begun a strategic program named “Project New World” which will involve restructuring to become a smaller and more profitable organization.

“We’re confident that we’ve got our strategy right,” said Davies. “We’ve made it very clear that we want to emerge as the leading global law firm. We’ve got a very clear path to achieve that.”

  
What
Where


Details of the ‘New World’ plan are still being worked out, however, Davies did say that the palns would involve more than just layoffs.

“New World is a wideranging strategic response to the changes in the financial markets,” he said. “An element of that is the need to match the headcount of the firm to actual demand. It’s vital for us to ensure that the firm’s in the right shape to meet the challenges of this new market.”

The law firm will first significantly reduce its number of employees across the globe. Most of the layoffs will occur in London.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

RELEVANT JOBS

Licensed Virginia Attorney

USA-DC-Washington

Small real estate law firm seeks to fill a full-time position for a Virginia licensed attorney with ...

Apply now

Licensed Virginia Attorney

USA-VA-Charlottesville

Small real estate law firm seeks to fill a full-time position for a Virginia licensed attorney with ...

Apply now

Licensed Virginia Attorney

USA-VA-Norfolk

Small real estate law firm seeks to fill a full-time position for a Virginia licensed attorney with ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Clemente

We are a client-focused growing south Orange County California solo-practitioner law firm with a pra...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Public Finance Associate Attorney

USA-WA-Seattle

Seattle office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a public finance associate attorne...

Apply Now

Complex Civil Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of boutique firm seeks associate attorney with 4-6 years of complex civil litig...

Apply Now

Mid-Senior level Corporate Capital Markets/Securities Associate Attorney

USA-IL-Chicago

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-senior level corporate capital...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top