US Firms in London: Best of both worlds
Standardising the remuneration of a transatlantic law firm is difficult, but retaining separate systems for a firm's US and UK practices can, in the long run, prove more costly still. Gerald Hobson looks at how firms can keep partners happy on both sides of the Pond
For firms that cross jurisdictional boundaries, especially those that cross the Atlantic, lawyer remuneration and, in particular, parity of pay can be a political hot potato.
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