Lehman lawyers look for work as CC acts on Barclays asset hunt
More than 50 UK lawyers at Lehman Brothers are searching for work in the wake of the bank's shock bankruptcy filing at the weekend. Specialist in-house recruiters are now working in and around the bank's Canary Wharf offices amid widespread expectations that Lehman's 5,000 UK staff will be made redundant.Recruiters working with Lehman lawyers said that there had been no formal notice of redundancy for the group's UK lawyers but it is expected that a UK legal team estimated at between 50-60 lawyers will lose their jobs.
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