Dechert confirms UK cuts could affect 15 staff
Dechert has announced that 15 jobs are under threat in the US firm's City office, as the firm enters the advanced stages of a redundancy consultation. Last month Legal Week revealed the firm was to begin a consultation with support staff, but the exact numbers of those affected were unclear.A spokesperson at the firm said: "We have now reached the management review stage of the process. While we cannot give a definite figure at this stage, we anticipate that no more than 15 individuals from our support teams will be affected, whether through voluntary or involuntary redundancies."News of the cuts comes after Dechert last month refuted claims that it had made a significant number of associate layoffs in the US.
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