DLA Scraps All-Equity Partnership Plan In UK

Law360, New York (October 28, 2010, 6:24 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper’s U.K. office is reportedly putting off plans to move to an all-equity partnership structure for the time being.

The change came as a result of better-than-expected activity levels during the economic downturn, according to the British publication Legal Week, which spoke to partners familiar with the matter.

A spokesperson for the law firm declined to comment on the change Thursday.

DLA Piper began looking last year at overhauling its partnership structure in its international offices by a target date of 2011. Currently, those offices...
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