94 Positions On The Chopping Block At Lovells

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lovells LLP has become the latest British firm to announce significant layoffs, reportedly saying Monday that it would soon cut up to 94 jobs, including those of 24 lawyers.

Lovells has initiated a 30-day redundancy consultation designed to reduce jobs in practice areas most affected by the economic downturn, The Times of London reported. The firm said the cuts would be spread across the firm, though some specific areas, including intellectual property and business restructuring, would be spared.

According to The Times, 18 fee-earning lawyers and...
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