If You Can Invoice It There, You Can Invoice It Anyplace: A New Agency Enters The New York Market

Large group of happy business people. Success.

‘We love our agency!’

Gunnercooke is doing fairly properly for a agency in its twelfth 12 months, with 45 fancy awards to its identify — certainly one of them being legislation agency of the 12 months.

If their cool identify and accolades have you ever feeling such as you’re lacking out, fret not hypothetical east coast reader. The newcomers from throughout the pond are coming into the New York market.

The transfer by Gunnercooke comes as a number of distinguished UK-founded legislation corporations, together with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Allen & Overy and Clifford Probability proceed to develop in america by means of new places of work and hires.

Whereas the agency now has 12 bodily places of work within the UK, U.S. and Europe, Gunnercooke attorneys have flexibility to work remotely. Like another legislation corporations, typically known as “distributed” corporations, Gunnercooke’s web site says attorneys “can work from anyplace with an web connection.”

Now that may be a hell of a perk. As all of us faux that Covid isn’t nonetheless a risk to our properly being, it’s fascinating to be aware of how corporations stability the incentives of in-person interactions with clear suggestions suggesting people would suffer a  20% paycut if it meant staying home. Gunnercooke’s obvious palms off method is a sexy begin for a agency in a brand new space. Provided that they have been the first UK firm to accept payments in cryptocurrency, I wouldn’t be stunned if Gunnercooke develops right into a New York agency related to leading edge developments in work/life stability. Can’t be too tough when their competitors is making waves for letting people turn their cameras off during late night meetings. In the event that they carve out part of the price range to ship their staff Uber Eats credit after they can’t make the in-person luncheons, they’ll in all probability be getting laterals left and proper. The sky is the restrict.

Law Firm Gunnercooke Opens New York Office As UK Firms Chart U.S. Growth [Reuters]

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