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In Rare Move, Linklaters Hires Disputes Partner From Goldman Sachs

Law news - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:20

Goldman Sachs managing director Andrew Chung will join the Magic Circle firm's Hong Kong office in August.

       
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A&O, Clifford Chance and Clyde & Co Among Firms on Board as Barclays Launches First London Legal Technology Hub

Law news - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 16:32

The bank plans to open its first center dedicated to legal-technology entrepreneurs.

       
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UK Body Probes Dentons Over Dismissal of Ex-Human Resources Manager

Law news - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:09

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has confirmed an investigation of Dentons after an employment tribunal ruled against the firm for dismissing a former recruitment manager. The move comes the same week that Dentons suspended a Canadian partner in an unrelated matter.

       
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The Transfer Window: Latest Partner Hires for Latham, Ashurst and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Law news - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:16

A review of notable moves.

       
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Dechert Life Sciences Exits Continue as Frankfurt Team Leaves for McDermott

Law news - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:08

The defections from Dechert to McDermott come on the heels of four other Dechert lawyers leaving for Goodwin.

       
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Hogan Lovells Launches London Trade Practice Ahead of Brexit

Law news - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:59

London partner Aline Doussin joins the trans-Atlantic firm amid upturn in Brexit-related demand for trade advice

       
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Squire Patton Boggs Global Managing Partner Relocates to London

Law news - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:29

Stephen Mahon is taking the helm from longtime London chief Robert Weekes.

       
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Allen & Overy Faces Skepticism Over O'Melveny Merger as Doubts Emerge Among Partnership

Law news - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:32

Partners are expressing reservations over a U.S. tie-up, as O'Melveny talks leave some unconvinced.

       
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Allen & Overy Faces Skepticism Over O'Melveny Merger as Doubts Emerge Among Partnership

Law news - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 17:32

Partners are expressing reservations over a U.S. tie-up, as O'Melveny talks leave some unconvinced.

       
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Lawyers on Alert Over Russia Work as Tensions Turn Up Scrutiny on Client Connections

Law news - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 14:24

Lawyers at global law firms are being extra cautious about their work for Russian clients.

       
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Freshfields Paris Office Head Departs for Jones Day

Law news - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 07:16

With the move, Elie Kleiman reunites with Freshfields' former French real estate team, which joined Jones Day last year.

       
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Will A&O's US Merger Move Impel Other Magic Circle Firms to Follow Suit?

Law news - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:51

The Magic Circle firm's trans-Atlantic merger talks could shake up the market as rivals rethink their U.S. strategies.

       
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner's Post-Merger Shake-up Continues

Law news - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 15:12

Dubai office head and founder Mohammed Kamal has left to join Watson Farley & Williams.

       
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Gibson Dunn Hires 2 Hong Kong Funds Partners From Weil Gotshal

Law news - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:27

The addition of John Fadely and Albert Cho follows the firm's hire of a high-profile Hong Kong team from Ropes & Gray last year.

       
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Allen & Overy Partner Questioned In UK Parliament About Firm's Role in Weinstein NDA

Law news - Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:12

A UK Parliamentary Committee quizzed A&O partner Mike Mansell over advice he provided in a 1998 sexual harassment settlement involving disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.

       
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Gibson Dunn and Squire Patton Boggs Take Lead Roles Advising on Cambridge Analytica/Facebook Scandal

Law news - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:26

The U.K. firm Gunnercooke also has a role, advising both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica on efforts to confirm the deletion of the data trove.

       
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Allen & Overy Called to Appear Before UK Parliamentary Committee in Inquiry Into Abuse of Nondisclosure Agreements

Law news - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:28

The Magic Circle firm has been asked to appear before the select committee because it reportedly played a role in obtaining a NDA as part of a sexual harassment settlement with Weinstein.

       
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CMS Dismisses Singapore Managing Partner, Reports Matter to UK Regulators

Law news - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:18

The firm cited "serious sensitivities" and picked corporate partner Toby Grainger to take over as Singapore head.

       
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Eversheds Sutherland Picks Up 10-Strong German Employment Team as Firm Plots European Growth

Law news - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:40

Co-CEOs Lee Ranson and Mark Wasserman say the firm is setting its sights on expansion in Europe and the United States.

       
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Eversheds Sutherland Picks Up 10-strong German Employment Team as Firm Plots European Growth

Law news - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:40

Co-CEOs Lee Ranson and Mark Wasserman say the firm is setting its sights on expansion in Europe and the U.S.

       
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