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A Wake Up Call to Prestigious Law Firms

Law news - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 21:28

The performance of some of the best-known UK law firms in the A-List ranking was hugely disappointing given their reputations, writes the Global Lawyer.

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DLA Piper Boosts Amsterdam Office with Dentons Real Estate Partner

Law news - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 16:43

The firm has hired in several partners from rival firms in recent months to beef up its global real estate practice.

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Allen & Overy Takes More Washington DC Space as US Growth Continues

Law news - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 11:45

Ten years on from opening in Washington DC, the firm is expanding its presence in the city.

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Pinsent Masons, Kirkland and Simmons Win Big At The British Legal Awards 2022

Law news - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 10:05

The awards, hosted at the Royal Lancaster London, also recognised the likes of Eversheds, Goodwin and Royal Mail.

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Hengeler and Covington Quarterback NFL's Germany Debut

Law news - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 06:01

The well-heeled league has hosted games in London for some years now, as it attempt to garner broader international appeal.

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Squire Adds 4-Lawyer Private Equity Team in Madrid

Law news - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 06:01

The group hire comes as the firm grows its private equity practice across Europe.

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UK Supreme Court Rules Scottish Referendum Requires Westminster Approval

Law news - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 17:11

"This is decisively and conclusively a political question now," said one legal expert.

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Weil Partner Promotions Down More Than 50% Following 2021's Record Round

Law news - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 12:24

Just three made the cut in London; it comes after the firm elevated record numbers in a sensational post-lockdown round in 2021.

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A&O Hires In Next CFO From Renewable Energy Company

Law news - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 11:47

The incumbent CFO is to retire after 16 years at the firm.

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Latham & Watkins Leads as Manchester United Seeks Buyer

Law news - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 10:12

The club's owners, the Glazer family, have come under increased scrutiny, especially since the departure of star player Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Ropes & Gray's London Managing Partner Departs for Investment Firm Bain

Law news - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 16:07

Will Rosen has spent the last 12 months on secondment with Bain, and has been a partner with Ropes &Gray since 2011.

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Hengeler Mueller Announces Slimmer Promotions Round for 2022

Law news - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 15:35

Promotion numbers have halved since last year.

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GSK Lawyer Joins International Airlines Group As General Counsel

Law news - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:16

She has spent over four years in-house at GSK.

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The Best Law Firms to Work For: The UK A-List, 2022

Law news - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 10:57

Which firms in the UK have managed to excel in achieving strong revenues per lawyer, whilst also impressing on pro bono work and diversity within their ranks?

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Under the Magnifying Glass: Clifford Chance's Senior Partner Elections

Law news - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 13:05

Why is incumbent Jeroen Ouwehand being challenged and what are the chances of his rivals succeeding?

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Canada's Stikeman Elliott Names London Managing Partner

Law news - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 12:40

The firm has had a London outpost for more than 50 years.

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Simpson Thacher Continues Organic Growth With Another Bigger Promotions Round

Law news - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 12:37

The firm has bucked a recent trend of firms unveiling reduced sets of promotions.

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Goodwin Launches UK Employment Practice With Travers Hire

Law news - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 10:00

The hire is an example of US-headquartered law firms bulking out their UK capabilities in order to provide a full-service offering.

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Simmons Latest To Hand Out Cost Of Living Payment in UK

Law news - Fri, 11/18/2022 - 11:11

The firm said the payments were in "recognition of the challenging economic climate".

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Why an Ex-Linklaters Veteran in Portugal Went From Private Practice to Government and Back Again

Law news - Fri, 11/18/2022 - 05:45

Pedro Siza Vieira, who joined Portuguese firm PLMJ in September after serving for five years in Portugal's Cabinet, discusses the similarities and differences between working in government and in corporate law.

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