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British Peer Calls for Government to Withdraw Permission for Hogan Lovells to Practice in the UK

Law news - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:30

Lord Hain accused the law firm of a 'fatally flawed whitewash of a report' on South Africa corruption claims.

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Hogan Lovells Selects Germany-Based Partner Leopold von Gerlach as Next Global Chair

Law news - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:59

Von Gerlach assumes the post on May 1, replacing London-based partner Nicholas Cheffings, who will have served two terms.

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Deloitte Seeks Senior Hires as It Makes First Push Into UK Legal Market

Law news - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:01

Deloitte becomes the last of the Big Four to enter the U.K. legal market.

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Former Spanish Prime Minister Aznar May Join Juan Picon at Latham After Quitting DLA Piper Adviser Role

Law news - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:02

Aznar will step down from his DLA Piper adviser role at the end of February.

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Am Law Firms Can't Save China-US Deal From CFIUS

Law news - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 21:13

The failure of the proposed $1.2 billion deal between Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial Group and Moneygram raises questions about the future of China-U.S. deals.

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Clyde & Co Continues US Expansion With Hire of 10-Strong Team in Miami

Law news - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:29

Expansive U.K. firm takes two-partner team from Hinshaw & Culbertson

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Female Lawyers in the UK Share Their #MeToo Stories

Law news - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 17:35

"No one did anything because of his client base."

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Simmons Recruits Two Partners For Paris Intellectual Property Team with Reed Smith Hires

Law news - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 12:00

Reed Smith European IP head Marina Couste joins Simmons with fellow IP partner Francois Jonqueres

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CMS Seeks China Tie-up on Back of Rapid Asia Expansion

Law news - Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:02

Duncan Weston is leading the search for a CMS China member-firm as its Asia practice triples in size.

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Spotlight: CMS's Business is Booming in Asia Largely Thanks to Germany

Law news - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 07:00

The global law firm tripled the size of its Asia practice over the past year, and a rare three-way merger in the U.K. was only part of the story.

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Mayer Brown to Open Office in Tokyo

Law news - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:30

Ashurst exits continue as a long-serving corporate partner leaves for Mayer Brown.

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McDermott Sued by Investment Manager Over Claims of Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Law news - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:46

The investment manager alleges that McDermott breached its fiduciary duty by allowing two former McDermott London lawyers to advise him to invest in schemes in which they had undisclosed personal financial interests.

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Magic Circle Firms Warned Over Implications of Failure to Tackle Sexual Harassment

Law news - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:44

Firms face legal action if Equality and Human Rights Commission uncovers evidence of systemic failures

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Courting Asia, Smith Gambrell Expands to Los Angeles

Law news - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:13

After gaining a European foothold earlier this year, the firm is looking to the West Coast to expand its Asian clientele.

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Fieldfisher Files UK Civil Claim Against Harvey Weinstein Over 'Series of Sexual Assaults'

Law news - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:44

Fieldfisher client makes U.K. High Court claim against disgraced U.S. movie producer

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