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Beckwith: The High Cost of the SRA's Failed Case Unveiled

Law news - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:10

The regulator's total spend in its investigation into the former Freshfields partner's conduct has been discovered by Law.com International.

       
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Former HSF Paralegal Banned For Falsifying Overtime

Law news - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:13

The former disputes paralegal submitted claim forms using the initials of a former manager.

       
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Lewis Silkin Launches IP Practice in Hong Kong

Law news - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:49

David Swain joins from Deacons and will now lead Lewis Silkin's IP practice in Asia

       
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Norton Rose Cuts 132 Roles, London Hit Hardest

Law news - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:21

The restructuring is taking place across the firm's Europe, Middle East and Asia operation.

       
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'We Have a Lot to Learn': Pierre Duprey, Ex-Linklaters Arbitration Head, on Launching a New Firm

Law news - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 08:00

Duprey spoke this week with Law.com International about the new firm's values, his decision to leave big-firm life, and how arbitrators often have a different way of looking at the law.

       
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Hogan Lovells 'Star' Moscow M&A Partner Leaves to Start Own Firm

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:34

Oxana Balayan used Instagram to announce that she is launching her own firm. She was with Hogan Lovells for 19 years.

       
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Shearman & Sterling Relaunches Munich Office, Hires 2 Finance Partners From Linklaters

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 19:45

Clyde & Co also announced it is opening an office in Munich.

       
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DWF Overhauls Structure, Resumes Investments Paused Due to COVID-19

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:36

Firm CEO Sir Nigel Knowles said no more redundancies or office closures are expected as part of the latest shake up.

       
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CMS Grabs Herbert Smith Freehills Disputes Partner

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:31

This is the second partner loss for HSF in January.

       
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Clyde & Co Raids Norton Rose for Munich Office Launch

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:20

The eight-strong team is led by three insurance partners. More are expected to follow.

       
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Latham & Watkins Recruits A&O Cannabis Star

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:03

Cannabis is a booming sector in law.

       
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Legal Tech Predictions For 2021

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:00

Six UK experts offer their thoughts on where the sector is heading after last year's unprecedented disruption.

       
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A&O Global Arbitration Co-Head Leaves

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:20

Matthew Gearing QC has been a partner at A&O since 2005 and took silk in 2014.

       
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Another Private Client Partner Leaves BCLP

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 10:07

The Hong Kong-based partner, who joined in 2016, is joining a London boutique.

       
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Goodwin Adds Frankfurt Investment Funds Partner From US Rival

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:00

The firm has its eye on European expansion.

       
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IBA Names Zimbabwe Lawyer as President

Law news - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 00:46

Sternford Moyo, chairman and senior partner of the Zimbabwe law firm Scanlen and Holderness, is the IBA's first African president in the history of the 74-year-old organization.

       
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'Difficult Business for London Litigators': Judgment Enforceability Limbo Persists

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 23:58

The universal belief among U.K. practitioners is that accession to the Lugano Convention now that the U.K. has left the EU would make life "dramatically easier." But the EU has thus far been silent.

       
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Opinion in Data Privacy Facebook Case Could Lead to More GDPR Investigations

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 21:49

The highest adviser to Europe's top court has said national privacy regulators can take legal action against tech giants who flout GDPR rules even if they are headquartered in another EU country.

       
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Hogan Lovells Hires Seven-Strong Paris Baker McKenzie Team

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:36

The team will concentrate on private equity deals in technology and life sciences.

       
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Dentons UK and Middle East Arm Appoints New CEO

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 17:04

The new CEO will be based in Abu Dhabi and succeeds Jeremy Cohen in the position.

       
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