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FisherBroyles London Partner Exits Mount Less than a Year After Office Launch

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 16:01

Three partners have now left the U.S. firm's young London base in the past three months.

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Pinsents Axes 24 Staff In Latest COVID-19 Cuts

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 15:50

The firm says COVID-19 and remote working 'has implications for the resourcing of offices on a day-to-day basis'.

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Revealed: Clyde & Co's Outgoing Senior Partner Faced Internal Probe Into Bullying, Conduct

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:02

The firm since decided not to uphold complaints made against Peter Hirst but reviews of the firm's remuneration and membership agreements have been halted.

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Gateley Latest UK Law Firm To Cut Roles Amid Agile Working Shift

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:41

The AIM listed outfit is the latest to take the measure after a challenging year.

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UK, Belgian Law Firm Duo Seal Strategic Alliance

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:20

The tie-up is the second move into continental Europe the U.K. firm has made in recent months.

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HSF and Dentons Lose Corporate Partners to Elite French Outfit

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:11

The partners are joining August Debouzy, an elite business law firm, to lead a push into project finance, infrastructure and energy in Africa.

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Kennedys Expands in UK With 36 Strong Acquisition

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:01

The team includes four partners and will launch a new office for Kennedys.

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Linklaters Duo On Call For Second UK IPO This Week

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 09:00

Allen & Overy is also advising on the latest IPO.

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The New Normal Could Be the Beginning of the End for Law Firm Culture

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 07:00

If firms all adopt flexible work arrangements, they'll lose the characteristics that make them unique, Paul Hodkinson writes.

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Linklaters Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gaps Widen

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 06:26

The ethnicity bonus gap, however, has narrowed significantly.

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Dutch Firms De Brauw and NautaDutilh Break into European M&A Top 20

Law news - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 06:00

A new Mergermarket report places Benelux firms NautaDutilh and De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in the list of the 20 firms with the largest M&A transactions by deal value in Europe in 2020.

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Jack Nusbaum, Longtime Willkie Chairman, Has Died at 80

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 23:54

Nusbaum chaired Willkie Farr & Gallagher for 23 years, most notably overseeing its expansion into Europe.

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Law Society President Set to Appear Before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:23

London's High Court has criticised the UK industry regulator over its decision to strike out the claim against David Greene.

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US Duo Lead On $1.45B UK-French Pharma Deal

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 16:26

The transaction sees French pharma giant Sanofi acquire U.K. biotech firm Kymab.

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Dentons Continues Europe Expansion With Deloitte Legal and BonelliErede Partner Hires

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 16:18

The international behemoth continues its European expansion charge with senior hires in Italy and Germany.

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Private Equity Fund Creates Role for London Kirkland Partner

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:28

The partner has joined the fun in a new role as European legal counsel.

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Latest US Law Firm Dublin Launch Unrelated to Brexit, Leaders Say

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:56

GQ Littler has opened its Dublin office several months after it registered an entity in late 2020.

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Hogan Lovells Latest to Up UK Emergency Leave Allowance

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:08

The firm follows several in increasing emergency leave granted to staff in recent days.

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Former Linklaters Arbitration Co-Head Launches Own Firm in Paris

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:02

The lawyer left the firm after seven years as a partner in 2020.

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Macfarlanes Appoints New Managing Partner and First Ever COO

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:34

The firm has selected its successor for outgoing managing partner Julian Howard when his term expires in May 2022.

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