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DLA Piper Spain Senior Partner Leaves to Launch Boutique

Law news - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:31
The former A&O and Clifford Chance partner ran for DLA's global senior partner role in 2018.
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It is Time For More Pro Bono Partner Appointments

Law news - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:05
DLA Piper partner Nicolas Patrick explains the importance of pro bono partner promotions in showing just how valued social justice work is to a firm.
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Latham & Watkins Picks New, Larger London Base

Law news - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 10:21
The law firm has signed a lease for at least 20,000 extra sq ft of space in its new base.
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Hogan Lovells Rolls Out Global Diversity Billable Hour Credit

Law news - Tue, 01/19/2021 - 06:50
The measure has been being implemented across the firm's global offices from the start of 2021.
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Linklaters Fires Gun on Senior Partner Race, Charlie Jacobs To Leave After Term Ends

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 17:50
Jacobs, who has been at the firm for 30 years, will hand over the reins in the autumn.
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Lord Sumption Draws Ire Over 'Lives Less Valuable' Comments

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 16:49
Sumption, an outspoken critic of coronavirus lockdowns, argued the lives of the elderly were less valuable on a BBC show on Sunday night.
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Sweden's Lindahl Builds With Bird & Bird Hire

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 16:31
The new hire joins another partner coming from top tier Norwegian firm Schj dt.
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Simmons, Mishcon Dial In On BT £600M Class Action

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 15:30
A claim worth £600 million has been filed against the telecoms giant, alleging it overcharged customers.
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DLA Piper Adds Four-Lawyer KPMG Team in Spain

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 14:12
The partner-led team will boost the firm's transfer pricing offering in Spain.
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Clydes Lures Covington Middle East Arbitration Partner

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:33
The partner had joined the firm less than two years ago from Simmons & Simmons.
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Linklaters Appoints First Global Banking Co-Heads In Leadership Refresh

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 11:50
The firm has also appointed a new Western Europe head along with two executive board re-appointments.
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Reed Smith Adds Norton Rose Partner in Athens

Law news - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 06:05
The hire is the latest in Europe for Reed Smith.
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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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