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Macfarlanes M&A Partner Leaves After Less Than Two Years

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 09:54

The partner joined from Ashurst in 2019.

       
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BCLP Adds Pinsent Masons Litigator to London Ranks

Law news - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 06:02

This is the second litigation partner hire in two months for the firm's London office.

       
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11-Strong BCLP London Private Wealth Team Quits

Law news - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:07

The firm's London based private client and family teams had already slimmed recently following the departure of several members.

       
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Why Brussels is Exempt from Big Law's Global Office Rethink

Law news - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 16:15

Interviews with regional managing partners at eight international law firms reveal how Brussels offices are seemingly resisting the post-pandemic trend towards shrinking workspaces.

       
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Mountain Survival and Voicemail Tests: Inside EasyJet's Unusual Panel Review

Law news - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:53

No formal presentations were given in the radically different assessment, which aimed to avoid the 'pointless' and 'miserable' usual process.

       
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Magic Circle Duo Fly In on £3.4B Private Jet Deal

Law news - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:26

Investment firm GIP is acquiring U.K. private jet business Signature Aviation in the multi-billion pound transaction.

       
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MoFo Swipes Jones Day London Duo

Law news - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:41

The partner and associate are MoFo's first London hires of 2021.

       
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Deutsche Bank to Pay $125 Million to Resolve FCPA, Fraud Cases

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 23:20

The bank has agreed to pay $85 million in criminal penalties and more than $40 million to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission to resolve allegations over hiding bribes to "decisionmakers" in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

       
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Three More Law Firms Add UK Emergency Leave Allowance

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 17:56

The trio joins other firms including Allen & Overy to up emergency leave for the legal workforce.

       
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Clifford Chance Builds Up £100M On Balance Sheet, LLP Accounts Show

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 17:37

The firm also saw its staff costs rise in a year in which revenue and profits remained fairly flat.

       
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Latham, Freshfields and Wachtell Top 2020's Tech-Powered Global M&A Rankings

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

The latest report by Mergermarket demonstrates a year of two halves, with a late surge in high-value deals occurring in H2.

       
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Mega Deals Lift Law Firm Trio to Top of 2020 Europe Rankings

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:52

Firms that failed to win roles on the biggest deals plummeted down the rankings, especially in the UK.

       
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Simmons Latest To Up Emergency Leave Allowance

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:49

The firm joins Allen & Overy, DWF and Eversheds Sutherland in tweaking policies in response to the U.K.'s latest lockdown.

       
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Ince Launches Global Private Wealth Offering With Irwin Mitchell Hire

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 12:07

The new partner will head up the firm's private wealth advisory offering, based in Mayfair.

       
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Gibson Dunn Hits Herbert Smith Freehills For First London Hire of 2021

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 10:17

The U.S. firm has expanded the base in recent months with a flurry of hires.

       
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McDermott Picks Up Deloitte Legal Partner in Brussels

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

The Belgium-based based partner will help the US law firm boost its state aid and litigation capabilities

       
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Brazil and Chile Underpin Latin America M&A Activity in Tough 2020

Law news - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 06:14

Mergermarket tallies show Brazilian law firm Pinheiro Neto led activity in the region by both number and value of deals, while Davis Polk ranked second by deal value.

       
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Travers Smith Senior Partner Challenger Latest To Leave Firm

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 16:16

The partner joined RPC at the start of January.

       
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Allen & Overy Latest To Add Extra Leave Days as Firms Refresh Lockdown Policies

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 13:58

UK firms have quickly stepped up to support working parents and carers as the U.K. is plunged into a third lockdown.

       
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Law Society Latest to Wrap Redundancy Consultation

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 13:14

The body representing solicitors in England and Wales was largely able to mitigate job losses through a restructuring.

       
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