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Longtime Paris-Based McDermott Partner Joins Rimon in Texas

Law news - Thu, 04/25/2024 - 23:59

"Texas is the place to be," said Nicolas Lafont, the latest Rimon lateral hire to cite the firm's rate flexibility as a key reason for his move.

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US Leads the Way in DLA Piper Partner Promotions

Law news - Thu, 04/25/2024 - 15:02

It becomes the latest major firm to announce a reduced round of promotions for 2024 in comparison to the cohorts seen in 2023.

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Two Spanish Firms Break 90M in 2023 Global Revenue

Law news - Thu, 04/25/2024 - 12:52

ECIJA brought in big-name clients like Spotify and Amazon through its alliance with Taylor Wessing.

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Miami Keeps Flexing Its Muscle as International Arbitration Hub

Law news - Thu, 04/25/2024 - 01:16

After topping New York in cases in 2021, the numbers have dipped slightly over the past two years. But law firms in the region are committed to the practice.

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Slaughter and May Makes Rare Hire with Freshfields Pensions Partner

Law news - Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:10

The long-time partner will join as senior counsel in September.

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Kirkland v Latham: Blackstone Swings Into Hipgnosis Deal to Rival Apollo Bid

Law news - Wed, 04/24/2024 - 13:00

The deal pits the world's largest private equity firms and their Big Law legal advisers against one another.

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Maples Group Relocates to Neuroinclusive London Office

Law news - Wed, 04/24/2024 - 12:20

The proportion of the population who are neurodiverse is put, in some studies, at between 15 and 20%.

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Greenberg Traurig Adds Partner-Led Corporate Trio in Milan

Law news - Tue, 04/23/2024 - 23:38

The trio, who specialize in fund formation and investment management, joined the firm from Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici.

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Addleshaws, Simmons Announce Latest Promotion Rounds

Law news - Mon, 04/22/2024 - 16:29

In its largest ever promotions round, Addleshaws has elevated 26 lawyers to partnership, while Simmons promotes 11.

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Eversheds Elevates a Record 40 to Partner with Women Making up 60%

Law news - Mon, 04/22/2024 - 16:22

It goes against the grain of this year's promotions pattern across the City of London.

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Would-be Chief Economist Accuses Apple of Non-compliance With EU Tech Antitrust Law

Law news - Sun, 04/21/2024 - 23:01

If Apple and others in Big Tech refuse to comply with the EU's Digital Markets Act and face no consequences, the new antitrust law will fail to rein in Big Tech's anticompetitive behavior, said Fiona Scott Morton.

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EU Competition Boutique Hires Veteran Litigator to Open Paris Office

Law news - Fri, 04/19/2024 - 18:23

Brussels-based Geradin Partners co-led a 2022 UK litigation as part of an up to 25 billion antitrust class action against Google.

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Another UK Delisting: Latham Leads Line-Up as Apollo-Backed Concord Buys FTSE Music Business for $1.4B

Law news - Fri, 04/19/2024 - 13:38

It is another blow for UK capital markets and potentially also for domestic legal advisers whose clients are being bought up by US businesses.

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Three Firms Steer 1B Paris IPO for French Software Company

Law news - Fri, 04/19/2024 - 13:34

Cleary, Hogan Lovells and White & Case are advising in the IPO, which is the first under a recent simplification of French rules to allow skipping retail investors.

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Former Ince Senior Partner and Celebrated Shipping Lawyer Julian Clark Dies

Law news - Fri, 04/19/2024 - 07:24

Clark also had spells at firms such as Hill Dickinson and HFW.

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Slaughter and May, Skadden Among Firms Advising on £7.9B Packaging Company Sale

Law news - Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:59

Slaughter and May has advised DS Smith on a number of occasions over recent years.

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Herbert Smith Freehills Re-Enlisted by Post Office with £6M Contract

Law news - Thu, 04/18/2024 - 12:54

The contract, which is for a limited term, relates to past phases of the Horizon scandal inquiry.

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Dentons and Clyde & Co Boost Partnerships in Latest Promotion Rounds

Law news - Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:51

Earlier this week, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer announced its own promotions round, joining firms such as Herbert Smith Freehills and CMS.

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US Duo Land Lead Roles on £1.3B Edinburgh Airport Sale

Law news - Thu, 04/18/2024 - 11:44

French company Vinci Airports is acquiring 50% stake in the airport, while Global Infrastructure Partners will manage the remaining share.

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Freshfields Promotes 23 to Global Partnership

Law news - Wed, 04/17/2024 - 13:08

The latest round marks a slight decline, following the firm's largest promotion round last year, when it elevated 30 lawyers to partnership.

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