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'Lincolnshire Holds a Lot of Potential': UK Top 75 Firm Opens Base, Seeks Mergers

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 12:18

It's the firm's ninth base in the U.K. and comes with a double partner hire.

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Latham & Watkins London Partner Exits To Launch Boutique

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 10:58

The partner previous served as vice chair of the firm's global tax practice.

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The 2021 Outlook for the Asia Pacific in a Post-COVID World

Law news - Thu, 01/07/2021 - 02:38

Lawyers across the region are optimistic, as long as COVID-19 can be successfully eradicated.

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K&L Gates Snags Litigation Partner in Paris From Stephenson Harwood

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 17:58

The arrival of Barthélemy Cousin, a specialist in insurance law and Africa, brings the firm's Paris office to 15 lawyers, including six partners.

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Norton Rose Matches Last Year's Bumper Global Promotions Tally

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 16:57

Reed Smith has also announced a sweeping global round.

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Could Julian Assange Still Be Extradited to the US? Legal Experts Weigh In

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 15:07

The controversial figure had his bail application rejected on Wednesday - the latest development in a long-running saga.

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"It's A Big Win For Latham": What Does Paul Dolman's Hire Mean For His New Firm?

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:37

Latham private equity heads speak to International about what the hire of Paul Dolman will mean for the team.

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MoFo Slashes Partner Promotions By Half

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 11:30

The U.S. firm is the latest to announce a reduced round following a strained year.

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BP Extends Legal Panel Amid Disruption

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 10:42

The energy giant will review its panel line-up of 18 firms later this year instead.

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Baker McKenzie Appoints New Global COO

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:50

Kate Stonestreet has been the firm's global director of operations since 2017.

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Waiting for Biden: Law Firms Are Preparing for the Post-Trump Paradigm

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 08:00

Administration change in the United States means lawyers are planning for what lies ahead when President Trump gives way to President Biden.

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A Highly Charged Break-Up: How A UK Firm Fought With its Spanish Office

Law news - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 06:07

Allegations of bullying and price disputes surrounded the unusually public fall-out at Kennedys.

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London White & Case Partner Heads to K&L Gates Dallas

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 16:28

The capital markets partner is relocating from London to Texas to take up the new role.

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Hogan Lovells Appoints First Pro-Bono Partner in 25-Strong Round

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 15:56

US offices saw the most promotions while no new partners were appointed across the firm's Asia-Pacific bases.

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Mayer Brown, Slater and Gordon Employment Heavyweights Quit for Keystone

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 13:23

The two partners have more than 60 years experience between them.

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Three White & Case UK Partners Exit After Internal Disputes

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 13:04

The exits were from the firm's private equity, tax and litigation departments.

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King & Spalding Swoops In For Reed Smith London Duo

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 11:55

The pair had been at Reed Smith for a decade and previously worked together at Pinsent Masons.

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Crowell & Moring Expands Brussels Office With A&O Hire

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:49

The firm has expanded its Brussels operations amid an expected uptick in work following Brexit.

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As Much Hope as Danger: What Europe's Top Lawyers Expect to See in 2021

Law news - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 08:00 International spoke to partners based in France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Austria to bring you a comprehensive rundown of the key themes and developments to look out for as we enter a new year.

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Weil Hires New Germany Banking Head From US Rival

Law news - Mon, 01/04/2021 - 17:38

It is the first major lateral move of 2021 in Germany.

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