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Italy's Chiomenti Appoints Leadership Committee

Law news - Wed, 04/17/2024 - 12:20

Francesco Tedeschini will continue in his role as chairman of the Italian law firm—a title he has held since 2021.

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4 Law Firms Line Up as Superdry to Delist from London Stock Exchange

Law news - Wed, 04/17/2024 - 11:55

The news comes as the UK apparel company ramps up efforts to avoid an insolvency process.

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Hengeler and Freshfields Advise on 1.25B German Hotel Deal

Law news - Tue, 04/16/2024 - 14:08

The bid involves One Hotels & Resorts Gmbh purchasing the remaining 35% stake of its Hotel Chain Motel One from a private equity investment firm.

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Norton Rose Fulbright Grew Revenue 8% Amid Management Exits

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 23:00

The global law firm saw rising demand across its platform, said U.S. managing partner Jeff Cody.

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Merger-Bound Shearman Loses Paris Tax Team to McDermott

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 22:12

McDermott said its Paris tax practice now has 10 attorneys, including four partners, one counsel, and five associates.

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Allen & Overy Hits Milbank Again for London Partner Hire

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 14:04

A&O added a five-lawyer structured finance team from Milbank in February.

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Herbert Smith Freehills Promotes 27 to Global Partnership

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 13:29

A majority of the newly-promoted partners have a focus in the firm's private capital, energy transition and ESG groups, indicative of the firm's wider strategy.

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After French Supermarket Group Casino's Collapse, its Top Lawyer Finds New Home at Dairy Giant Lactalis

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 13:20

Meanwhile, former Air France-KLM general counsel says he's serving a 'part time' legal role at Casino to help the company traverse its post-restructuring period.

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CMS Partner Promotions Dip for First Time Since 2020

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 13:19

The firm had announced record numbers of promotions in each of the last three years.

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Freshfields Swipes London Cooley Capital Markets Partner

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 13:17

The London hire comes at a time when the firm has been pushing forward on its growth strategy both in London and the U.S.

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Spain's Pe rez-Llorca to Absorb Mexico's González Calvillo

Law news - Mon, 04/15/2024 - 11:00

The combination brings 100 lawyers to the Spanish firm, which already has 400 lawyers stationed across offices in Barcelona, Brussels, Lisbon, London, Madrid, New York and Singapore.

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Can You Be a Diligent Parent And an Equity Partner?

Law news - Sun, 04/14/2024 - 22:08

Gender diversity progress at the equity partnership level has ground to a halt and long-term targets are not working—probably because the system discriminates against primary carers, writes the Global Lawyer.

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Binance Europe Legal Head Steps Down as Société Générale Gets New GC

Law news - Fri, 04/12/2024 - 13:16

They are the latest moves in a busy in-house market.

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Shearman NQ Pay to Shrink by £20K Post-Merger

Law news - Fri, 04/12/2024 - 12:49

Once A&O Shearman goes live, the firm will adopt A&O's current remuneration structure, by which NQs are currently paid £125,000.

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Herbert Smith Freehills Refreshes Global Arbitration Leadership

Law news - Fri, 04/12/2024 - 12:37

The current head retires after over 37-years at the firm.

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Litigation Funders' Pitch to Corporate Litigants: Turn Your Lawsuit into an Asset

Law news - Fri, 04/12/2024 - 12:00

A $40 million agreement between Quinn Emanuel and Longford Capital illustrates how law firms are seeking to make third-party finance more appealing to their clients.

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Clifford Chance Poland Office Under Investigation, Laptops 'Seized'

Law news - Fri, 04/12/2024 - 07:53

The firm is alleged to have gained a lucrative position as advisors for Polish media as a result of the help it provided.

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HSF, DLA Piper, BCLP and African Trio Land Roles in French Media Group's Buyout of MultiChoice

Law news - Thu, 04/11/2024 - 13:21

Various law firm leaders are advising on the bid by Canal+, which values MultiChoice at $2.9 billion.

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Pallas Partners: What We Would Put in Our Election Manifesto

Law news - Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:53

A general election in the UK is expected in the second half of 2024, but what would law firm partners put in their own election manifesto?

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Fieldfisher Launches Italian Operation

Law news - Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:42

The UK-based law firm has opened an integrated law firm in Milan called Fieldfisher Italy, just one month after its Swiss verein offering with partner firm SASPI officially concluded.

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