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Greenberg Traurig Sees Record Revenue as Nonequity Partner Tier Grows

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 23:31

The Am Law 100 firm added 48 nonequity partners while seeing a net gain of just two equity partners.

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DLA Piper Loses 8-Lawyer Team in Chile 3 Years After Merger

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 23:08

Partners Paulo Larrai n and José Pablo Dulanto have left to relaunch their former firm, NLD Abogados, while Diego Noguera—the N in NLD—has stayed with DLA Piper.

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Why All the Fuss Over Coke's Diversity Plan?

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 21:45

How many times can we tell ourselves that this is different—that this is the game-changer we've been waiting for?

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Big Law's Collections Push, Operational Efficiency Could Continue into 2021

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 20:27

It will be difficult to achieve revenue growth early this year, but firms that remain focused on collection efforts could be in particularly good shape this year.

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The Coca-Cola Effect: New Diversity Guidelines Intrigue In-House Leaders

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 20:26

"The reaction has been incredible," said Coca-Cola general counsel Bradley Gayton.

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UK Law Firm Advising As Latest High Street Restaurant Chain Falls Foul of Pandemic

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 17:38

The insolvency deal comes as the U.K.'s hospitality sector continues to struggle with the continuing effects of the string of COVID-19 lockdowns.

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The Law Should Not Protect Public Memorials to Slave Traders

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:38

'A balanced human rights approach facilitates a fuller and more honest telling of the UK's story.'

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Top US, UK Firms Dig Into 3.5B European Vet Group Deal

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:29

The transaction will value IVC Evidensia, Europe's largest vets group, at 12.3 billion.

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Hausfeld Called In For Another Facebook Data Claim

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 11:32

A similar group action was launched in October 2020, with Milberg London advising.

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Goodwin Continues London Private Equity March With Baker McKenzie Hire

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 10:30

The new addition will also boost the firm's distressed and special situations offering.

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LGBT History Month: Inclusion 'More Important Than Ever' During Pandemic, Pinsents LGBT+ Network Co-chair Says

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 09:00

"We can't become complacent and assume that our work here is done", says Liam Wardley, who argues there are still many efforts that need to be made.

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Big Law Firms Cut Their Way to Double-Digit Profits Growth in 2020

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 09:00

As a pandemic-fueled recession plagued the U.S. economy, law firms grew revenue and pulled the right levers to post stunning profits increases, a Citi Private Bank report indicates.

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New London Office Is Armstrong Teasdale's 'Bridge' to European Expansion

Law news - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 00:46

Leaders at the combined firm are looking at establishing a Dublin office, which would give them a foothold in both the U.K. and E.U. markets.

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Ex-Hogan Lovells Moscow Head On Succeeding in an 'Extremely Male' World - and How Her Instagram Helped

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 16:36

Oxana Balayan talks about setting up her own business and overcoming major political and social barriers - including the tradition among male lawyers and clients to talk business in men-only saunas.

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Quinn Emanuel Takes UK Firm's Disputes Head In London Boost

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 13:43

The partner also led the U.K. firm's London contentious asset management group as well as its reputation management practice.

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Swathe of Law Firms Provide Lawyers to UK Test & Trace Programme

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 12:55

Seven law firms are set to receive a combined total of over £1 million for secondments to the Department of Health and Social Care.

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Linklaters and Covington & Burling Advise on 4.9B Smartphone Supplier Deal

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 12:26

The trasaction values the Anglo-German firm at 67.50 a share, and is the latest in a series of multi-billion euro deals.

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Renault Appoints New General Counsel

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 12:19

The major car manufacturer is replacing its outgoing GC.

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MP Slams Regulator as HSF-Lloyds Investigation Comes to an End

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 11:48

A group of MPs previously complained to the SRA over HSF's role advising Lloyds in relation to the HBOS Reading fraud.

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Hogan Lovells Advises as The Crown Estate Pushes Into UK Offshore Wind

Law news - Tue, 02/09/2021 - 11:21

The news signals the U.K. government's commitment to grow the low carbon economy, a partner said.

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