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Law Society 'Greatly Concerned' At Possibility of Plugging £64M Axiom Ince Hole

Tue, 10/31/2023 - 13:20

A UK High Court judge has imposed a preservation order against Axiom Ince's former owner Pragnesh Modhwadia for at least £64 million paid away from its client account.

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Swiss-Korean Litigation Boutique Launches Second European Office

Tue, 10/31/2023 - 06:42

The firm's latest office launch coincides with the recent hire of international dispute resolution lawyer Arie Eernisse, who was most recently a senior foreign attorney at Big Six South Korean law firm Shin & Kim.

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EU's New Foreign Subsidies Regulation Creates Risk for Foreign Companies, Lawyers Say

Tue, 10/31/2023 - 00:45

Companies that fail to inform Brussels officials of foreign subsidies they received could be hit with a fine of up to 10% of their turnover.

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Slaughter and May Debuts on AIM 100 Adviser Rankings

Mon, 10/30/2023 - 13:35

Fieldfisher takes top spot in the rankings for the London Stock Exchange's alternative market.

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A&O Sells Majority Stake in Risk Management Offering to Private Equity

Mon, 10/30/2023 - 13:25

Inflexion is investing in the £20 million-revenue A&O affiliate, but that the law firm will retain a 'significant minority stake'.

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Rosenblatt Reaches Settlement with Ousted CEO

Mon, 10/30/2023 - 13:05

The settlement with Nicola Foulston and her management company comprises £200,000 of damages for breach of contract and £300,000 of legal costs.

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Standard Chartered Names Next GC for Global Investment Banking

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 13:48

The new addition was named GC of the year at the 2022 African Legal Awards.

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Standard Chartered Names Next GC for Europe, Americas

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 13:48

The new addition was named GC of the year at the 2022 African Legal Awards.

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Top Lawyers Call for UK Government to Secure Gaza Ceasefire

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 13:39

The letter calls on the UK government to pursue a number of measures, including an immediate halt on 'the export of weapons from the UK to Israel'.

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White & Case Partner Named One of the Most Influential Black People in the UK

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 13:36

The London partner, who heads up the firm's Africa practice, is the only lawyer in the top 10.

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Why More Female Lawyers Should Harness The Power of Storytelling

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 13:25

Telling your story can inspire, help others speak out and make a great impact—something more women in law should be encouraged to do, writes The London Lawyer.

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'Nothing More Important for a Lawyer': IBA Chief on Promoting the Rule of Law

Fri, 10/27/2023 - 07:42

On the eve of this year's International Bar Association conference, IBA executive director Mark Ellis spoke with International about the goals of this year's conference and the role of lawyers and the legal profession in promoting and supporting the rule of law.

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A&O, Clifford Chance Advise Stellantis on Its 20% Stake in China E-Vehicle Maker for $1B

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 23:01

This marks the second stake acquisition of a Chinese electric vehicle maker by a foreign automobile manufacturer in three months.

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'It's the Main Industry We're Getting Reach Out From': How Sports Became Big Law's Favourite Sector

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 13:45

As traditional deal markets remain deathly quiet, sports has developed into its own asset class, spawning all kinds of work for Big Law firms that have their foot in the lucrative door.

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Cleary and Local Firm Represent Google in German Regulatory Agreement

Thu, 10/26/2023 - 12:00

The process, initiated by Germany's Federal Cartel Office, centered on the tech giant's compliance with the EU's Digital Markets Act.

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Paul Weiss Could Adopt Nonequity Partner Tier in 2024

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 22:29

The New York firm is also considering altering the portion of equity partner pay that comes from firm profits vis a vis bonuses.

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Private Equity Rising Stars: The Best Up-and-Coming Lawyers in the UK and Europe, 2023

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 11:43 International spent months seeking out and analysing entries to find the top 25 private equity lawyers aged under 40 across the commercial legal market.

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In Europe, Law Firms Build Out Regulatory Teams With More Than Just Lawyers

Wed, 10/25/2023 - 01:01

As regulation grows more complex, top law firms are seeking experts who have worked in government, policy and industry, in addition to the law.

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Paul Weiss, Wachtell Lead $53B Energy Deal. Are More Oil Deals In Big Law's Future?

Tue, 10/24/2023 - 20:01

"There may not be many mega-deals left, but we are likely to continue seeing consolidation in the industry," observed Luis Gomar, partner at Paul Hastings.

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'I Had to Struggle': A Cleary Gottlieb Partner on Her Journey from Corporate India to Corporate London

Tue, 10/24/2023 - 14:06

M&A partner Nallini Puri talks about adapting to a culture shift, being her authentic self, alpha males and pulling all-nighters.

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