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Defence group Chemring turns to Herbert Smith Freehills for SFO probe

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:39:28 -0500

HSF advising on SFO investigation into bribery, corruption and money laundering at defence company


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Dentons suspends partner following allegations of inappropriate behaviour

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:19:11 -0500

Firm opens investigation into claims against former Maclay Murray & Spens partner


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British Land appoints former Co-op Bank GC to head legal team

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:26:58 -0500

Brona McKeown takes over from Elaine Williams as GC of the FTSE 100 company


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US employment law giant continues European expansion with Milan office launch

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:18:49 -0500

Littler Mendelson recruits six-lawyer team for Italy launch following UK debut last year


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Quantuma reappointed as administrator as questions emerge about KWM's accounting practices before collapse

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:52:26 -0500

Partners still waiting for confirmation of tax losses as Quantuma's term as administrator is extended


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ITV launches social mobility scheme with support from magic circle and big four firms

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:25:44 -0500

Firms such as Slaughter and May, Clifford Chance and DLA Piper are supporting the scheme


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Charles Russell Speechlys to merge with sports boutique Couchmans

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:58:28 -0500

CRS bolsters sports practice with Couchmans acquisition following four-partner team exit last year


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Milbank seals City coup with hire of four-partner Cadwalader restructuring team

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:37:26 -0500

Cads loses quartet led by ex-Linklaters partner Ng as firm posts 10% London revenue rise


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BLP-Bryan Cave merger vote delayed as firms face tax hit

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:35:21 -0500

Transatlantic tie-up pushed back as firms weigh up tax bill that consultant speculates could run into 'tens of millions'


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Vodafone completes innovation-focused panel review with two firms replaced

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:45:25 -0500

Squire Patton Boggs and Wiggin join telecoms giant's panel after review focusing on "digitalisation of legal services"


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Mayer Brown London insurance practice continues to shed partners as duo leave for Clydes

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:01:38 -0500

Exit of City partner duo comes after departure of London team to Kennedys last year


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Magic circle duo win lead roles on Informa’s £9bn UBM takeover bid

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:37:36 -0500

Talks come after two companies first explored a merger a decade ago


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Withers elevates two City lawyers in eight-strong promotion round

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:46:06 -0500

Withers promotes five private client lawyers to partner with the rest of the promotions in immigration, real estate and tax


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Labour peer accuses Hogan Lovells of 'connivance in criminality' and calls for SRA to withdraw firm’s permission to practise

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:33:26 -0500

Lord Hain accuses law firm of 'fatally flawed whitewash of a report' on South Africa corruption claims in House of Lords speech


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Eight partners to compete in DLA Piper’s first contested senior partner race in a decade

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:29:32 -0500

Senior partner race kicks off as eight partners confirm interest in role vacated by Juan Picon last year


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Santander appoints 46 firms to global adviser roster after lengthy review

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:34:29 -0500

Following marathon review, Santander pulls together global legal adviser line-up


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Trump's former chief strategist Bannon turns to Quinn Emanuel amid Russia probe

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 08:26:06 -0500

US firm's Washington DC co-chief advising Steve Bannon on investigation into Russian meddling in presidential campaign


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Top UK firms to appear before Indian Supreme Court as push for market liberalisation continues

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 07:06:02 -0500

Firms including CC, Linklaters and HSF to put forward argument for 'fly-in, fly-out' practice


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Kirkland & Ellis scores key role on restructuring of scandal-hit Steinhoff

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 04:29:23 -0500

US firm advising alongside Linklaters on struggling Poundland owner's debt restructuring


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BLP brings forward partner promotions ahead of Bryan Cave merger outcome

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:48:12 -0500

Firm promotes four in real estate and one in tax as merger discussions continue


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Magic circle firms centre stage as Carillion holds talks with lenders to stave off collapse

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:44:08 -0500

Raft of firms advising as embattled government contractor holds crisis meeting at CC's HQ


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BNP Paribas set to review global legal panel

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:37:53 -0500

French bank prepares to asses 10-strong legal panel for the first time in six years


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Mishcon accounts show pay for top earner jumping nearly 25% to break £2m mark

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:38:28 -0500

2016-17 LLP filing highlights spike in pay for top earner as remuneration for key management team also rises 23%


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Deloitte on the hunt for senior hires as it makes first push into UK legal market

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 07:01:13 -0500

Deloitte becomes last of the big four to enter UK legal market with ABS licence application


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Norton Rose Fulbright closes Abu Dhabi and Kazakhstan offices

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 09:30:12 -0500

Firm becomes latest to close Middle East office leaving it with three bases in the region


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Greenberg Traurig London headcount grows by 20% as revenue and profit increase

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 08:49:36 -0500

Partner capital contributions increased by 405% over the course of the financial year


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Matrix Chambers acting for 121 female BBC employees as gender pay furore grows

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 07:59:45 -0500

Matrix picks up role on BBC gender pay gap dispute as Mishcon advises separate group including Carrie Gracie


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Linklaters, CC and HSF among firms winning spots on Lloyds 'pass-through' panel

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 06:44:38 -0500

Bank finalises panel with firms including Ashurst and Hogan Lovells also appointed


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Travers Smith managing partner Patient appointed for second three-year term

Tue, 9 Jan 2018 05:25:14 -0500

Former Paris head Patient appointed to second-three year term at helm of Travers


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Herbert Smith Freehills pays out 30% less in bonuses to women than men

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 12:50:45 -0500

The firm's average UK hourly rate for women who work at the firm is 19% lower than men


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