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Hogan Lovells breaks $2bn mark for first time as London revenues also rise

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:55:26 -0500

Firm boosts top line to new high after year described by CEO Stephen Immelt as "a bit all over the place"


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Dubai v Stockholm: two partners, two cities, one day in the life

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:22:01 -0500

Two White & Case partners on how major deals and morning routines differ in Dubai and Stockholm


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Latham becomes world's first $3bn law firm as London office outpaces global growth

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:55:05 -0500

Firm hits new high-water mark for global revenues as London office enjoys 'spectacular' year


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Revenue gains propel Mayer Brown past pre-recession record

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:58:12 -0500

With $1.313bn in 2017 revenues, Mayer Brown is one of the last US law firms of its size to catch up to its own performance before the 2008 financial crisis


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Ex-Slaughters partner admits tax scheme 'error of judgement' in FCA chair appointment hearing

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:15:07 -0500

Incoming FCA chairman Charles Randell faces questions over investment in controversial tax scheme


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Former Skadden associate charged with lying to FBI in Mueller probe

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:04:47 -0500

Alex van der Zwaan, the son-in-law of a Russian oligarch, is accused of lying to investigators


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Reed Smith tax team quits for DLA Piper a year after joining from KWM

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:05:23 -0500

Sylvie Vansteenkiste, Fanny Combourieu and Raphael Bera quit for DLA Piper just a year after joining


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Ashurst takes Clyde & Co UK intellectual property head in boost for City practice

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:10:10 -0500

Former Stevens & Bolton and Bristows partner joins Ashurst after almost three years at Clydes


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Pinsents leads on Manchester City investigation into links to child sex offender Barry Bennell

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:06:32 -0500

Investigation has reportedly already taken more than 4,000 hours and cost more than £1m


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London partner promotions at US leaders rise almost 30% as firms shrug off Brexit jitters

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:18:38 -0500

Female promotions also on the up as America's elite reinforce City presence


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Dealmaker: Stephenson Harwood's Flannery on taking silk, behavioural correctiveness and stilton on crumpets

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:09:43 -0500

Stephenson Harwood head of international arbitration and new QC Louis Flannery on some of his career highlights


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Quinn chief hits out at departing partner over 'stealthy' exit and 'saccharine' farewell email

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:52:27 -0500

Managing partner cites deception and ingratitude in reply-all email to star litigator he says was paid "well over $100m"


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Jones Day antitrust chief set for Skadden move as partner exits continue

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:09:59 -0500

Departure of Washington DC-based competition chief marks latest partner loss for US firm


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Clifford Chance's 'imaginative' Carillion acquisition attracts plaudits as deal hands firm new cost-saving capacity

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:02:39 -0500

Firm's surprise acquisition of Carillion business points to shift away from reliance on India back office support


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Clyde & Co launches base in Oman through associated office tie-up

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:17:33 -0500

Clydes gains fifth Middle East outpost via an association in Oman


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BLM's next phase: firm re-emerges from recent upheaval under new leadership team

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:05:45 -0500

BLM's incoming senior partner on management changes, succession challenges and tech investment


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The Transfer Window: hires for Linklaters, Dentons and Norton Rose Fulbright

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:23:32 -0500

Other firms making new appointments include Simmons & Simmons, Travers Smith and Baker McKenzie


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Slaughter and May's Carillion advice and fees under scrutiny in government inquiry into collapse

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:33:44 -0500

Firm asked to provide details of fees and whether fees were "contingent on certain outcomes"


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BLP corporate crime and investigations head leaves as firm nears decision on US merger

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:28:20 -0500

King & Spalding makes white-collar hire for City base in latest partner exit for BLP


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John Lewis recruits Smiths Group GC as new head of legal

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:56:37 -0500

Retail giant creates new partnership secretary role to supersede general counsel post


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Clifford Chance buys Carillion's Newcastle-based legal services arm

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:08:02 -0500

Magic circle firm buys 60 paralegal business from Carillion to launch low cost UK legal centre


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DLA Piper scores role on £4.4bn Premier League TV rights deal

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:27:27 -0500

DLA is advising on the sale of rights to BT and Sky which has raised £4.4bn


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Ince to seek legal advice over four-partner Hamburg defection to Clydes

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:22:45 -0500

Ince & Co seeking advice after four partners quit to launch Clydes Hamburg office


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Morrison & Foerster boosts London with ex-Clifford Chance finance hire

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:55:15 -0500

Caroline Jury's hire comes after the firm added Jones Day partner Dan Coppel in London earlier this month


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Quinn Emanuel grows Perth with ex-KWM office head Lundberg

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:01:08 -0500

Michael Lundberg joins former KWM colleague Beau Deleuil at Quinn


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Cleary Gottlieb hires former Deutsche Bank global co-GC in Frankfurt

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:50:32 -0500

After leaving Deutsche Bank at the end of the year, von Dryander re-joins Cleary's Frankfurt office as senior counsel


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Keoghs completes deal to take on 17 insurance partners and hundreds of staff from Hill Dickinson

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:40:25 -0500

328 partners and staff join Keoghs as Hill Dickinsons £23m insurance business transfers over


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Latham hires Kirkland & Ellis securities partner in Hong Kong

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:27:35 -0500

Kirkland partner returns to former firm six years after joining as part of an eight-partner team hire


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