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Withers has signed its fourth new Italian practice group head in the space of five months, taking King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin's (KWM) Andrea Luciano on to lead the financial services and investment funds team in its Milan office.
30 Sep 2014 | 00:07 |
Skadden, Allen & Overy and Sidley Austin are among the firms acting on German pharmaceutical company Merck's $17bn (£10.5bn) acquisition of US laboratory supplies business Sigma-Aldrich.
29 Sep 2014 | 13:15 |
Akin Gump has added a further two partners from Bingham McCutchen, taking its total haul from the Boston-based firm to 28 partners.
29 Sep 2014 | 11:08 |
Hong Kong's business community is facing potential disruption this week due to mass pro-democracy protests taking place in the city's central business district and surrounding areas.
29 Sep 2014 | 04:18 |
White & Case has launched a legal support centre in Tampa, Florida to provide centralised support across its network of global offices.
29 Sep 2014 | 01:16 |
Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have taken on key roles as Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC prepares to become co-owner of roadside assistance provider RAC.
29 Sep 2014 | 00:17 |
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin's former corporate head Steven Davis has quit to join the London office of Proskauer Rose, four years after he was an instrumental figure in merger discussions between the two firms.
26 Sep 2014 | 10:57 |
Herbert Smith's former Asia practice head Ashley Alder has been re-appointed as chief executive officer of Hong Kong's securities regulator, the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC), for another three-year term.
26 Sep 2014 | 04:35 |
The London office of Vinson & Elkins (V&E) has signed a lease to take a floor of the Walkie Talkie building at 20 Fenchurch Street, joining DWF as the building's second law firm tenant.
26 Sep 2014 | 00:24 |
Behind closed doors UK law firms should be gearing up for what could be a training revolution.
25 Sep 2014 | 16:57
Ashurst has moved the first partner to its Glasgow office with the firm planning to make more senior appointments in the low-cost support centre.
25 Sep 2014 | 16:31 |
Kirkland & Ellis has boosted its Asia funds team with the addition of two new partners in Hong Kong.
25 Sep 2014 | 06:57 |
The advent of alternative business structures has given the Big Four accountancy firms a golden opportunity to have another crack at the UK legal market. But what are they offering and how much of a threat do they pose to law firms?
25 Sep 2014 | 00:19
Slaughter and May's financing and corporate practice heads, Andrew McClean and Andy Ryde, explain to Pui-Guan Man how they aim to balance leadership duties with expanding their fee-earning work
25 Sep 2014 | 00:14 |
Magic circle firms are continuing to reduce UK trainee numbers, with the combined intake down 17% since 2010.
24 Sep 2014 | 17:58 |