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Bakers eyes Brisbane launch with hires from Allens and Clayton Utz

Baker & McKenzie is to open an office in Brisbane Australia with the hire of partners from Allens and Clayton Utz.

24 Apr 2014 | 06:24 | secure


inner image Lawrence Graham to end Singapore alliance ahead of integration with Wragges

Lawrence Graham (LG) has ended its tie-up with Singapore law firm PK Wong & Associates as the firm prepares for its merger with Wragge & Co next month

24 Apr 2014 | 00:06 | secure

inner image Norton Rose Fulbright promotes 46 lawyers in first round since US merger

Norton Rose Fulbright has made up 46 lawyers in the firm’s first partner promotions round since its US merger in June 2013.

23 Apr 2014 | 17:13 | secure

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Norton Rose Fulbright cites market conditions as firm forced to close Prague office

Norton Rose Fulbright is closing its Prague office for the second time, citing ‘difficult' market conditions.

23 Apr 2014 | 16:50 | secure

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Tomlinson stresses limits of Clifford Chance investigation into RBS lending practices

A Clifford Chance (CC) investigation into lending practices at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been by criticised by the author of the report that instigated the probe.

23 Apr 2014 | 13:22 | secure

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Latham & Watkins hires Carlyle lawyer as a partner in London

The London office of Latham & Watkins has continued its lateral hiring spree with the appointment of funds lawyer Tom Alabaster from major firm client the Carlyle Group.

23 Apr 2014 | 12:20 | secure

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Clifford Chance promotes 21 partners, with London and Asia taking bulk

Clifford Chance has made up 21 lawyers to its global partnership, with the firm's London and Asia Pacific offices each taking a third of the new appointments.

23 Apr 2014 | 11:06 | secure

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Greenberg Traurig names 33 new shareholders, one in the City

Greenberg Traurig has elevated 33 lawyers to shareholder in a reduced global promotions round

23 Apr 2014 | 09:28 | secure

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Freshfields and Slaughters lead on Novartis and GSK joint venture

Magic circle duo Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Slaughter and May have snared the top roles on a joint venture agreement between pharmaceutical giants Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline

22 Apr 2014 | 12:49 | secure

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Freshfields plans Asian expansion but will not follow rivals into Australia

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has said it currently has no plans to follow its competitors by opening in either Australia or Korea

21 Apr 2014 | 00:53 | secure

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Travers plumps for Paris chief as next managing partner

Travers Smith has named Paris-based M&A partner David Patient as its new managing partner, succeeding Andrew Lilley, who will stand down at the end of the year.

17 Apr 2014 | 15:56 | secure

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Baker & McKenzie advising Starbucks on HQ relocation to London

Baker & McKenzie is advising Starbucks on the relocation of its EMEA headquarters from Amsterdam to London.

17 Apr 2014 | 12:52 | secure

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Hogan Lovells, DLA, Shoosmiths act on £2.7bn East Coast Mainline deal

Hogan Lovells, DLA Piper, Shoosmiths and Ashurst have taken the top advisory roles on the funding of the £2.7bn East Coast phase of the UK's Intercity Express Programme.

17 Apr 2014 | 10:46 | secure

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Slaughters drinks to Diageo’s £1.1bn stake in United Spirits

Slaughter and May has landed the advisory mandate as British drinks giant Diageo prepares to up its stake in India's United Spirits by a further 26%, in a deal worth £1.13bn.

17 Apr 2014 | 00:46 | secure

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KWM litigation partner set to defect to Reed Smith

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin litigator Nick Brocklesby has joined Reed Smith in a boost for its City office.

17 Apr 2014 | 00:25 | secure




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