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Clifford Chance (CC) senior partner Malcolm Sweeting has been reappointed to the leadership role for a second four-year term.
24 Oct 2014 | 10:42 |
Slaughter and May has elected corporate partner David Wittmann as its new practice partner, replacing Paul Olney, who is retiring at the end of this year after more than 30 years at the firm.
24 Oct 2014 | 10:12 |
Pinsent Masons' veteran managing partner David Ryan has decided not to run for re-election when his current term comes to an end in April next year.
24 Oct 2014 | 10:04 |
Clifford Chance (CC) is looking to bolster its junior associate headcount in four key practices after holding its first recruitment summit since before the financial crisis.
24 Oct 2014 | 00:27 |
Reed Smith has taken a lead role on the licence and supply agreement for a potential Ebola vaccine developed by Danish company Bavarian Nordic.
24 Oct 2014 | 00:06 |
The Linklaters M&A partner on being stranded in Turkmenistan, odd client requests and his love of Laurel and Hardy
23 Oct 2014 | 16:55 |
As a general rule of thumb making mergers work and repositioning law firms are not particularly speedy processes.
23 Oct 2014 | 12:11 |
Macfarlanes, Travers Smith and Latham & Watkins have scooped the lead roles on the sale of media intelligence website Gorkana to the owner of rival PR software provider Cision in a deal valued at up to £200m.
23 Oct 2014 | 11:19 |
Simmons & Simmons has signed up former Olympus chief executive and whistleblower Michael Woodford as a non-executive director to sit on its board..
23 Oct 2014 | 09:30 |
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is now down to six partners in Tokyo with the departure of its head of corporate for Japan, James Robinson.
23 Oct 2014 | 05:58 |
Clifford Chance (CC) and Allen & Overy (A&O) have won the leading roles on the UK government’s disposal of £2.7bn of ‘bad bank’ mortgages to a consortium led by JP Morgan.
23 Oct 2014 | 00:23 |
Having enjoyed enormous success in the wake of its 2001 merger, over the last few years Berwin Leighton Paisner has been plagued by tumbling profits and a raft of high-profile partner exits. Pui-Guan Man finds out whether the firm's new strategic visi...
23 Oct 2014 | 00:20 |
Irwin Mitchell has won a landmark case in the Supreme Court on behalf of a deceased asbestos-related cancer victim, whose family will now receive compensation despite the fact that he was an employee at the factory where he worked with the toxic subst...
22 Oct 2014 | 16:00 |
Linklaters has chosen not to appoint a new London disputes head with recently appointed global litigation chief Michael Bennett to continue to fill both roles.
22 Oct 2014 | 12:31 |
Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance have won prized mandates as the UK government completes its debut renmibi denominated bond offering worth RMB3bn (£300m).
22 Oct 2014 | 11:30 |