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Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has shaken up how it organises a number of its departments, including the finance and litigation groups, in an effort to better align the firm's structure with clients' needs.
28 Aug 2014 | 00:15 |
Christopher Baker, the former head of the Paris office of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, has been appointed to advise International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde as part of a negligence investigation by French authorities.
28 Aug 2014 | 00:09 |
Baker & McKenzie has become the latest firm to open a legal and business support office in Belfast, its second global services base.
27 Aug 2014 | 12:29 |
Travers Smith has lost corporate rainmaker Phil Sanderson to Ropes & Gray, less than two months after he stepped down as head of the firm's private equity practice.
27 Aug 2014 | 12:00 |
Debevoise & Plimpton and Latham & Watkins have won the leading roles advising Amazon.com on its agreement to buy online gaming network Twitch Interactive for $970m (£585m).
27 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
US heavyweights Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz are among the law firms to have taken roles on Burger King's $11bn acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons.
27 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
Liquidators of the UK arm of Dewey & Leboeuf are set to award an interim dividend to unsecured creditors of the London office.
26 Aug 2014 | 12:12 |
Nearly a year after Ashurst formalised its long-awaited transcontinental merger with Australian firm Blake Dawson you could be forgiven for thinking James Collis would be looking forward to a slightly more relaxed 12 months, but the firm's managing pa...
26 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
Addleshaw Goddard is to implement a new apprenticeship scheme allowing participants to qualify as solicitors without a university education.
22 Aug 2014 | 13:09 |
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has taken the lead role representing Bank of America (BoA) in its historic $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ).
22 Aug 2014 | 12:23 |
A raft of leading law firms and in-house teams have helped the UK government develop new apprenticeship standards for the legal profession, helping to create a potential new route to qualification.
21 Aug 2014 | 13:46 |
Profits at Dechert's London HQ took a further hit in 2003, according to limited liability partnership (LLP) accounts filed with Companies House, as the US firm's top earner took home 26% less than two years ago.
21 Aug 2014 | 11:06 |
Hogan Lovells is set to relocate a number of London IT support roles to its new business service centre in Johannesburg, with up to seven staff at risk of redundancy.
21 Aug 2014 | 00:16 |
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has re-hired prominent high yield partner Gil Strauss less than two years after he joined Weil Gotshal & Manges in London, Legal Week can reveal.
20 Aug 2014 | 17:00 |
Mishcon de Reya is set to overhaul its partnership model to an all-equity structure and become a limited liability partnership (LLP) by the end of autumn next year.
19 Aug 2014 | 17:05 |
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