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Long-time Olswang leader David Stewart resigns as CEO 18 months ahead of term end

Olswang CEO David Stewart has stepped down from his leadership role, just 18 months after he was re-elected to the position.

06 Oct 2014 | 10:42 | secure


inner image Wachtell advises eBay as e-commerce giant spins off PayPal business

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz is advising eBay on plans to spin off its payments system PayPal into its own independent, publicly traded company.

02 Oct 2014 | 00:03 | secure

inner image The Transfer Window: recent moves including Simmons & Simmons, Reed Smith and Taylor Wessing

Legal Week's round up of recent moves features new arrivals at Olswang, DWF and Eversheds

05 Sep 2014 | 00:19 | secure

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EY continues legal push with capture of Olswang employment head

Olswang has become the latest UK firm to fall prey to the Big Four accountancy firms' push into the legal market with its international employment group head joining EY.

03 Sep 2014 | 00:10 | secure

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Legal apprenticeship scheme will allow participants to qualify as solicitors

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 | secure

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Scales of justice – the growing popularity of law firm choirs

When the boards of legacy firms Lawrence Graham and Wragge & Co sat down to discuss the finances of the merger, few at the meeting expected the first item on the accounts to be a digital piano.

25 Jul 2014 | 00:08 | secure

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Olswang pulls plug on Middle East plans as UAE opening shelved

Olswang has shelved plans to open in the United Arab Emirates, having last year eyed what would have been its first venture into the Middle East.

22 Jul 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Olswang sees PEP dip 4% as BLM regains profit growth with double-digit increase

Olswang and pre-merger Berrymans Lace Mawer have each grown their revenues for 2013-14, with profits per equity partner (PEP) at the former expected to dip by nearly 4%.

04 Jul 2014 | 13:12 | secure

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Olswang real estate finance head Skordaki joins Dechert's City office

Dechert has recruited the head of Olswang's real estate finance practice, one of two lateral partner hires for the firm in Europe this week.

01 Jul 2014 | 14:00 | secure

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BP panel review to use reverse auction as pitch requests extended to US advisers

BP has introduced an online reverse auction to its on-going panel review of external legal advisers, which is set to conclude in the coming weeks.

22 May 2014 | 10:49 | secure

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Olswang promotes two in its smallest round in four years

Olswang has made up two new partners in its smallest promotions round since 2010.

10 Apr 2014 | 00:00 | secure

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Linklaters among firms winning spots on Times list of best employers for women

Linklaters and Olswang are among the six law firms ranking in a list of top 50 female employers for women in the UK.

04 Apr 2014 | 01:38 | secure

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BP kicks off first UK panel review in three years

BP has launched a review of its UK legal panel with advisers currently re-tendering for a position on the oil giant's roster.

20 Mar 2014 | 11:21 | secure

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The Transfer Window: recent moves including DWF, Olswang and Norton Rose Fulbright

The transfer window is a regular round-up of recent moves in the UK and abroad.

20 Mar 2014 | 10:10 | secure

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LLP round-up: Clydes boosts profit while rivals increase borrowing

Clyde & Co partners enjoyed a bumper year in 2012/13 thanks to a 22.7% profit hike, according to LLP accounts filed with Companies House.

23 Jan 2014 | 09:08 | secure