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TLT senior partner lined up as 2016 Law Society president

Robert Bourns, the senior partner of TLT Solicitors, is set to become president of the Law Society in 2016, after stepping in as deputy vice president in July this year.

24 Apr 2014 | 16:32 | secure


inner image Herbert Smith Freehills bolsters City litigation team with five partner promotions

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted five partners into its London litigation department in this year’s promotion round, which sees the City office gain 11 new partners out of a global tally of 23.

24 Apr 2014 | 10:45 | secure

inner image Ashurst announces 15 new partners in first promotion round since Australia tie-up

Ashurst has made up 15 lawyers in the firm's latest promotions round, including five in London and four in Australia.

24 Apr 2014 | 10:00 | secure

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RPC and Mayer Brown among winners as QBE reduces UK claims legal panel

A host of law firms have been appointed to QBE's UK claims legal panel, after the Australian insurer completed its first review of the roster in three years.

24 Apr 2014 | 09:46 | secure

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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

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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

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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, Herbies advise as Thai oil and gas giant acquires Hess assets

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith Freehills have advised as Thailand oil and gas giant PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has bought Hess' Thailand assets for $1bn.

23 Apr 2014 | 05:35 | secure

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Kirkland opens Houston office with Simpson Thacher hire

Kirkland & Ellis has opened a Houston office with the hire of M&A partner Andrew Calder from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.

23 Apr 2014 | 03:41 | 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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