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Dentons hires White & Case EMEA strategy director as new European COO

Dentons has hired White & Case's EMEA director of strategic projects Richard Singer as its new European chief operating officer.

31 Jul 2014 | 17:00 | secure


inner image Clifford Chance replaces Mark Campbell as finance chief as governance shake-up continues

Clifford Chance (CC) has appointed new heads of its global finance and capital markets practices, replacing Mark Campbell and David Dunnigan respectively, as part of managing partner Matthew Layton's overhaul of the firm's management.

31 Jul 2014 | 15:53 | secure

inner image Regulator brings in alternative to training contracts in bid to open up profession

The Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) has introduced ‘a period of recognised training' as an alternative to the traditional training contract route to legal qualification.

31 Jul 2014 | 13:09 | secure

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Robert Tchenguiz settles long-running battle with SFO for £1.5m

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has settled civil damages claims brought by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz and his businesses for £1.5m, days after settling with brother Vincent Tchenguiz for £3m

31 Jul 2014 | 12:42 | secure

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DAC Beachcroft, Parabis among firms unveiling 2013-14 revenue hikes

DAC Beachcroft and Parabis Law are among a clutch of firms to report growth in firmwide revenue for the 2013-14 financial year.

31 Jul 2014 | 11:19 | secure

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Exclusive: PwC becomes contender in Singapore legal market after sealing local tie-up

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has extended its legal offering into Singapore after sealing a tie-up with local firm Camford Law.

31 Jul 2014 | 05:14 | secure

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In-house legal teams grow by a third in 12 months

The size of the average in-house legal team across EMEA countries has increased by a third over the past year, according to research from legal recruiter Laurence Simons.

31 Jul 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Baker & McKenzie instructed on landmark Gherkin sale

Baker & Mckenzie is advising on the sale of London's landmark Gherkin building, which is expected to attract bids of around £650m after falling into receivership in April.

30 Jul 2014 | 11:27 | secure

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CC and Rajah & Tann lead on Singapore IPO of Indonesian meat and dairy company

Clifford Chance and Rajah & Tann are advising on the Singapore IPO of Indonesian agri-food company Japfa, valued at approximately S$250m (£118m) according to media reports.

30 Jul 2014 | 09:20 | secure

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Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Freshfields advise big four on banking inquiry

Ashurst has joined magic circle trio Clifford Chance (CC), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters in advising the UK's four largest banks on an inquiry into competition in the sector.

30 Jul 2014 | 08:03 | secure

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King & Wood Mallesons acts for Microsoft on China anti-monopoly probe

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is advising Microsoft as the technology giant faces a major anti-monopoly probe in mainland China.

30 Jul 2014 | 07:15 | secure

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Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks halve combined national legal panel

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have cut their national legal panel by more than half, with Norton Rose Fulbright, Eversheds and Brodies all losing spots on the roster.

29 Jul 2014 | 15:51 | secure

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Fieldfisher appoints new head of privacy to replace Ustaran

Fieldfisher has recruited a new head of privacy to replace former postholder Eduardo Ustaran.

29 Jul 2014 | 12:41 | secure

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Reed Smith MP Thomas shakes up senior management following June election

Reed Smith global managing partner Sandy Thomas has shaken up the firm's senior management team, his first major move since being re-appointed to the chief role last month.

29 Jul 2014 | 09:49 | secure

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Ashurst to run Adelaide office with no partners

Ashurst is to run its Adelaide office without any partners in response to ailing market conditions in South Australia.

29 Jul 2014 | 08:25 | secure




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