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Allen & Overy has secured the hire of Ashurst partner Judith Kim to join the firm's energy team in Dubai.
02 Sep 2014 | 00:35 |
DLA Piper has completed a merger with Czech firm Haskovcova & Co, doubling its local partner headcount in Prague as two partners and seven associates join the firm.
01 Sep 2014 | 16:43 |
Weil Gotshal & Manges has started holding selected departing equity partners to ten year capital repayment plans, Legal Week has learned.
01 Sep 2014 | 12:45 |
Allen & Overy has moved closer to opening its first South African office with a team from Bowman Gilfillan, as banking partner Lionel Shawe has confirmed his exit at the Johannesburg based firm.
01 Sep 2014 | 11:40 |
Jones Day has made a major push into the London high yield debt market with the capture of Ropes & Gray finance partner Jonathan Bloom.
01 Sep 2014 | 10:27 |
Debevoise & Plimpton has scored the lead role defending a video game developer against a law suit filed by actress Lindsay Lohan.
01 Sep 2014 | 09:59 |
For the first time ever, Legal Week will be publishing its UK Top 50 coverage online first as we reveal the full details of the leading firms' 2013-14 financial performance.
01 Sep 2014 | 00:19 |
Law firms are having to wait over three months on average to be paid for their services - more than twice as long as most other businesses - new research has shown.
01 Sep 2014 | 00:00 |
Withers is preparing to take on Royal Bank of Scotland in a mis-selling court battle on behalf of bankrupt student housing company Opal Property as the fallout from the Libor fixing scandal continues
29 Aug 2014 | 09:56 |
Shearman & Sterling will look to bolster its ties with financial institutions by offering a software programmes to help its banking clients better navigate regulatory and compliance issues.
29 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
Allen & Overy has become the final magic circle firm to announce retention figures for its September 2014 qualifying trainees, keeping on 82% of its cohort, up from 2013's figure of 72%.
29 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
Mills & Reeve, Spanish firm Laffer Abogados and Liverpool outfit Brabners Chaffe Street have taken the advisory roles on Argentinian footballer Angel Di Maria's transfer to Manchester United from Real Madrid for a British record fee of £59.7m.
28 Aug 2014 | 15:59 |
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 |