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Ashurst is set to complete its first partner remuneration review since its full financial merger with Australia’s Blake Dawson Partners at Blakes transferred over to Ahurst’s managed lockstep system in November last year, a move which had been on...
10 Mar 2014 | 12:39 |
CMS has added a second Middle East office to its international network with the launch of a base in Oman yesterday. The office adds to its presence in the region after it opened its first Middle Eastern base in Dubai in September 2012.
10 Mar 2014 | 12:34 |
Berwin Leighton Paisner has continued the rebuilding of its finance department following a number of high-profile exits with the appointment of two new group heads. Naveen Vijh has been named as the firm's new real estate finance (REF) chief after hi...
10 Mar 2014 | 12:08 |
Four additional Hong Kong lawyers have been given the go-ahead to appear in the city's courts following training and assessment, out of a total of 30 who took part in the scheme. The lawyers were named in a Law Society circular, and inlcude Allen & Ov...
10 Mar 2014 | 09:02 |
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted its asset finance capability in Hong Kong with the hire of Beijing-based partner Nigel Ward from Norton Rose Fulbright. Ward, who joins this month, will be the fifth partner to join BLP in Hong Kong since it o...
10 Mar 2014 | 06:51 |
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy is planning to wind up its local Hong Kong practice and revert to being a registered foreign law firm in the city. The proposed model would replicate that adopted in Singapore, where Milbank does not have a local licence...
10 Mar 2014 | 00:01 |
Slaughter and May has given jobs 95% of its March-qualifying trainees, marking an increase on last year's retention rate. Of Slaughters' 40-strong intake, 38 trainees accepted a position at the firm to become newly qualified (NQ) lawyers
07 Mar 2014 | 17:42 |
Hill Dickinson, King & Spalding and Minter Ellison have advised on the Stobart Group's £280.8m sale of its transport and infrastructure arm Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) to a management team backed by private equity firm DouglasBay Capital (DBAY).
07 Mar 2014 | 17:24 |
Stephenson Harwood’s supervisory council has reappointed Sharon White as the firm’s chief executive for a further three-year term. White is set for an eight-year stint in the role, having first taken on the top job in 2009.
07 Mar 2014 | 12:28 |
Reed Smith's London office revenue increased 13% in 2013, the second successive year of double-digit growth for the Pittsburgh-founded firm's UK outpost. The City office hit its revenue target of $190m (£113.6m) last year, up from $168m (£100.5m) in...
07 Mar 2014 | 12:00 |
Eversheds has grown its African referral network with the addition of 10 independent firms. The Eversheds African Law Institute (EALI) network, which launched last October with 14 members, now numbers 33 firms.
07 Mar 2014 | 11:55 |
Slaughter and May is extending its career advice and tutorial programme with a North London school as part of the PRIME social mobility initiative. The magic circle firm will fund its programme of weekly one-to-one tutorials, workshops and career eve...
07 Mar 2014 | 11:45 |
Weil Gotshal & Manges' Asia managing partner is set to relocate to the US next month, seven years after opening the firm's Hong Kong office. Japan-born M&A partner Akiko Mikumo will transfer to Weil's head office in New York where she previously prac...
07 Mar 2014 | 02:19 |
Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) and Ashurst have taken the lead roles on the sale of pest control giant Rentokil's sale of its facilities management business to Interserve for £250m. The deal, which is subject to shareholder approval, Interserve acq...
07 Mar 2014 | 00:45 |
Improved confidence and increased market activity has pushed up rates and fee earner income at the UK's top 100 law firms, according to the latest legal sector survey by auditor Deloitte. The study, which looked at the quarter ended 31 January 2014, ...
07 Mar 2014 | 00:22 |
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