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Herbert Smith Freehills gunning for inbound work in Asia as firm secures double partner hire from Ashurst

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has said it wants to boost the profitability of its Asia corporate practice by targeting more inbound work from its European clients.

31 Oct 2014 | 09:10 | secure


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A Herbert Smith Freehills litigation partner has launched a charity for City professionals with disabilities.

30 Oct 2014 | 10:35 | secure

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Legal heads in Asia need more say in boardroom discussions, the general counsel for Singapore Press Holdings said today.

30 Oct 2014 | 05:06 | secure

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Clifford Chance tax partner opts for Bar career with fast-track pupillage

Clifford Chance's (CC) former head of VAT Etienne Wong has taken up a fast-track pupillage at Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, in an unusual career move for a City law firm partner.

30 Oct 2014 | 00:22 | secure

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Edwards Wildman London office left leaderless as Locke Lord merger looms

Edwards Wildman Palmer’s City base has been left with no management figures on the ground, with office managing partner Nick Bolter understood to have been relieved of his leadership role.

29 Oct 2014 | 11:20 | secure

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Taylor Wessing reappoints Adam Marks as senior partner in uncontested election

Taylor Wessing's senior partner Adam Marks has been re-elected for a second three year term in an uncontested election.

29 Oct 2014 | 10:32 | secure

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Barclays shelves minimum spend plans for firms as other banks consider work guarantees

Barclays trialled the use of guaranteed minimum spend levels for a selection of its preferred legal suppliers ahead of its latest panel review in July, Legal Week has learned.

29 Oct 2014 | 09:30 | secure

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Clyde & Co adds fourth Australia base in Brisbane with capture of Sparke Helmore team

Clyde & Co has opened its fourth Australian office after raiding local firm Sparke Helmore for a launch in Brisbane.

28 Oct 2014 | 09:15 | secure

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Former Olswang chief David Stewart quits firm to pursue "new opportunities"

Former Olswang CEO David Stewart has left the firm, having unexpectedly stepped down from his management role halfway through his term earlier this month.

28 Oct 2014 | 00:05 | secure

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Taylor Wessing loses CIO Stuart Walters to Olswang as search for new FD continues

Olswang has hired Taylor Wessing's chief information officer Stuart Walter, who becomes the second senior manager to leave the firm in the last six months.

27 Oct 2014 | 16:39 | secure

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London misses out as Cleary unveils eight strong partner promotion round

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has made up eight partners across its global network with London missing out in favour of appointments in Hong Kong and New York.

27 Oct 2014 | 15:15 | secure

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Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman partners set for November merger vote

US firms Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer are preparing for a vote on their proposed merger as soon as next month.

27 Oct 2014 | 00:46 | secure

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Clifford Chance re-elects Sweeting as senior partner after uncontested vote

Clifford Chance (CC) senior partner Malcolm Sweeting has been reappointed to the leadership role for a second four-year term.

24 Oct 2014 | 10:42 | secure

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Slaughter and May names new leadership as Olney prepares to retire after 30 years at firm

Slaughter and May has elected corporate partner David Wittmann as its new practice partner, replacing Paul Olney, who is retiring at the end of this year after more than 30 years at the firm.

24 Oct 2014 | 10:12 | secure

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London-based Reed Smith partner advises on Ebola vaccine licence

Reed Smith has taken a lead role on the licence and supply agreement for a potential Ebola vaccine developed by Danish company Bavarian Nordic.

24 Oct 2014 | 00:06 | secure