28 June 2010
A German presence will enable Bingham to focus on major financial centres.
International firms practising in Bulgaria are celebrating after the country’s government amended its bar rules to accept foreign firms.
A Brick Court Chambers barrister has successfully appealed an earlier decision which found that a male-to-female transsexual should not receive a pension from the age of 60.
Particularly where litigation and regulation are concerned, business is booming for Capital One Bank general counsel Rupert MacInnes.
Nixon Peabody attempted to put a positive spin on the departure of 14 partners in little more than a month when it insisted the exits were not “catastrophic”.
Russian TV company TNT Broadcasting Network has turned to City firm Padva Haslam-Jones for advice on a deal to air Warner Bros material including the latest Harry Potter film.
Big business has its work cut out as worldwide M&A deals decline. By Andrew Pugh
For many litigators across the City, the prospect of working in a high-powered litigation boutique is attractive.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is one of those firms that divides market opinion.
Eversheds and Linklaters have advised on a crucial pension recovery agreement between British Airways (BA) and its two final salary pension funds that should clear the way for the airline’s merger with Iberia.
Eversheds is facing a High Court professional negligence claim from property development company JMH Acquisitions.
Firm in talks with Hill Dickinson and Barlow Lyde & Gilbert after property costs hit balance sheet
Mohammed Zaman QC is to join the commercial division at Lincoln’s Inn set Hardwicke.
German firm Hengeler Mueller has elected Daniela Favoccia and Matthias Hentzen as its two new managing partners.
While one report predicts that Ireland’s recovery from the recession will be slow, the queue of international law firms looking to open offices there suggests evidence to the contrary.
While there is complex regulatory reform taking place in the UK, much of the reform action is taking place abroad and financial institutions are facing huge changes. By Robert Finney
While we’re not out of the credit crunch woods just yet, M&A in the Asia-Pacific region is likely to continue to rise, as many seek safety in natural resources.
Norton Rose has made a double partner hire for its litigation practice after a year in which dispute resolution turnover grew by 23.6 per cent.
The Government has a choice to make - one that will be watched closely by City lawyers who routinely defend companies and clients facing proceedings brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Services Authority and the Office of Fair Trading.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has taken on James Knox as a senior equity partner in its real estate practice.
For law firms on both sides of the Irish Sea, the latest phase of the The National Asset Management Agency process presents the most significant opportunity yet. By Tom Phillips
Beware a managing partner with too much vision. In its pomp, Halliwells wanted to be a national firm in the DLA Piper mould.
This year’s annual ceremony once again celebrates the industry’s success stories, rewarding excellence, innovation and those that have made the greatest impact
Amid all the celebrations at The Lawyer Awards last week, one of the most warmly received was the Editor’s Award, reserved for individuals in the profession who have made a difference.
Dewey & LeBoeuf, Herbert Smith and SJ Berwin have arranged the sale of Addleshaw Goddard’s headquarters to a Middle East investor as part of a highly secretive deal.
Watson Burton has named veteran corporate head Gillian Hall as its new senior partner following a two-month period when the firm had no clear leader.
What’s your favourite restaurant? Cecconis in Mayfair.