As Herbert Smith Freehills gears up for a vote on its combined remuneration structure senior reporter Lucy Burton looks at the numbers behind the merger
Earlier this year Clyde & Co revealed a 33 per cent climb in corporate revenue, from £53m to £70.7m.
Clifford Chance’s finance operation is a complex beast, divided into two groups with some overlap. On the one hand there is the global financial group which includes lending and acquisition finance, derivatives, financial regulatory advice, insolvency and restructuring, real estate finance, project finance and asset finance. This group is headed by Mark Campbell.
Move On Up
Simmons & Simmons has expanded its financial markets practice in the UK with the appointment of Simon Thrower, who joined the firm as a partner
Move of the week
Former attorney general Peter Goldsmith QC has been named co-managing partner of Debevoise & Plimpton’s London office.
London has been the focus for Dundas & Wilson in its recruitment and promotions over the past few years.
Consistent promotions keep Berwin Leighton Paisner’s London office buoyant, while international hiring continues apace