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King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin is to shut down its Berlin operations, as two of its three partners exit to launch their own boutique.
Dundas & Wilson has promised nine partners guaranteed remuneration of £280,000 ahead of its proposed merger with CMS Cameron McKenna, the Lawyer understands.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made up 15 new partners in its 2014 promotion round, creeping up slightly from last year’s low of 14.
Field Fisher Waterhouse has further bulked up its finance group with the hire of Simmons & Simmons partner Philip Abbott.
Offshore firm Ogier has sold its fiduciary business in a management buy-out backed by private equity company Electra Partners, which values the business at £180m.
Investment management company CBRE Global Investors has promoted its deputy EMEA general counsel Anja Ijlstra to the position of general counsel for the EMEA region.