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Clifford Chance and King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) have picked up top roles advising National Australia Bank (NAB) on its $5.5bn capital raising for a possible demerger from Clydesdale Bank
Ashurst has appointed London corporate partner James Wood from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was the partner in charge of the firm’s Australian relationships and a key player in the firm’s energy and mining team.
US firm Scott & Scott has officially partnered with McGuire Woods in the UK and instructed Serle Court’s Philip Marshall QC to take on Tesco in a group action on behalf of the supermarket giant’s shareholders.
Paul Hastings has hired King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) corporate partner Duncan Woollard to lead the firm’s private funds practice in London.
Kirkland & Ellis is understood to have lost three private funds partners to Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, less than a year after the firm’s London head Graham White made the same move.
Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.
Mothercare’s general counsel Tim Ashby is leaving the company in September for FTSE 100 real estate investment trust Land Securities.