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Hot 100 alumni: Ross Allardice, partner, White & Case

21-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ross Allardice is one of four partners in White & Case’s London office who are helping to build up the firm’s private equity practice.

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Where next for Gowling WLG?

27-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots.


The Lawyer roundtable: How innovation can make firms better and faster


Some firms and in-house legal teams have used the resources squeeze of recent years as a chance to redesign their systems for efficiency, using process control methods borrowed from business.


Asia-Pacific 150: local firms' expansion accelerates as China dominates


International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.

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Southern exposure: Latin America and investor interest


Latin America is an area of immense interest for investors, especially from the US, and this is translating into work for lawyers.

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Dewey criminal trial: executives cleared on falsifying records charges

8-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The executives of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have been cleared of multiple criminal charges related to the largest collapse of a law firm in history.

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Three Crowns' PEP skyrockets to £1.6m in first year of trading

8-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Arbitration boutique Three Crowns (3C) has seen average profit per equity partner (PEP) soar in its first year of business to between £1.3m and £1.6m, with its seven equity partners’ take home pay now rivalling that of magic circle plateau partners.

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Another blow for VW as Quinn Emanuel retained on €4bn shareholder claim

7-Oct-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Litigation funder Bentham has retained Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to bring a shareholder claim against Volkswagen in Germany that could top €4bn.

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