Dentons has opened its first office in Italy with the hire of 21 lawyers, eight of whom have joined from DLA Piper.
Weir Group’s general counsel and company secretary Keith Ruddock is to retire from the Scottish engineering company at the end of 2015.
Hogan Lovells has lost corporate finance and energy partner David Levin to Nekton Group, where he is set to become the company’s first general counsel.
Angola and Mozambique are developing fast in a variety of practice areas and industry sectors, as Asian investors set the pace.
A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.
This week’s most-read briefings writers from TheLawyer.com are drawn from the energy sector. The following excerpts cover pirates, North Sea oil and fracking.