Cat Griffiths index

KWM’s resurgence will be built on real estate

27-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Eye-catching defections tend to be from corporate or finance departments, so it was a nice change for us to report last week a notable news story in real estate, a practice area that – outside magic circle firms’ covert downsizing – rarely sees dramatic team moves.

Nicky Richmond

Last day at MIPIM

13-Mar-2015

Apologies for lateness today. Anyone at MIPIM will understand why. Frankly, you’re lucky to be getting a blog at all.

Nick Ellis

Thursday - Day 3

12-Mar-2015

It’s Thursday, and it has been a busy few days, Wednesday was the usual hectic mix of meetings and parties; this year I preferred Uber to using my legs to get from the Martinez to the Raddison Blu.

Cannes

MIPIM Day 3

12-Mar-2015

There was many a bleary eye this morning as day three of MIPIM got started…albeit slowly.

Olaf Schmidt

MIPIM Day 2

11-Mar-2015

If yesterday was a chance for everyone to settle in, then day two of MIPIM is already living up to its reputation of being the busiest of the week.

City Gherkin

Former Lend Lease EMEA GC Gloyens re-emerges as a partner at Michelmores

29-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Former Lend Lease EMEA general counsel Patrick Gloyens has joined Michelmores as a real estate partner. 

Berlin

Orrick shuts down Berlin and Frankfurt offices leaving future of five partners unclear

28-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is shutting down its Frankfurt and Berlin offices to concentrate its German presence on Düsseldorf and Munich.

property monopoly hotel

Weil Gotshal and McDermott advise on Barclay brothers' Claridges sale

24-Apr-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Weil Gotshal & Manges and McDermott Will & Emery have acted on the Barclay brothers’ sale of Claridges, the Berkeley and the Connaught to Qatar-owned Constellation Hotels, ending years of litigation concerning the ownership of the hotels.