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Pinsents makes up 15 to partner

31-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons has made up three women in a round of 15 partnership promotions that take effect on 1 May.


Stephenson Harwood re-appoints White as CEO

7-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Stephenson Harwood’s non-executive supervisory council has re-appointed Sharon White as chief executive officer (CEO) for a second three-year term.

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SJ Berwin eyes Riyadh launch post King & Wood Mallesons merger

28-Oct-2013 | By Yun Kriegler

SJ Berwin will open a second Middle East base in Riyadh following its merger with King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), which will go live on Friday (1 November).

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Herbert Smith relocates disputes partner Kehoe to Dubai

25-Apr-2013 | By Katy Dowell

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is to relocate disputes partner Caroline Kehoe from London to its United Arab Emirates (UAE) practice where she will be based in Dubai.

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Irwin Mitchell replaces Clifford Chance on Saudi princes' court battle

16-Apr-2013 | By Katy Dowell

Clifford Chance has been replaced by Irwin Mitchell in a High Court battle that two Saudi princes are attempting to keep out of the public eye by alleging it will damage relations between London and Riyadh.

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Limber up for the Africa play-offs

31-Mar-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

When The Lawyer was researching The Africa Elite, one of the questions we asked the continent’s top independent practices was which international firms they worked with or they would like to work with

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