Insurance firm Ince & Co is discreetly sounding out firms for a possible tie-up, The Lawyer understands.
US employment giant Littler Mendelson has acquired German employment boutique Vangard as its first foothold in Europe.
London firm Gordon Dadds will acquire Jeffrey Green Russell (JGR) following a pre-pack administration.
Pitmans has acquired City-based Calverts Solicitors, adding £1m to its top line and taking headcount to over 250.
West End firm Jeffrey Green Russell (JGR) has filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator, according to court documents seen by The Lawyer.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has called all partners into a mandatory meeting set to take place at 11.30am PST (6.30pm GMT) on Monday (28 September), The Lawyer understands.
Baltics firm Cobalt has announced it is merging with the Baltics offices of Borenius in a the latest stage of a major shake-up of the legal market in the region.
The creditors of liquidated firm Manches are seeking legal advice to bring a judicial review of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) handling of the liquidation after being left with a £4.2m shortfall in tax receipts.
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has reviewed its UK partnership with up to 15 partners to depart the firm with immediate effect.
Hogan Lovells executive manager Neil May has been appointed chief executive of common law set 42 Bedford Row following a unanimous vote by the chambers’ executive board.
German firm Luther has announced a 6 per cent rise in global turnover, from €114m to €121m (£90m) in the last financial year.
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.
Dechert has posted a 5 per cent increase in its UK profits despite turnover falling 1.6 per cent to £67m.
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