Aim-listed ABS Quindell has extended the exclusivity period relating to Slater & Gordon’s potential acquisition of its professional services division to 31 March 2015.
Slater & Gordon has confirmed it is merging with Welsh firms Leo Abse & Cohen and Walker Smith Way in the latest in a string of acquisitions.
The merger between Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer is less than a month old, but chair Jerry Clements’ term at the top has already stood the test of time.
CMS Cameron McKenna increased its net cash by 774 per cent in 2013/14, prior to its 1 May 2014 merger with Dundas & Wilson, the firm’s LLP accounts have shown.
CMS Cameron McKenna paid £2.3m to Dundas & Wilson prior to taking the firm over, with the cash being used to cover the cost of a pre-deal restructuring.
As many as 95 per cent of managing partners expect their firms to merge within the next decade, and 45 per cent of firms that have not secured a merger in the past five years would consider a tie-up before 2017, new research has revealed.
Slater & Gordon is in negotiations to buy an operating division of Aim-listed legal services provider Quindell, understood to be its legal services arm.
"It takes time to convince people to leave their comfort zone": Jim Learner talks Kirkland's big name hires
When Kirkland & Ellis’ London head Graham White quit the firm last October to join Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, there were a few names in the frame to succeed him.
Debevoise & Plimpton executive Howard Rosenberg has been appointed chief executive officer of legal professional services provider FRS Insight, owned by Fox Rodney Search.
Richard Susskind revealed his view of the future at the Global Law Summit this week. For many, it’s not pretty.
US firm Paul Hastings has posted a 6.3 per cent increase in revenue in its year-end financial results for 2014, growing from $941m to $1bn (£649m).
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has posted a revenue growth of 6 per cent to $1.47bn (£947m) in its year-end financial results.
Shearman & Sterling’s London office increased its revenue from $134.8m to $144.6m (£93.4m) in 2014, marking its fifth year of consecutive growth.
As the UK contract lawyers market goes into overdrive, the CEO of A&O’s flexible resourcing arm is staying ahead of the curve – watch out world.
Clifford Chance’s top of equity pay lags behind its peers yet partners have so far resisted change. They may not for much longer.
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