Dundas & Wilson has promised nine partners guaranteed remuneration of £280,000 ahead of its proposed merger with CMS Cameron McKenna, the Lawyer understands.
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Midlands-based HCB Solicitors has pulled out of talks to rescue Linder Myers as administration still looms for the ailing Manchester-based practice.
Dentons has unveiled a mass restructure for its UKMEA LLP following its 2013 tripartite merger, bringing its list of practice and sector groups under five new divisional heads.
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Irwin Mitchell has acquired the former recoveries arm of defunct Manchester-based Halliwells, HL Interactive, in a deal that completed on Friday (28 February).
Bircham Dyson Bell is to merge with four-partner private client boutique Ambrose Appelbe, adding around £2m to its top line.
Weightmans has appointed Alison Littley, the former chief executive of public sector procurement agency Buying Solutions, as its first non-executive director.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has unveiled plans to boost gender diversity across the firm by targeting a 30 per cent female partnership, setting an interim goal of 25 per cent within the next three years.
Ailing Manchester firm Linder Myers is close to completing a deal with consultancy Assure Law to restructure its debt.
Benelux firm Stibbe has announced a 7 per cent increase in turnover for the 2013 year, with revenue rising from €127m in 2012 to €136m (£113.8m).
Slaughter and May best friend Uría Menéndez has reported the strongest figures of all the big four Spanish firms, hitting a revenue rise of 2.9 per cent for 2013.
Weil Gotshal & Manges’ London office generated £73m last year, posting a 4.2 per cent growth for 2013.
Shanghai’s ground-breaking Pilot Free Trade Zone could mark the beginning of the long-awaited liberalisation of China’s legal services sector.
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