Hewitsons to merge with City firm Moorhead James in £16m tie-up

22-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Cambridge firm Hewitsons will merge with City firm Moorhead James after both partnerships voted in favour of the tie-up earlier in June.

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German firms Arnecke Siebold and Sibeth set for September merger

19-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

German-based firms Arnecke Siebold and Sibeth have announced they are to merge and form Arnecke Sibeth on 1 September.


Eversheds brings Germany into LLP fold with full merger

11-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Eversheds has merged with its German arm, Heisse Kursawe Eversheds, over a year after first mooting a full tie-up between Germany and the UK-headquartered LLP.


Weightmans set to enter Leeds with Ford & Warren bolt-on

8-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Weightmans is set to expand into Leeds after announcing formal merger negotiations with local firm Ford & Warren, bringing turnover close to the £100m mark.


Cartwright King moves North West through Garstangs merger

28-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Cartwright King has announced it has merged with Garstangs Burrows Bussin as the firm looks to gain a presence in the North West.


Shakespeares and SGH Martineau confirm June merger

22-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Midlands firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau have confirmed they will complete their merger on 15 June, less than three months after the two announced they were in talks.


Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins split to form new alliances

19-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Pan-Baltic firms Lawin and Raidla Lejins & Norcous have both split up, with the two reforming to establish new alliances spanning the region.

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Hogan Lovells executive manager May joins 42 Bedford Row chambers as CEO

24-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

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Webber Wentzel's Sally Hutton: We want to be the dominant South African law firm

27-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Lawyer’s Africa Elite report is published on Monday (30 March). Ahead of that the first-ever managing partner of Webber Wentzel, one of South Africa’s oldest and largest firms, unveils her plans for the future.

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BLP's outgoing managing partner Eisenberg wins senior partner role

26-Mar-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Berwin Leighton Paisner managing partner Neville Eisenberg has been appointed in an uncontested election to a four-year term as the firm’s senior partner, effective from 1 May.

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Thomson Snell & Passmore sees double-digit growth as revenue hits £16.8m

29-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Thomson Snell & Passmore has seen turnover increase by 11 per cent, from £15.25m to £16.8m in the 2014/15 financial year.


Aaron & Partners grows revenue by 9.1 per cent in 2014/15 thanks to renewable energy push

26-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Aaron & Partners has posted a 9.1 per cent increase in revenue from £7.26m to £7.92m in 2014/15, following increased work in the renewable energy market.


Knights to open office in Derby after doubling turnover to £20m in 2014/15

25-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Private-equity backed firm Knights is set to open a Derby office in August following the doubling of its turnover to a projected £20m in 2014/15.

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Danger 2.0: cultural strategies for outsmarting the hackers

11-May-2015 | By Jonathan Ames

As hackers grow more sophisticated, a high-profile cyber breach at a firm is a matter of when not if. How can lawyers minimise risk and manage clients’ increasing demands?

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Hot 100: management roundtable – Who dares, wins

13-Apr-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

The legal market is having to adjust to a rapid pace of change, but there’s all to play for if you’re willing to break the mould. A selection of this year’s Hot 100 tell us their game plan.

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Referral relationships: making the link

6-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Travers’ determination to stay independent was once seen as its Achilles heel. But maybe it was ahead of its time.

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