The Lawyer’s new China Elite report contains the most detailed research available on the PRC legal market and contains unparalleled insight into the country's leading law firms. They vary in size, practice focus and geographic coverage, but they all share one common quality – ambition... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
In a statement, Simpson Thacher’s London managing partner Gregory Conway said: “His mergers and acquisitions experience, particularly in private equity related transactions, complements that of our outstanding team in London.”
The hire is another significant one for Simpson Thacher in the City and marks the further expansion of its English law capabilities. In 2009 the firm made a major English-law hire when it took Clifford Chance corporate star Adam Signy (5 May 2009).
This was followed in 2010 with the hire of fellow Clifford Chance partner Jason Glover, a private equity expert who joined the US firm to launch a UK funds practice (20 July 2010).