The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. 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.
Sokolow Carreras & Associés in Paris has recruited Michel Caillard and Wahib Geagea as partner and of counsel respectively. Corporate partner Caillard joins after five years at Landwell, where he was a member of the worldwide executive committee and head of global M&A. International business law specialist Geagea, who began his career at Dewey Ballantine in Los Angeles, joins from McKay & Co in Paris.
Reed Smith has hired Gulay Mehmet as a senior associate in its UK immigration practice from Penningtons, where she headed the immigration team for five years.
New Zealand’s Chapman Tripp has promoted Wellington-based corporate specialist Andy Nicholls to partner, as well as appointing 11 new senior solicitors in its Wellington and Auckland offices.
Friedrich Merz, a partner at CBH Cornelius Bartenbach Haesemann & Partner and one of the best-known politicians of the post-war generation in Germany, will join Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw in January 2005 as a partner.