The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... 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.
The move follows the exit of former competition head Tom Usher, who rejoined SJ Berwin just 18 months after leaving the City firm for Dundas.
It leaves Taylor Wessing with just one competition partner, Martin Baker, in London.
Taylor Wessing senior partner Martin Winter said, “Peter feels his career can be best pursued in another home. We genuinely wish him very well.”
Willis has been a partner at Taylor Wessing for five years. He said he was attracted by the “fantastic opportunity and great challenge” to lead the team, which currently features two associates, at Dundas.
He will be based in London but divide his time between the capital and Dundas’s offices in Scotland. Willis joins Dundas on 7 August.