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.
Canada-headquartered Fasken Martineau has hired DMH Stallard’s London corporate head.
Stuart Hills joins Fasken Martineau as a banking and finance partner in the London office. He joins from DMH Stallard, where he had been a partner since 2010. Prior to that he was a partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges, having joined from O’Melveny & Myers in 2008 (21 April 2008). Before that, Hills was a senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Hills has experience acting for financial institutions, private equity sponsors and lenders and spend five years working as a banker at Standard Chartered Bank.
In a statement, Fasken Martineau regional managing partner Gary Howes said: “His talent will augment our growing banking practice. Attracting Stuart represents a significant opportunity for us as he brings with him considerable experience in the corporate and finance fields.”