CMS has appointed 39 partners across Europe and the Middle East as part of its promotions round, 18 (49 per cent) of which are women.
PayPal has appointed Nokia chief legal officer Louise Pentland as its general counsel following the online payments company’s split from eBay this month.
M&A activity offshore rose to record levels in 2014, with aggregate deal value up 63 per cent compared to 2013 and deal volume at the third-highest in the last decade.
Asia Pacific News
Paul Hastings, Norton Rose Fulbright and Ropes & Gray are among five firms providing advice on the acquisition of entertainment production company Cirque Du Soleil by a conglomerate of investors.
Middle East News
DLA Piper has confirmed its second office in Saudi Arabia will open in Jeddah this year, with plans to launch a third by the end of 2015.
Suspended Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Peter Gray will take his fight against the ruling that he deliberately misled the High Court to the Court of Appeal (CoA).