Neville Eisenberg eyes Slaughters

Fresh evidence that Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is remoulding itself in to a mini-me version of Slaughter and May.

First came the spiralling profits, then the Law Firm of the Year Award at The Lawyer Awards, followed by the ‘best friends’ international policy. And then BLP managing partner Neville Eisenberg upped the ante. And this is where it gets a little bit Fatal Attraction.

Eisenberg has followed up the hire of Slaughters Paris partner Antoine-Audoin Maggiar by actually moving in upstairs from Slaughters and its best friends in Brussels [see story]. If that’s not scary, stalker behaviour…