Now Dentons may be in the frame to take a chunk of the dissolved firm on board. The multi-verein firm, which generates around a third of its revenue from the US and famously likes to describe itself as ‘polycentric’, is thought to be in the running to pick up around 40 lawyers from Heenan Blaikie.
Elsewhere in the world US firms just keep on growing. Jones Day’s push outside its natural US borders continued this week in London with the high-profile hire of Berwin Leighton Paisner restructuring head while don’t miss our exclusive interview with Cooley CEO Joe Conroy, who is happy to drop hints about his firm’s plans for the UK.
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