Garrigues looks to South America for relief from home market gloom
US-firm Edwards Wildman is to open an office in Istanbul through an association with Turkish M&A firm Ismen, months after the two firms worked together on a £36m deal.
Europe’s largest law firm, Garrigues, is quitting the Latin American alliance it founded in 2004 in order to launch its own offices on the continent.
Linklaters Washington DC tax partner Joseph Pari has left for KPMG, roughly a year after moving to the magic circle firm ahead of the collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Linklaters has added two partners to its nascent Washington DC office with the hire of Bingham McCutchen tax duo David Brockway and Jasper Howard.
The arrival of Texas firm Andrews Kurth in the UK proves how busy the oil and gas market has become. But the sector’s high level of activity has caught the eye of the European Commission
US firms are on a hiring drive to gain clout in London and boost their English law capabilities, and the tactic is paying off
New boss Tom Reid is taking Davis Polk down a path that calls longstanding links into question, including those with Slaughter and May
The flurry of deals undertaken by private equity giant Carlyle this year has provided rich picking for a number of big firms
Vereins may be the structure du jour, but Reed Smith’s unified compensation system helped make its merger with Richards Butler one of the smoothest ever