DWF is to take a team from DLA Piper following the latter’s wide-reaching restructuring, with a three-person corporate team in Edinburgh resigning to join the expansive firm.
Mills & Reeve is taking a nine-strong insurance team from DLA Piper headed by the firm’s Birmingham insurance head Alan Jacobs.
There’s more to Ashurst’s Scottish venture than a quest for the lowest cost
Macfarlanes has continued its recent uptick in lateral partner hiring by taking on Shearman & Sterling real estate specialist Clare Breeze.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC) has announced a revenue increase of more than 20 per cent from £68m in 2011/12 to £82.1m at the end of 2012/13.
Redundancies are sweeping the legal industry as firms of all sizes adjust to a world of permanent price pressure - and partners are no longer secure in ivory towers
London has a deserved reputation as an axis for arbitral excellence, but reputation alone will not ensure its continued supremacy. By Khawar Qureshi
As private equity house Apax embarks on its search for a general counsel, the sector’s lawyers are abuzz with who might land the plum in-house role.
The crisis among financial institutions has created a dearth of groundbreaking and unique work for banking and finance lawyers, much of it coming from the regulators.
US firms prefer high-status locations in the City; UK firms, though, are getting better value out of their properties.