Gibson Dunn's Geffen: US firms at point of no return

28-Aug-2015

Former Ashurst head Charlie Geffen oozes confidence about the prospects for building his City corporate finance team.

DLA Piper swoops on Eversheds Manchester for three-partner construction team

27-Aug-2015

DLA Piper has hired a specialist construction team of three partners from Eversheds only three years after the same team joined the firm from Addleshaw Goddard and legacy McGrigors

Barclays names Croxford as group deputy general counsel

26-Aug-2015

Barclays Bank has appointed Simon Croxford as general counsel for its Group Centre legal team, after the resignation of deputy group general counsel Michael Shaw in June

Macfarlanes reveals plans to develop South Africa base into client-facing office

25-Aug-2015

Macfarlanes has hinted that its South Africa base, which has been operating quietly for around 18 months, could become a fully-fledged client-facing office by the end of 2016

LND: CMS UK hits profits record following €100m tech-driven costs saving

24-Aug-2015

CMS’s UK arm has saved around €100m partly as a result of its move last month to new state-of-the-art headquarters at Cannon Place along with its business services deal with outsourced service provider Integreon

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Forty redundant as carve up of McClure Naismith gets underway

31-Aug-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

A total of 42 partners and staff of failed firm McClure Naismith have been left with no jobs to go to after the firm’s administrators worked to secure positions for the majority of the firm.

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Scotland’s McClure Naismith finally calls in administrators

28-Aug-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Scottish firm McClure Naismith has appointed administrators after several years of tumbling revenues meant it was no longer able to service its debt or other liabilities.

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Freshfields and Pinsents team up with Scottish firms for Total’s North Sea sale

28-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Pinsent Masons has advised energy company Total, as it sold £585m worth of North Sea midstream assets to North Sea Midstream Partners (NSMP), represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Shepherd & Wedderburn. 

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UK 200 series launches with new real estate-focused report

28-Aug-2015 | By Matt Byrne

On 14 September the first-ever UK 200 real estate report will be published, a groundbreaking research project that forms the first part of this year’s new UK 200 series.

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School’s out, but not for trailblazers

3-Aug-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Today’s issue is our last of the summer. Three weeks of summer sun with nothing to do but soak up the rays. Possibly.

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Agility is all

19-Aug-2015 | By Catrin Griffiths

Amid the clamour for work-life balance, law firms are responding with a series of flexible working policies that allow more people to work from home. And of course, with rents a major part of firms’ expenditure, it helps take the pressure off space requirements too. Will it soon become the norm?

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