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Trowers & Hamlins has become the first firm to be granted a qualified foreign law firm licence in Malaysia after changes to the way foreign firms can practise in the country last June
Grimaldi Studio Legale has announced the hire of two prominent banking partners for its London office, former Clifford Chance CEO Michael Bray and Bonelli Erede Pappalardo’s Riccardo Sallustio. Bray was originally responsible for establishing the link between what was then Grimaldi e Associati and Clifford Chance in 1993. [continues]
Brought in to guide DLA Piper through a major strategic shake-up, Tony Angel was never going to win everyone’s favour, but what do the facts say about his legacy?
A group of 26 ex-Halliwells partners have instructed TLT to defend them in their battle with the defunct firm’s liquidators, which is seeking millions of pounds from them
Dentons and US firm McKenna Long & Aldridge have confirmed plans to merge this year, 18 months after previous negotiations between the firms fell through
DAC Beachcroft has appointed 15 lawyers to its partnership, including seven in Bristol where the firm has almost doubled its intake of partners.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has appointed 22 lawyers to its partnership worldwide, including nine women, in its largest promotions round in three years.
This year’s European Managing Partner of the Year, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ chairman Dimitry Afanasiev, opens up about the challenges affecting Russia and Ukraine.
Ashurst will receive a grant of £2.4m from Scottish Development International (SDI) for its low cost base in Glasgow, as the development agency steps up its efforts to attract law firms to the city to compete with Belfast’s offering.
The senior partner race at Freshfields will be fascinating to watch. The magic circle firm is widely recognised to be the only UK outfit to have built a credible top-level US presence, but with increasing competition among the global elite, the new senior partner will need to be an effective ambassador.