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Hill Dickinson continues cuts with 30 redundancies announced

13-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Hill Dickinson has announced cuts will be made to its insurance teams across its London, Liverpool and Manchester offices.

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Exclusive: Redundancy consultation at Plexus Law to see mass exits by legal and support staff

7-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Plexus Law has launched its second large scale redundancy consultation in under a year, which is expected to affect the jobs of 80 legal secretaries and support staff and see up to 10 lawyers leaving the firm in May.

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Lloyds head of disputes exits as bank shakes up litigation team

20-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Lloyds Bank head of disputes Philippa Simmons has left the bank amid a shake-up of the in-house legal team that could see around 25 mid-level redundancies, The Lawyer can reveal.

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BLM launches new marine offering with Greenwoods team

6-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM has launched a new marine insurance team with the addition of legacy Greenwoods partner Gemma Pearce and two other fee-earners from Parabis’ defunct Bristol office.

London

Edwards Wildman set to make London redundancies as turbulence continues

4-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Edwards Wildman Palmer has entered a redundancy consultation, with a view to axing a small number of staff in London.

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Europe

European moves: 28 May 2015

28-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Moves: 25 May 2015

26-May-2015

Real estate partner Ranjeev Kumar has joined Watson Farley & Williams’ London office from Katten Muchin Rosenman.

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Fried Frank builds London finance team with Hogan Lovells hire

18-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Fried Frank is hiring a banking partner from Hogan Lovells to become the firm’s first head of finance in London. 

Europe

European moves: 14 May 2015

14-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Moves: 11 May 2015

11-May-2015

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Alison Brown as global head of practice for employment, pensions and incentives.

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Education and Training

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BLM instructed by London university in row over student occupation

14-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

University of the Arts London (UAL) has instructed BLM to take legal action against 15 of its students who continue to occupy a building in Central Saint Martins in King’s Cross.

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University of Law granted ABS licence, beating Nottingham Trent to the punch

27-Mar-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The University of Law has been granted an Altenative Business Structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Recruitment system is now at risk

9-Mar-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Last week’s news of SRA plans to withdraw from the Graduate Recruitment Code touched a nerve.

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“This will lead to paranoia among firms and automaton junior lawyers”: Profession responds angrily to SRA's plan to scrap trainee code

5-Mar-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The legal profession has reacted with anger at the SRA’s plans to withdraw from the Graduate Recruitment Code.

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