Cuts and Redundancies
Fasken Martineau is in the midst of an internal consultation that could see it cut 70 positions from its London office to “refocus” its operation in the UK.
Shakespeare Martineau has announced a redundancy consultation that has put 45 jobs at risk.
Hill Dickinson has announced cuts will be made to its insurance teams across its London, Liverpool and Manchester offices.
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.
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.
On the move
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
Holman Fenwick Willan has hired trade finance partner Philip Prowse, who joins from the partnership at Clyde & Co.
Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) head of structured debt and capital markets Paul Severs is leaving the firm for Paul Hastings’ London office.
Baker & McKenzie commercial litigation partner Tom Cassels is leaving for Linklaters after 21 years at the US firm.
Hogan Lovells has hired three Latham & Watkins partners in Dubai, taking its total partner headcount in the city into double figures.