Cuts and Redundancies
Parabis has cut 24 fee earner roles from its Croydon-based claimant firm Cogent Law.
Parabis has decided to close its offices in Bristol and Colchester following a 40-day consultation, with 41 staff affected.
Hill Dickinson has cut 40 roles and made two redeployments to other parts of the firm following a 30-day consultation that kicked off on 21 July.
DAC Beachcroft cut a total of 62 jobs across the business last month following a redundancy consultation that kicked off in May.
Ashurst plans to cut its out-of-hours support staff base by half, in a move intended to improve efficiency.
On the move
Kaye Scholer has hired Philip Perrotta as a partner in London to lead the office’s aviation finance and leasing practice. He was formerly global head of aviation finance at Clyde & Co, which he joined in 2006, becoming head of aviation finance five years later.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
Gunnercooke has hired former Nationwide general counsel Liz Kelly as a partner in its corporate group. She has also taken on the role of organisational and performance director for the London team.
Bingham McCutchen project finance and structured finance partner Elisabeth Baltay has joined US firm King & Spalding after weeks of indecision following the move of most of Bingham’s London office to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Edwards Wildman Palmer corporate partner Niall McAlister has joined Olswang as a partner in its life sciences practice.