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
Linklaters Hong Kong corporate partner Samantha Thompson has become one of the latest partners to leave the magic circle firm’s Asia base, as she takes on an in-house role at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in London.
Osborne Clarke partner James Mullock has joined Bird & Bird as a partner in its international privacy and data protection group in London.
Pinsent Masons ’ head of real estate litigation Stuart Wortley has joined Eversheds as a partner in London.
Clyde & Co has lost its third corporate partner in four months, as Andy Tromans leaves the firm’s insurance group for Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.