Cuts and Redundancies
Stephenson Harwood has axed 15 per cent of its secretarial jobs, as a result of a redundancy consultation which kicked off last month (5 February 2014).
Dentons Canada has picked up 46 lawyers from collapsed Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie, weeks after DLA Piper pulled out of a deal to acquire a 70-strong team.
Ince & Co has launched a redundancy consultation with 10 shipping and finance fee-earners and six secretarial staff.
Addleshaw Goddard has entered into redundancy talks with two associates in its Manchester-based employment team.
Gateley has revealed an £8m jump in profit after fully integrating the Manchester office of failed firm Halliwells in May 2012.
On the move
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.
Stephenson Harwood has appointed London-based partner Richard Parsons as its global head of aviation, succeeding Singapore-based Paul Ng who is joining Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy.
Move of the week
The last Singapore-based partner of Australian firm Allens, Marae Ciantar, has joined local firm Rajah & Tann to head its energy and resource practice.
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy is understood to be considering winding up its Hong Kong law practice, just three years after its launch in 2011.