Mark Shepherd from Paul Hastings

Moves: 30 March 2015

30-Mar-2015

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Wilkinson

Moves: 23 March 2015

23-Mar-2015

Cooleyhas hired life sciences partner John Wilkinson to join its London office. Former Reed Smithpartner Wilkinson was in this year’s The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list for his work advising Bavarian Nordic on its licence to supply an Ebola vaccine in Africa. 

Europe

European moves: 19 March 2015

19-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

Arthur Artinian

Moves: 16 March 2015

16-Mar-2015

K&L Gates has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Arthur Artinian to join its London IP practice. Artinian, who is dual-qualified in the UK and Australia, is expected to play a key role in London, advising on UK, European and multi-jurisdictional ...

Mark Lewis

Moves: 9 March 2015

9-Mar-2015

 London-based Seddons has hired libel and defamation lawyer Mark Lewis as a partner. Lewis joined from Taylor Hampton, where he was known for his work on behalf of clients involved in the recent phone-hacking scandal. He has 25 years of experience working on libel, privacy, confidentiality, reputation management and intellectual property matters.

Europe

European moves: 5 March 2015

5-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

Richard Price

Moves: 2 March 2015

2-Mar-2015

Winston & Strawn IP head Richard Price has joined Olswang as head of IP arbitration in the firm’s London office. Price is a patent and trademark litigator and a qualified arbitrator, and joined alongside IP partner Gareth Morgan and two associates.

Rattray

Moves: 23 February 2015

23-Feb-2015

Gateley has hired Craig Rattray to join the firm’s commercial, technology and media team in London. Rattray joins from Olswang where he was a commercial partner, advising clients across a number of practice areas including commercial, regulatory, corporate finance and tax

Europe

European moves: 19 February 2015

19-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

Bryson

Moves: 16 February 2015

16-Feb-2015

Patent and trademark firm JA Kemp has appointed IP litigator Alan Bryson as head of its litigation group. He joins from Wilberforce Chambers, where he was a barrister. Before being called to the bar in 2004, he was an IP partner with Clifford Chance ...

Danagher

Moves: 9 February 2015

9-Feb-2015

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DAC Beachcroft departures stack up in Madrid

6-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Longstanding DAC Beachcroft (DACB) Madrid lead partner Pablo Wesolowski has left the firm to join 11 former colleagues at Rousaud Costas Duran (RCD).

Europe

European moves: 5 February 2015

5-Feb-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

Education and training

Student

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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SRA may scrap trainee rules, allowing recruitment at any age

4-Mar-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is considering withdrawing from the Graduate Recruitment Code, as governed by the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS).

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The in-house interview: EDF Energy’s legal team

9-Feb-2015 | By Kate Beioley

After a surge of activity including a restructure that scattered legal services across the business and deep cuts to the panel roster, the EDF Energy team say they are the stronger for it.

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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.

Liverpool

DWF cuts 26 jobs in Liverpool

31-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has made 15 secretaries, six solicitors, four paralegals, and one analyst from its fraud, intelligence and motor teams redundant following a consultation that kicked off in June.

Croydon

Parabis cuts 24 claimant fee earner roles in Croydon

22-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Parabis has cut 24 fee earner roles from its Croydon-based claimant firm Cogent Law.

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Parabis closes Bristol and Colchester offices

1-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Parabis has decided to close its offices in Bristol and Colchester following a 40-day consultation, with 41 staff affected.

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