Hopper

Moves: 19 January 2015

26-Jan-2015

Ropes & Gray has hired Allen & Overy partner Carol Hopper to join its global real estate practice in London.

Europe

European moves: 22 January 2015

22-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

London

Irwin Mitchell's former London head of corporate leaves for Fox Williams

20-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Irwin Mitchell former London head of corporate Andrew Woolf has left the firm to join Fox Williams in London.

London

DWF bulks up City corporate and banking teams with DLA, Ince hires

14-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has appointed Ince & Co head of corporate insurance Richard Britain and DLA Piper banking partner Christian Francis in London.

Gillespie

Moves: 12 January 2015

12-Jan-2015

Kirkland & Ellis debt finance partner Stephen Gillespie is leaving the firm to join Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, to become the Californian firm’s fifth high-profile recruit in the last year. He makes the move after eight years at

Europe

European moves: 8 January 2015

8-Jan-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

birmingham

Shakespeares hires former Wragge & Co real estate chief

8-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Midlands-based Shakespeares has hired former Wragge & Co real estate boss Adrian Bland as head of commercial real estate in Birmingham. 

London

Fried Frank bulks up private equity practice with O'Melveny hire

7-Jan-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has hired O’Melveny & Myers partner Daniel Oates to join its London M&A and private equity practice. 

Europe

European moves: 11 December 2014

11-Dec-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

Millar

Moves: 8 December 2014

8-Dec-2014

Gavin Millar QC has joined

London

Irwin Mitchell appoints head of pensions from DWF

3-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Irwin Mitchell has appointed DWF’s pensions head Martin Jenkins to lead its national pensions practice from London. 

bristol

DAC Beachcroft and DWF bulk up with team hires in Bristol

3-Dec-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DAC Beachcroft and DWF have both made team hires in Bristol, with the latter swooping on Greenwoods for a second time after Parabis closed its office in the city.

Gough

Moves: 1 December 2014

1-Dec-2014

Reed Smith has recruited DLA Piper partner and former tax head Simon Gough to its partnership. He joins the firm’s tax, benefits and wealth planning group.

Education and training

Nottingham law fair

Law fairs 2014: what the millennial generation is thinking

3-Dec-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Students are more prepared than ever, with first-years barely shaking off Freshers flu before throwing themselves into law firm events.

trainee

American trainee-frenzy sweeps City

29-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

US firms indulge in London hiring binge, but Mayer Brown bucks the trend

trainee

ULaw strikes back after CC snub

8-Sep-2014 | By Richard Simmons

Clifford Chance becomes the latest firm to drop ULaw for BPP as its LPC provider

trainees

Trainees: to have and to hold

1-Sep-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Three of the five top UK firms ramp up their trainee retention rates

ashurst

Ashurst boosts trainee and NQ pay following two-year pay freeze

16-May-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst has broken its two-year pay freeze for London-based trainees and newly-qualified lawyers, upping its junior pay bands by up to 3.3 per cent.

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Cut and redundancies

freight transport ship ocean

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.

clifton suspension bridge brunel

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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