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

Move of the week Millar

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.

Europe

European moves: 27 November 2014

27-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

Vanderspar

Moves: 17 November 2014

17-Nov-2014

Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as London tax head. Vanderspar was at BLP ...

Addleshaws

Addleshaw Goddard loses insurance litigation chief Leedham to Mishcon

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard’s insurance litigation head Richard Leedham is the latest partner to resign in a year characterised by high-profile exits from the firm.

Hong Kong

Simmons adds Edwards Wildman partner in Hong Kong

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Simmons & Simmons has picked up Edwards Wildman Palmer insurance partner Martin Lister in Hong Kong.

Europe

European moves: 13 November 2014

13-Nov-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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

Geffen

Moves: 10 November 2014

10-Nov-2014

Private equity heavyweight Charlie Geffen has moved to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in a bid to enhance the firm’s English law capabilities. He was formerly senior partner at Ashurst, the firm at which he trained.

eversheds

Eversheds appoints new London tax head

7-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as its new London tax head following the departure of Clive Jones.

Battle

Stewarts appoints PwC lawyer as first tax litigation chief

6-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Litigation boutique Stewarts Law has appointed partner David Pickstone from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Legal to head its new tax litigation 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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