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Baker Botts takes China energy trio from Jones Day

2-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Baker Botts has undergone its biggest expansion in China since 2007 by hiring three energy partners from Jones Day’s Hong Kong office.

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Bird & Bird adds Asia employment partner in London

1-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Bird & Bird has appointed former DLA Piper Asia Pacific and London head of employment Pattie Walsh as a partner in London.

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Skadden's former private equity co-head Lascelles returns to Ashurst

25-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Ashurst has hired Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s former co-head of private equity Shaun Lascelles as a partner in its London office. 

Europe

European moves: 6 August 2015

6-Aug-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Asia moves: 3 August 2015

3-Aug-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Weil finance duo quits for Sidley Austin and Ropes

3-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Weil Gotshal & Manges finance partner Rupert Wall has left the firm for Sidley Austin, while Weil associate Chris McGarry has also departed for Ropes & Gray. 

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Moves: 3 August 2015

3-Aug-2015

All the latest partner hires and other appointments.

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MoFo takes litigation team from Winston & Strawn in Hong Kong

28-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has hired Winston & Strawn’s Asia litigation chair Adrian Yip as a partner, along with three associates.

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Moves: 27 July 2015

27-Jul-2015

Linklaters’ managing partner Simon Davies is stepping down from his role a year early to join Lloyds Banking Group as chief people, legal and strategy officer

Europe

European moves: 23 July 2015

23-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Fenwick & West adds team of three in Shanghai

22-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

US technology-focused law firm Fenwick & West has added three lawyers to its Shanghai office, including former Latham & Watkins partner Karen Yan.

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Asia moves: 20 July

20-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within firms and offices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Moves: 6 July 2015

13-Jul-2015

All the latest partner hires and other appointments. 

Education and training

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The in-house interview: Ofqual director of legal Natalie Prosser

20-Jul-2015 | By Richard Simmons

Every day is exam day for Ofqual’s director of legal Natalie Prosser, who has had to deal with regulatory infrastructure, litigation over grade boundaries, and building her own team.

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University of Law launches business school

2-Jul-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The University of Law has launched a business school, which will run undergraduate courses from this September.

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BLM instructed by London university in row over student occupation

14-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

University of the Arts London (UAL) has instructed BLM to take legal action against 15 of its students who continue to occupy a building in Central Saint Martins in King’s Cross.

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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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Shakespeare Martineau to cut 45 jobs three months after merger

27-Aug-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Shakespeare Martineau has announced a redundancy consultation that has put 45 jobs at risk.

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Hill Dickinson continues cuts with 30 redundancies announced

13-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Hill Dickinson has announced cuts will be made to its insurance teams across its London, Liverpool and Manchester offices.

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Exclusive: Redundancy consultation at Plexus Law to see mass exits by legal and support staff

7-May-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

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Lloyds head of disputes exits as bank shakes up litigation team

20-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

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.

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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.

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