Run of corporate exits continue at Clydes as Tromans jumps ship to Willkie Farr

1-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Clyde & Co has lost its third corporate partner in four months, as Andy Tromans leaves the firm’s insurance group for Willkie Farr & Gallagher.


Europe moves: 1 October 2015

1-Oct-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

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Moves: 28 September

28-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Watson Farley & Williams has hired maritime partner Joe McGladdery, who joins from Wikborg Rein.


Linklaters PE team forced to regroup again after yet another US raid

24-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

The Linklaters private equity heavyweight parachuted in following the departure of Ian Bagshaw to White & Case is set to exit for Kirkland & Ellis.

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Hogan Lovells energy partner joins Nekton Group as first GC

22-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Hogan Lovells has lost corporate finance and energy partner David Levin to Nekton Group, where he is set to become the company’s first general counsel.

Moves: 21 September

21-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Olswang ’s former head of corporate Fabrizio Carpanini is joining Dorsey & Whitney as a partner in London.


European moves: 17 September 2015

17-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

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

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HSF capital markets duo exit for Gibson Dunn

14-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Herbert Smith Freehills’ (HSF) global head of capital markets Steve Thierbach is joining Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in London, along with fellow partner Chris Haynes. 


Moves: 14 September 2015


Pattie Walsh has joined Bird & Bird as a partner in its global employment group.


Flybe GC packs bags for LawBite

9-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Flybe’s general counsel and company secretary Annelie Carver has left the low-cost airline for legal service provider LawBite.


Shearman & Sterling hires Freshfields M&A telecoms co-head

7-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Shearman & Sterling has made its fourth M&A partner hire this year in the form of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s telecommunications, media and technology co-head Frank Miller. 


Moves: 7 September 2015


Ropes & Gray has hired McDermott Will & Emery partner Rohan Massey to lead its privacy and data security practice in the City.


Reed Smith adds three partners in Asia and mulls Singapore local law move

3-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Reed Smith has hired one partner from Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) in Hong Kong and further two local partners in Singapore, as it looks closely at gaining Singaporean local law capability.

Education and training


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.


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.


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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Fasken Martineau launches consultation to cut 70 roles in London

2-Oct-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Fasken Martineau is in the midst of an internal consultation that could see it cut 70 positions from its London office to “refocus” its operation in the UK.


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.


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.


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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