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

Move of the week

madrid spain

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.

Pinsent Masons

Pinsent Masons picks up energy team from Bond Dickinson

3-Feb-2015 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons has bulked up its global energy group with the addition of Bond Dickinson oil and gas specialist Paul McGoldrick in London and corporate partner Osama Hassan in Dubai.

Simon Hobday

Moves: 2 February 2015

2-Feb-2015

Move of the week Osborne Clarke has recruited Simon Hobday to boost its energy and utilities practice in London. He joins from 

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

Education and training

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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.

Gen Y

Recruiting Generation Y

2-Feb-2015 | By Richard Simmons, Becky Waller-Davies

Generation Y law students have distinct career priorities and progressive values. They aren’t seduced by traditional recruitment campaigns, which has prompted a flurry of firm branding overhauls – with varying success.

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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

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Cut and redundancies

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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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