Addleshaw Goddard private equity partner Ben Rodham has quit the firm for Shearman & Sterling, less than two years after joining from Linklaters.
Freshfields has continued its dramatic US hiring spree, adding Shearman & Sterling M&A lawyer Peter Lyons as co-head of its public M&A group.
Linklaters has named London litigation head Michael Bennett as its new global litigation head and put him in charge of a new standalone litigation team, condensing two executive committee roles into one.
Linklaters has named Stuart Bedford as its new London corporate head, replacing former head Sarah Wiggins just four months after she was put in post.
Shepherd & Wedderburn and TLT are understood to have replaced Eversheds and Pinsent Masons as the two firms in the running to become Heineken’s first sole adviser.
A raft of firms including Osborne Clarke, Shoosmiths and Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have played a role in Stagecoach South West Trains’ new contract to buy 30 new trains from manufacturer Siemens.
Jones Day has raided Paul Hastings for capital markets partner Neil Hamilton, who has left the firm after just two years at the practice.
Scotland’s top independent firms have pulled out of the recession in earnest in 2013/14, with the top 20 turning over a combined revenue of £438.2m, a rise of 8 per cent on £406.9m the previous year.
Jones Day has announced that three partners, two from General Electric (GE) and one from Shearman & Sterling, are set to join the firm’s M&A practice in its London and New York offices.
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