Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has hired two corporate partners from Ashurst’s Australia and Japanese offices.
Norton Rose Fulbright has re-elected Peter Martyr as its global chief executive for his fifth three-year term, as of 1 January 2015.
Edward Wildman Palmer’s London head Nick Bolter no longer has a formal stake in managing the firm’s City base.
Allen & Overy is set to take home the lion’s share of £9.8m in legal fees for its advice to Tui AG on its bumper merger with its FTSE 100 subsidiary Tui Travel.
Stephenson Harwood has taken a lead role advising the developer of a long-awaited $2.5bn (£1.55bn) real estate and tourism development project in Oman.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Macfarlanes and Forsters are among the firms to advise on the rescue of the Monarch Group by investment firm Greybull Capital.
CVC has turned to long-standing adviser Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has for its €700m (£551m) acquisition of Helsinki-based Paroc.
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Following the record-setting IPO of Alibaba, Jack Ma is now a global business icon.
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