King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has replaced Clifford Chance as principal legal adviser to the AA following a corporate panel review that took effect on 1 January.
Mayer Brown has hired two senior corporate partners for its Paris office, including Davis Polk & Wardwell’s first-ever non-US qualified hire Arnaud Pérès.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has regained top spot in worldwide deal rankings, advising on the greatest volume and value of M&A transactions for the first quarter of 2014, with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer maintaining its place at the top of the European and UK table.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have advised on Asia’s largest bond offering so far this year, the $5bn (£3.3bn) bond offering by state-owned Malaysian company Petronas.
CMS Hasche Sigle has become the fourth firm to hire a partner from Clifford Chance in Germany, picking up capital markets partner Wolfgang Richter.
Slaughter and May and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton have advised GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on the sale of a £574m stake in South African drug manufacturer Aspen.
Firms including Macfarlanes, Nabarro and Travers Smith have won roles on the listing of bar chain Revolution on the London Stock Exchange.
The head of Linklaters’ Asia-based US securities practice has quit the firm to join magic circle rival Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Jones Day has announced plans to open its seventeenth US office, in Detroit, led by Chicago-based M&A partner Timothy Melton, who is taking on the role of managing partner.
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