The debate around Berwin Leighton Paisner managing partner Neville Eisenberg’s replacement is hotting up with three partners including corporate head David Collins thought to be early contenders.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has suffered another departure from its Asian practice, with Tokyo corporate and M&A head James Robinson defecting to Morrison & Foerster (MoFo).
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is leading negotiations for BT on a £12.5bn deal to acquire telecoms operator EE, whose joint owners Orange and Deutsche Telekom are being represented by Norton Rose Fulbright and Clifford Chance.
Sidley Austin has made up two lawyers to its London office in its boosted 2014 promotions round, which saw 32 lawyers added to its ranks including four in Europe.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has named retail sector group head Claire Wills as co-head of its financial institutions group (FIG) to replace banking partner Sean Pierce.
CMS and Pinsent Masons have taken key roles on the £224.1m acquisition of Scotland’s second-largest covered shopping centre, The Centre in Livingston, by HSBC Alternative Investments.
As we hurtle towards the end of 2014, it looks as if it could be a record year for the amount of cash raised by companies joining the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has announced the hire of corporate heavyweight Olivier Diaz from French firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has promoted lawyer and current head of enforcement Tracey McDermott as part of a structural overhaul after admitting its supervision function was “under strain”.
Supreme Court rules even royalty must sign own disclosure statement and weighs in on question of relief from sanctions download subscription
The Supreme Court has for the first time addressed the question of post-Mitchell relief from sanctions in the recent case of HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Mishal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud v Apex Global Management Ltd and anor.
M&A Diligence: time-limited obligation to resolve a dispute by friendly discussions found to be enforceable download subscription
Care should be taken when inserting clauses into acquisition agreements that require parties to speak to each other to resolve problems.
M&A Diligence: it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas bonus time download subscription
A truncated due diligence exercise, however time-efficient, can lead to unexpected exposure for purchasers.
In the past, HM Treasury has tended to turn to the likes of Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Slaughter and May for its legal advice.
Western sanctions are making life tough for Russia’s companies and lawyers, so they are forging new links in the East
Several billion-dollar deals and a number of landmark cases characterised workflows for offshore firms in the third quarter of 2014
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
Simmons & Simmons has announced plans to launch a five-partner office in Luxembourg to capitalise on the jurisdiction’s funds industry.
CVC Capital Partners general counsel Richard Perris is swapping roles to head the legal department at sister company CVC Credit Partners.
Channel Islands firms Mourant Ozannes and Ogier have each hired a senior Jersey funds lawyer from the other firm.