Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group members Coulson Harney and East African Law Chambers (EALC) have expanded their teams with a total of five lateral partner hires.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer managing partner David Aitman and corporate chief Edward Braham are “taking on Wall Street” and want the US market to think of them a part of an international elite instead of the magic circle.
Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer took the key roles on Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC’s acquisition of a stake in RAC.
German firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek has picked up the Stuttgart office of Nabarro alliance partner GSK Stockmann & Kollegen, adding eight partners to its ranks.
King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin’s (KWMSJB) former corporate chief Steven Davis is set to leave the firm, to join Proskauer’s City base.
Bread brand Hovis has established its own legal team headed by former Premier Foods counsel Helen Selby.
Slaughter and May and Hogan Lovells were key advisers on Mothercare’s £100m rights issue which was announced yesterday (23 September).
Wonga’s first-ever general counsel Lucy Vernall has left the company for internet lender Funding Circle, months after Wonga was forced to pay £2.6m in compensation for sending debt collection letters from fake law firms.
Alibaba landed on the New York Stock Exchange with an almighty thump last Friday (19 September), becoming the largest initial public offering (IPO) of all time.
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Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights
Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue
The much anticipated tie-up between Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Bingham McCutcheon’s London office closes only one chapter of speculation over the fate of the US firm.
Asset management and funds boutique MJ Hudson has launched in Hong Kong, creating the firm’s third office alongside London and Jersey.