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Littler opens in Europe with German employment boutique bolt-on

5-Oct-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

US employment giant Littler Mendelson has acquired German employment boutique Vangard as its first foothold in Europe.

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Dentons opens in Italy with 21-lawyer team from DLA and employment boutique

5-Oct-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Dentons has opened its first office in Italy with the hire of 21 lawyers, eight of whom have joined from DLA Piper.

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Bird & Bird adds Asia employment partner in London

1-Sep-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Bird & Bird has appointed former DLA Piper Asia Pacific and London head of employment Pattie Walsh as a partner in London.


GMB hires Leigh Day for employment action against Uber

29-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Transport workers’ union the GMB has instructed Leigh Day to bring an employment claim against taxi-booking service Uber, arguing that it is in breach of a duty to provide drivers with basic employment rights.


DLA appoints first UK managing partner from outside the City

14-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

 DLA Piper has appointed Sandra Wallace as its UK managing partner to take over from Mark O’Conor on 1 August.


Sainsbury's instructs TLT to defend equal pay claim by Leigh Day

14-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Sainsbury’s has instructed TLT to defend it in an equal pay battle brought by four female shopfloor workers.


Morgan Lewis scoops up three K&L Gates partners in London as part of finance push

9-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has added to its global transactions services team in London with the hires of finance partners Matthew Duncan, Julian Goodman and Paul Matthews from K&L Gates.

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Spring Law merges with employment firm Ferguson Solicitors

1-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

West End firm Spring Law has acquired London employment boutique Ferguson Solicitors, giving it a combined turnover of £5m.

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