Financial Services News
Ashurst’s low-cost support base in Scotland is to rejig its business model by adding at least two qualified lawyers to the office by the end of the year.
Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) increased its revenue in 2013/14 by 14.6 per cent last year, resulting in a jump in revenue from £102.1m to £117m.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has won its appeal against the stay in the high-cost fraud trial known as Operation Cotton, with the Court of Appeal (CoA) ruling that proceedings should resume.
Simmons & Simmons has made up eight to its partnership today, with 50 per cent of the new partners based in London.
Former Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) head of finance Matthew Kellett is leaving the firm to join accountancy and consulting giant EY as it ramps up its investment in the legal sector.
Macfarlanes has made up nine lawyers to partner in its largest-ever round of promotions, across a range of practice areas including corporate, funds and financial services.
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Finance Act 2014: beginning to put the pieces in place download subscription
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Raquel Agnello QC and Thomas Robinson report on the implications of a ruling that helps to clarify the relationship between the Upper Tribunal and the Pensions Regulator