Control of DAC Beachcroft is set to remain in the hands of legacy Beachcroft partners as two teams embark on presidential-style election campaigns, pitting the firm’s core insurance practice against its property team.
US firm Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff has received approval from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to launch a London office operating under an ABS licence.
A team of Hill Dickinson lawyers, including two partners, have left to start their own firm under the name Waterside Solicitors.
Kennedys has announced the launch of an office in Moscow, operating under the name Kennedys CIS Advocates.
Plexus Law has launched its second large scale redundancy consultation in under a year, which is expected to affect the jobs of 80 legal secretaries and support staff and see up to 10 lawyers leaving the firm in May.
Insurance giant AIG has completed a review of its UK panel while at the same time establishing a European panel of 64 firms.
Risk adviser Willis Group has appointed Travelers’ senior vice president and general counsel Matthew Furman as global general counsel in its New York office.
US firm Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff is planning to launch a London office through the hire of two Locke Lord lawyers, partner Gavin Coull and consultant Damian Cleary.
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