Merger mania

Irwin Mitchell and Thomas Eggar confirm £250m merger

26-Nov-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Irwin Mitchell has announced it will merge with Thomas Eggar in a move which will create a £250m firm with more than 270 partners.


Clifford Chance leads on Cinven's £2.3bn pharma sale to Sullivan client Concordia

8-Sep-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

A host of Canadian, US and UK firms have all won roles on Cinven’s £2.3bn sale of London-based Amdipharm Mercury Company (AmCo) to Toronto’s Concordia Healthcare. 


Farrers launches firmwide three-year strategy for growth

3-Aug-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Farrer & Co has unveiled its three-year strategy, as the independent firm plans to expand its offering with the introduction of a child protection unit and provisions to help new foreign clients.


Gordons quartet leave to start private client boutique

31-Jul-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

A team of private client lawyers from Leeds based firm Gordons has split away from the firm to set up a private law boutique.


Withers make up five to partnership in slightly reduced promotions round

9-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Withers has promoted five lawyers to partnership across its London, Milan and San Francisco offices, including two special counsel and heads of department. 

Los Angeles

Withers launches three new California offices with nine-partner McKenna Long team

1-Jun-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Withers has continued its US expansion by hiring nine new partners and 17 fee earners, the majority from legacy McKenna Long & Aldridge, and opening three new offices in California.

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Luxembourg: a heavier compliance burden download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 25-Nov-2015

New law will substantially increase the compliance burden on funds and banks

Private equity and venture capital in Luxembourg download subscription

Arendt & Medernach 20-Nov-2015

Luxembourg is positioning itself as a leading European domicile for private equity funds  

Classic car race preparers: know your client download subscription

Goodman Derrick 20-Nov-2015

Issues of ownership and authority 

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