Private Client News
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.
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 has promoted five lawyers to partnership across its London, Milan and San Francisco offices, including two special counsel and heads of department.
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.
Blake Morgan is merging with London-based firm Piper Smith Watton, nearly a year after the merger of Blake Lapthorn with Morgan Cole.
High net worth family firm Vardags has signed a joint venture collaboration with Dubai firm Trench & Associates in order to break into the valuable United Arab Emirates (UAE) market.
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