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Irwin Mitchell acquires Mayfair-based Berkeley Law

6-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Irwin Mitchell has acquired Mayfair based private wealth specialists Berkeley Law in a bid to gain ground in London.

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Exclusive: Slater & Gordon set to acquire Cardiff-based Leo Abse & Cohen

25-Sep-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Slater & Gordon is in the final stages of a deal to acquire Cardiff-based trade union firm Leo Abse & Cohen, The Lawyer can reveal.

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Taylor Wessing hires three partners in a week for London and Dubai offices

2-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Taylor Wessing has announced three lateral partner hires for its private client practice and construction teams in London and Dubai.

San Francisco

Withers launches in San Francisco with lateral hire duo

18-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Withers has opened a new office in San Francisco, its first new base in more than two years.

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Harper Macleod joins forces with Bird Semple to create £23m firm

11-Aug-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Scotland’s Harper Macleod is to take over Glasgow-based private client boutique Bird Semple, creating a £23m firm in the process.

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Industrial disease firm Roberts Jackson receives £15m private equity injection

25-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Cheshire-based industrial disease specialists Roberts Jackson has received a £15m cash injection from private equity firm NorthEdge Capital.

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Estate planning: an investment download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 20-Nov-2014

Arguably, your will is the single most important document you will sign during your life.

Jersey private trust companies download subscription

Carey Olsen 6-Nov-2014

This briefing note considers key issues relating to the establishment and use of a Jersey PTC in the context of private wealth management.

The financing of corporate and private aircraft — some Cayman Islands considerations download subscription

Conyers Dill & Pearman 31-Oct-2014

This article explores some of the features and issues that may arise in corporate and private jet financing transactions involving the Cayman Islands.

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The Lawyer Awards 2014 Shortlist: Private Wealth Team of the Year

2-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

In our first in-depth look at our awards shortlisters, the private wealth contenders show how they have shined in the face of globalisation and tougher legislation

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Speechly picks on someone its own size

28-Apr-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

After the Withers fiasco, Speechly targets a more realistic link with Charles Russell 

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Millions of reasons to disclose

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Document disclosure is  vital in some divorce cases, as the long and bitter Young row demonstrates

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Downton’s rich legal pickings

7-Oct-2013

Series of unfortunate events shows legal profession taking a major role in latest outing of TV show

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