Private Client News
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Chris Bown is leaving the magic circle firm to join private equity house CVC, a key client of the firm’s corporate group.
Broseta is launching a Zurich office, in what is thought to be the first move by a Spanish firm into Switzerland.
Boodle Hatfield, which has the most expensive offices of this year’s UK200 firms, has confirmed that it is to move to new offices in London’s Bankside, with the firm’s flagship premises set to open in July 2014.
Merger talks are rumbling on between Manches and Penningtons as the private client firm confirms it is “optimistic” that a deal will be done to create a £60m firm of roughly 250 lawyers.
Manches is close to sealing a merger with private client firm Penningtons in a move that would create a £60m firm of roughly 250 lawyers.
Boodle Hatfield has posted a 2 per cent rise in turnover to £20.7m for the 2012/13 financial year, marking the first time that the until now publicity shy firm has reported its year-end results.
Private Client Analysis
Wealth management work is booming as individuals and families from around the world seek UK legal advice on structuring their affairs
The careful management of wealth for future generations is a hot topic for the well-off, with private client lawyers at the heart of the decision-making
Professional trustees can no longer rely on the Hastings-Bass principle as a cure-all for their mistakes. Michael Alden and Sue Savill report
Private Client Opinion
Document disclosure is vital in some divorce cases, as the long and bitter Young row demonstrates
Series of unfortunate events shows legal profession taking a major role in latest outing of TV show
As part of my determination to ensure that the justice system is as open and transparent as possible - and therefore accountable to the people it serves - media organisations will for the first time be able to attend proceedings of all the family courts as of Monday (27 April).