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Garrigues returns to growth with marginal revenue rise to €332.5m

30-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Europe’s largest firm, Iberian giant Garrigues, has announced a marginal rise of 0.2 per cent in its 2013/14 turnover along with the promotion of seven to its partnership.

Europe

European moves: 30 October 2014

30-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Allen & Overy and HSF set to pick up £9.8m in legal fees on Tui's £5.2bn merger

29-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Allen & Overy is set to take home the lion’s share of £9.8m in legal fees for its advice to Tui AG on its bumper merger with its FTSE 100 subsidiary Tui Travel.

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Top GCs and managing partners come together to judge The Lawyer European Awards

29-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A stellar line-up of judges for The Lawyer European Awards 2015, representing a wealth of experience within the Continental European legal market, is today revealed.

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Ashurst scraps Australia managing partner role as incumbent Carrington retires

31-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Ashurst’s Australia managing partner John Carrington retires today (31 October), after six years as head of legacy Blake Dawson.

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Parent of Malaysia’s Zicolaw to use Singapore IPO to fund ASEAN expansion

31-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

The parent of Malaysian law firm network Zicolaw is seeking to raise $14.4m on the Singapore Stock Exchange with the aim of funding expansion across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

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Clyde & Co opens in Brisbane with three partners from Sparke Helmore

28-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clyde & Co has picked up three partners from Australian firm Sparke Helmore in Brisbane to open its fourth office in the country.

Melbourne

Baker & McKenzie turns to Corrs for Aussie corporate hire

24-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Baker & McKenzie has bolstered its Melbourne office with the addition of a partner from Australian firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

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New York

Latham makes up one London partner amongst 19-strong global promos round

30-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Latham & Watkins has made up just one partner in London, in addition to another 18 new partners worldwide.

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Norton Rose Fulbright elects CEO Martyr for fifth term as Scott takes up management role

29-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Norton Rose Fulbright has re-elected Peter Martyr as its global chief executive for his fifth three-year term, as of 1 January 2015.

London

Edwards Wildman left rudderless in London as management switches stateside

29-Oct-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Edward Wildman Palmer’s London head Nick Bolter no longer has a formal stake in managing the firm’s City base.

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DLA Piper adds seven partners through Mexico merger, as three exit for Bakers

28-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DLA Piper is to merge with Mexico City-based firm Gallastegui y Lozano (GyL) as three existing partners and their team, including DLA’s Mexico City co-managing partner, leave for Baker & McKenzie.

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DWF cuts 26 jobs in Liverpool

31-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has made 15 secretaries, six solicitors, four paralegals, and one analyst from its fraud, intelligence and motor teams redundant following a consultation that kicked off in June.

Court

RPC acts as Pinsents sues RP Martin over unpaid fees for Libor advice

31-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Pinsent Masons has filed a High Court claim for £700,000 plus interest against broker client RP Martin after the company failed to stump up fees for advice relating to its Libor investigation.

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Diversity League Table reveals that just one in 200 partners is black

31-Oct-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

South East firm Matthew Arnold & Baldwin has topped an annual diversity league table, beating a host of City and international firms to the title of most diverse firm.

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Charles Russell Speechlys adopts Charles Russell career structure post-merger

31-Oct-2014 | By Richard Simmons

The new firm will adopt Charles Russell’s career structure, while its associate training scheme will be re-examined and developed.

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Appeal over appointment of Marrache judge set to go to Privy Council

10-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

An appeal against the appointment of the judge who heard the trial of the three founders of collapsed law firm Marrache & Co is to be taken to the Privy Council after being thrown out by the Gibraltar Court of Appeal this week.

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Kromann Reumert and Reed Smith advise on exclusive licence for Ebola vaccine

24-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Reed Smith and Danish firm Kromann Reumert advised Bavarian Nordic on a licence and supply agreement for approximately $187m to grant its Ebola vaccine exclusively to Johnson & Johnson company Crucell Holland.

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Orrick opens first affiliated office in Africa's Ivory Coast

20-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has opened its first affiliated office in Africa’s Ivory Coast, operating under the name Orrick RCI.

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Linklaters' South African ally creates managing partner role in rejig

16-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Linklaters’ South African ally Webber Wentzel has split its senior partner role into two as incumbent David Lancaster steps down after nine years in the position.

Paris

Orrick focuses on Africa with Heenan Paris hire

9-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Orrick Rambaud Martel has strengthened its Paris banking group and Africa expertise with the hire of a partner from Heenan Paris, the French successor firm to collapsed Canadian outfit Heenan Blaikie.

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Oman

Stephenson Harwood advises on $2.5bn Omagine development in Muscat

28-Oct-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Stephenson Harwood has taken a lead role advising the developer of a long-awaited $2.5bn (£1.55bn) real estate and tourism development project in Oman.

Abu Dhabi

Pillsbury bulks up in Abu Dhabi with Bird & Bird partner hire

7-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has strengthened its Middle Eastern presence with the hire of Bird & Bird partner Osama Abu-Dehays.

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Baker & McKenzie opens in Jeddah as Middle East focus grows

6-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Baker & McKenzie has boosted its presence in Saudi Arabia with a second office in the Kingdom, launching in Jeddah through affiliate Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan & Partners.

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