Reed Smith has posted a 7 per cent boost in its year-end financial results, growing from $1.075bn to $1.15bn (£746m) in 2014.
Enyo Law has taken over from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan as advisers to businesses and individuals planning to sue the Royal Bank of Scotland’s global restructuring group (RBS-GRG) for allegedly forcing small companies out of business.
A claim led by the Public Law Project over the legality of changes to judicial review regulations has succeeded before the High Court, with the Divisional Court ruling that the amendments will have an adverse impact on legal aid-funded cases.
Pinsent Masons has recruited Addleshaw Goddard’s former head of financial services David Heffron to lead its financial regulatory practice.
Lloyd’s of London underwriter Marketform has appointed Alastair McKay as its new general counsel.
A third partner from Linklaters’ projects team has left the firm in less than two weeks, after King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) re-hired heavyweight energy partner James Douglass to join its projects energy and resources team.
Clients are getting more demanding about how their legal advisers manage data, meaning that law firms are having to give serious consideration to data security.
As the UK contract lawyers market goes into overdrive, the CEO of A&O’s flexible resourcing arm is staying ahead of the curve – watch out world.
Clifford Chance’s top of equity pay lags behind its peers yet partners have so far resisted change. They may not for much longer.
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