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.

Peter Martyr

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.

mexico big

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.

Motorway

General Motors GC to stand down

27-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

General Motors general counsel Michael Millikin is to retire next year after 37 years at the company and five years at the helm of the auto giant’s legal team.

Facebook

Facebook sues DLA for "fraudulent lawsuit"; DLA slams tech giant's 'intimidation' tactics

21-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Facebook has launched a lawsuit against DLA Piper and a raft of US law firms alleging they represented a fraudulent claimant pursuing Facebook for 50 per cent ownership of the social network.

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The Lawyer in the US

US firms gain market share and UK200 coverage

28-Oct-2014

Yesterday saw the launch of The Lawyer UK200 report, the UK legal market’s leading statistical analysis of its 200 largest law firms

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Americas Analysis

iwoflag

Latham and Kirkland go native in London, but how far have other US firms come?

6-Oct-2014

US firms are growing deep roots in London by hiring and promoting local talent, data from The Lawyer shows. Which firms are growing their own and which are still intent on buying in laterals?

freshfields

Freshfields: in a league of its own

29-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’

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Americas Opinion

iwoflag

Latham and Kirkland go native in London, but how far have other US firms come?

6-Oct-2014

US firms are growing deep roots in London by hiring and promoting local talent, data from The Lawyer shows. Which firms are growing their own and which are still intent on buying in laterals?

freshfields

Freshfields: in a league of its own

29-Sep-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’

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Tim Hortons

Raft of North American giants advise as Burger King takes $11.4bn bite into Tim Hortons

26-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz are among the firms lined up to advise on Burger King’s $11.4bn (£6.9bn) acquisition of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons. 

toronto canada

Investor giant Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan appoints Davis as new general counsel

1-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has appointed Jeff Davis as its general counsel, corporate secretary and senior vice-president of corporate affairs.

Canada

Why Allen & Overy (sort of) changed its mind on Canada

17-Jun-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Allen & Overy (A&O) put a Canada launch on the back burner in 2011, choosing instead to focus on Australia. A&O’s future Toronto head reveals what was behind the change of heart.

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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.

Peter Martyr

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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