LUS: Which US firm is for you? This year's International Top 30 offers some clues

28-Jul-2015

With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.

LUS: Standard Chartered hands GC extra power in management shake-up

21-Jul-2015

Standard Chartered’s new chief executive Bill Winters has announced a “realignment” of the bank’s compliance and legal capabilities, handing group general counsel David Fein responsibility for corporate secretariat issues

Greenberg Traurig takes Olswang team to open in Berlin

14-Jul-2015

Greenberg Traurig has become the latest US firm to break into Germany by taking on Olswang’s Berlin team. The office, to be launched in October, will be Greenberg Traurig’s fourth European base.

US: Mayer Brown to ally with Chinese firm Jingtian & Gongcheng

7-Jul-2015

Mayer Brown is to enter into an association with Chinese firm Jingtian & Gongcheng in Hong Kong, as the Chinese firm launches its first international office in the city.

Dechert and White & Case re-elect leaders in nod to continuity

30-Jun-2015

White & Case and Dechert’s election results were announced in the last few days, with re-appointments signalling that little changes at the top.

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Mishcon loses co-head of funds and financial services to O’Melveny

28-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Mishcon de Reya co-head of funds and financial services group Eve Ellis is set to join O’Melveny & Myers in London.

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Which US firm is for you? This year's International Top 30 offers some clues

28-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

With moves between US firms rocketing in the first half of 2015, The Lawyer’s Top 30 International Firms in London report reveals the most coveted firms to join and those losing out in the war for talent in London.

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Bank of America GC Lynch steps down as fines drop off

27-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Bank of America general counsel Gary Lynch is stepping down from his role, four years after joining the bank.

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International firms have generally positioned themselves well for Asia-Pacific’s rise – teething troubles aside. But it is the locals, particularly in China, who show the biggest appetite for its business, growing faster and wider than the globals.

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