The Lawyer in the US
This week the London office of Simpson Thacher is celebrating the return of one of its highest-flying finance partners, Sinead O’Shea, who is rejoining the City office after a six-year spell in Hong Kong
After eight months of deliberating, Latham & Watkins has finally today unveiled its new global chair and managing partner. And it’s none other than London-based projects partner Bill Voge
So now we know. After speculation about the state of the UK market and the performance of the Magic Circle big four in particular, all of the quartet – Clifford Chance, Linklaters, ...
This Friday is 4 July, one of the biggest holidays of the year in the US, but for the country’s law firms – notably Davis Polk & Wardwell – that’s no reason to rest easy. At least not overseas.
Last week in its promotions round Taylor Wessing once again favoured Germany – just as it had in 2012 and 2013. ...
Mayer Brown has poached a five-person team from Bryan Cave in Singapore to set up an Asia-focused consulting arm in the city-state.
Ropes & Gray has announced that its high-profile London co-managing partners Maurice Allen and Mike Goetz are to redefine their roles for the first time since the office launched five years ago.
Morgan Lewis has swooped on Edwards Wildman’s London office hiring corporate head David Ramm, in a move that will raise further questions about the future of the group.
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Greedy corporate raiders, shareholder wrangling and bullyboy tactics - investor activism has long been seen as one of the more brutal parts of the corporate law landscape.
When it comes to their legal affairs, private equity houses have tended to be creatures of habit. Generally they prefer to return to the same lawyers time and time again.