The Lawyer in the US
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has joined the flood of firms moving into Africa – but rather than go for South Africa or develop a pan-Africa network, the firm has opened an affiliated officein Ivory Coast under the name ...
Jones Day has represented US medical tech company Steris Corporation in a deal to acquire Synergy Health in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately £1.2bn.
As we revealed yesterday , Kirkland & Ellis’s London head Graham White has made a significant career change this week, jumping ship to be Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson’s first-ever London managing partner.
Question: When is a US firm not a US firm? Answer: When their London offices become so immense they can grow their own talent.
Freshfields may be going great guns in the US, but the magic circle is apparently losing its grip on the all-important brand equity, if the latest research by Acritasis to believed.
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.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has made its second major hire in a week, appointing Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s London tax chief Nick Thornton.
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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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 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’
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights