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Big days don’t come much bigger than the one Shearman & Sterling enjoyed late last week, when the firm triumphed in its decade-long, $50bn arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state.
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.
Baker & McKenzie is to open a global services centre in Belfast, the firm’s second following its centre in Manila which it launched in 2000.
FTSE 250 company Essar Energy’s legal team is being restructured following its controversial de-listing and general counsel Sheena Singla is considering an informal panel shake-up as a result.
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.
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Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too
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.