TLUS: Weil joins fellow US firms with 100 per cent retention

23-Jun-2015

Weil Gotshal & Manges has revealed that it will keep 100 per cent of its autumn 2015 qualifying trainees in newly-qualified (NQ) positions. The cohort of nine will join practice areas including banking, corporate, private funds and tax

Freshfields continues US focus with Simpson Thacher litigation hire

16-Jun-2015

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett disputes partner Linda Martin in New York as it continues to build up its US capabilities

Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf partner ordered to repay $540k capital loan to Barclays

9-Jun-2015

Addleshaw Goddard client Barclays has won its battle against former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner Londell McMillan, who it claimed owes the bank $540,000

US: Orrick joins handful of international firms with Geneva office

2-Jun-2015

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has become one of only a few international firms to open in Geneva with the hire of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner Vanessa Liborio Garrido de Sousa

The Lawyer US: Quinn Emanuel launches in Shanghai with Kirkland white collar hire

26-May-2015

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is set to launch an office in Shanghai through the hire of Kirkland & Ellis’ Asia government enforcement and investigations head Samuel Williamson

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Grandall becomes third Chinese firm to open in Silicon Valley

30-Jun-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Chinese firm Grandall has opened its first office in the US in Silicon Valley, aiming to capitalise on growing Chinese investment in the global technology innovation hub.

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White & Case re-elects chairman Verrier for a third consecutive term

29-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

White & Case has re-elected Hugh Verrier as chairman of the firm for a third consecutive four-year term until 2019.

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Freshfields extends UK lockstep ladder to match US offering

29-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is understood to have extended its lockstep ladder in the UK to lure top talent in London.

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Evolving investment management regulation – navigating opposing forces download subscription

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This edition of ‘Evolving investment management regulation’ focuses on the regulatory pulls and pushes that the industry is facing. 

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Asia-Pacific 150: local firms' expansion accelerates as China dominates

29-Jun-2015

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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Southern exposure: Latin America and investor interest

22-Jun-2015

Latin America is an area of immense interest for investors, especially from the US, and this is translating into work for lawyers.

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International Top 30 Firms in London 2015: the executive summary

18-May-2015

This year’s International Top 30 reveals a market in excellent health. As this executive summary of the report shows, taking just revenues alone, these firms’ finances have gone through the roof.

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