The Lawyer in Europe
Over the last few years all of Portugal’s largest firms have been focusing on diversifying their practices into the lusophone countries of Africa, principally Angola and Mozambique but also other developing jurisdictions.
A month after Olswang announced it was splitting off its Berlin office, the firm’s team of 50 lawyers and staff have found a new home at US firm Greenberg Traurig.
Italian TMT firm Portolano Cavallo announced the launch of its first overseas office this week – opening in New York in a bid to better-serve its US clients
The German legal market has seen more movement than most other European jurisdictions in the past couple of years – and the trend seems to be continuing.
Eversheds has become the latest firm to emphasise the strategic importance of Germany, through a merger with its local outfit Heisse Kursawe Eversheds.
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Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët has hired its sister company Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard’s legal head Carlton Greer as its new general counsel.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
Taylor Wessing has announced a merger with Dutch firm Deterink, which will give the firm two new offices in Amsterdam and Eindhoven.
Germany’s crowded and fiercely competitive market has sparked a flurry of comings and goings by international firms.
Local firms in Germany are working in an increasingly competitve market with good dealflow.
Anti-corruption measures are beginning to bite but for now lawyers are pinning their hopes on work in areas such as banking, pharma and agriculture.