The Lawyer in Europe
It has been a surprisingly quiet fortnight in Europe when it comes to recruitment, with only a handful of appointments to report in today’s moves round-up
After a couple of years of exits from its Frankfurt office, US firm Sidley Austin has decided to call it a day in Germany. The firm confirmed this week that it was shutting down in Frankfurt, a few months after launching a review of the ...
Every week in The Lawyer we focus our attention on a different jurisdiction – often European – in our regular special reports
After months of research, chasing firms for figures and crunching numbers, The Lawyer European 100 2014 was published this week
As you read this, the finishing touches are being put on the 2014 edition of The Lawyer European 100
Partner lock-ins normally come at a time of turmoil or change for a firm – following a merger or to stem a slew of partner departures. Bonelli Erede Pappalardo’s three-year ‘loyalty’ ...
Over the past few years Germany has consistently outperformed the rest of Europe’s legal market, with domestic firms reporting successive turnover rises and international players keeping on hiring and merging in the country
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Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) has named investigations and antitrust partner Paul Friedman as its first managing partner for Europe, some nine months after launching its third office in the region.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
Three brothers who ran one of Gibraltar’s largest law firms were jailed last week for fraud, four years after their firm, Marrache & Co, was put into liquidation.
The government’s appetite for legislation is proving a headache for lawyers but a new civil code and an accelerating automotive industry are a great pick-me-up
Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too
Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?