Deals pick-up keeps European firms busy

26-Jun-2014

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

Sidley Austin shuts its doors in Germany after eight years

12-Jun-2014

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 ...

Focusing on Europe’s special situations

29-May-2014 | Updated: 5-Jun-2014

Every week in The Lawyer we focus our attention on a different jurisdiction – often European – in our regular special reports

European 100: which firms are thriving and which merely surviving?

16-May-2014 | Updated: 5-Jun-2014

After months of research, chasing firms for figures and crunching numbers, The Lawyer European 100 2014 was published this week

Europe’s legal market climbs slowly back to health

1-May-2014

As you read this, the finishing touches are being put on the 2014 edition of The Lawyer European 100

Bonelli locks partners in as institutionalisation beckons

17-Apr-2014

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’ ...

German strength draws firms in

3-Apr-2014

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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MoFo commits to Europe with regional managing partner role

10-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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European moves: 10 July 2014

10-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.

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Gibraltar lawyers jailed over £40m client money scam

9-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

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.

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Hungary: autoboost

7-Jul-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

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

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The Lawyer Briefings Live: Latin America – The new, new world

7-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too

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Cyprus: Our friends in the East

23-Jun-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Energy could shelter Cyprus from the worst headwinds coming from long-term partner Russia. Will a surge of global firms follow the power line?

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