This year has seen an unprecedented number of major partner hires by US firms looking to beef up their capacity in London.
Pharma company Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has named a new general counsel for spinoff business Indivior ahead of its listing today (23 December) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
Irwin Mitchell is the best top 50 firm in the UK at marketing itself online, particularly through social media - although firms’ online presence remains minimal.
The action continued into December, which has so far seen Kirkland & Ellis’ banking partner Stephen Gillespie quit for Gibson Dunn, and BLP managing partner Neville Eisenberg step down after five terms on the firm’s top rung.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has been reappointed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as one of 10 firms on its new-look projects panel, but Pinsent Masons has lost its spot.
Professional negligence claims brought against Nabarro and Weil Gotshal & Manges and due to be heard this year have both settled, it has emerged.
Too focused on the top line; a haphazard international strategy; no strategic direction. How will the firm answer its critics?
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
UK 200 figures show that Olswang has lagged behind its TMT competitors over time, and it will shortly have to cope with the arrival of Cooley in London. With CEO David Stewart now out the door, does the firm have a plan?
The UK Market Register shows the extent to which US firms, notably Baker & McKenzie, Latham & Watkins and White & Case, are now entrenched in the UK legal market.
Financial Regulatory Developments: EP agrees MLD 4 progress; Commission extends transitional period for CCP exposures; Commission adopts first risk weighting equivalence decision; FCA pleased with pos download
The 22 December 2014 issue of Dentons’ Financial Regulatory Developments publication.
The Rolling Stones were in the press recently, after leaked court documents revealed confidential medical information on the band members.
Pompous, paranoid, deluded – just three of the things managing partners definitely are not.