Former Slaughter and May partner Dermot Rice has emerged at the company owned by billionaire property developers, Nick and Christian Candy, after leaving the firm in November.
Midlands-based HCB Solicitors has pulled out of talks to rescue Linder Myers as administration still looms for the ailing Manchester-based practice.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has named two new department heads within its finance team following a string of exits from the firm.
39 Essex Street’s Jenni Richards QC successfully persuaded the High Court that a widow has the right to save her dead husband’s frozen sperm so that she could have his children in the future.
Nabarro’s French best friend August & Debouzy has abandoned its European alliance, leaving the firm on the hunt for a new Paris partner.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has added Deutsche Bank’s compliance, government & regulatory affairs chief Andrew Procter to its financial services regulatory practice.
It is now two years since the collapse of mammoth firm Dewey & LeBoeuf. But the next chapter in the story of its dramatic spiral into crisis is about to emerge in lurid technicolour following a High Court trial last week.
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery
When a firm shouts loudly about a landmark merger, as SJ Berwin did when it joined forces with King & Wood Mallesons, departures are always likely to come under the spotlight.
The law school war shows no signs of ending. But we have, perhaps, reached the end of the beginning.
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Barrister Marcus Elliott makes some timely suggestions to the Ministry of Justice
Referral fees are banned. The Bar Council’s new code of conduct explicitly states that barristers must not “pay or receive referral fees”, and additionally “making or receiving payments in order to procure or reward the referral…may also breach public trust.”