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The trend for US firms to bring in some of UK firm’s top legal talent is continuing with the news that Kirkland & Ellis has hired the head of Linklaters’ competition practice Paula Riedel
The Lawyer in the US
US firm Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe is shutting down its Frankfurt and Berlin offices to concentrate its German presence on Düsseldorf and Munich
The Lawyer Asia
US firm Fried Frank made quite a splash in 2006 when it raided Simmons & Simmons for a five-partner team to lead its Hong Kong launch.
The Lawyer in Europe
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe this week became the latest in a string of mainly US-headquartered firms to slim down its German offering. The firm announced it was closing in Frankfurt and Berlin, leaving the future of five partners and several other lawyers in doubt.
Scrabble trademarks; tax in the budget; and promoting economic growth
It’s an exciting time to be working in energy, and Shell general counsel Donny Ching’s interview with The Lawyer outlines how the oil and gas giant deals with risk, litigation, corporate deals and the challenge ...
Qatar has added some prime hotel real estate to its London-based portfolio through the acquisition of Barclay brothers’ shares in emblematic London hotel Claridges, the Berkeley and the Connaught.
There has been a lot of talk about judicial review recently in the light of the coalition Government’s reforms – which could be reversed if Labour wins next week’s election.