LND: Webber Wentzel's Sally Hutton: We want to be the dominant South African law firm


Ahead of that the first-ever managing partner of Webber Wentzel, one of South Africa’s oldest and largest firms, unveils her plans for the future. Africa is the target for many firms’ and clients’ investment and South Africa’s biggest firms are gearing up to meet the need

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Jenner & Block becomes latest US firm to announce London launch


Chicago-headquartered Jenner & Block has announced it is to launch a London office later this year, becoming the latest in a growing number of US firms to establish a City base

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BLP launches first arbitration practice as part of Hong Kong expansion strategy


Berwin Leighton Paisner has launched its first arbitration practice in Hong Kong, hiring nine lawyers from boutique construction and arbitration firm Haley & Co

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Clifford Chance sees five partners quit Germany in a month


Germany has been a large part of Clifford Chance’s European operations for years, ever since 2000 when it merged with Pünder Volhard Weber & Axster. Some 15 years on from that merger, change is afoot

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Business Leadership Summit and Awards launches

26-Mar-2015 | By Matt Byrne

Sharp-eyed readers will almost certainly have spotted by now that there is something different about today’s issue of The Lawyer Management. In short, it’s no longer The Lawyer Management.

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HS2 back on track after appointing Stephenson Harwood partner as interim general counsel


After two years at the helm of High Speed Two, general counsel Betty Morgan has retired following Herbert Smith Freehills’ appointment as adviser on infrastructure issues

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A&O, HSF and Linklaters’ heavy hitters cash in on £1.7bn takeover sale of TSB to Sabadell


This week saw the conclusion of a significant cross-border banking deal as UK bank TSB accepted a £1.7bn takeover offer from Spanish bank Sabadell

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Djibouti: Gibson Dunn partner found to have ‘deliberately misled court’


Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has suspended Dubai partner Peter Gray and removed him from its website after he was found to have deliberately misled the court in a 2013 case between the Republic of Djibouti and wealthy businessman, Abdourahman Boreh, on Monday.

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