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Former Ashurst head Charlie Geffen oozes confidence about the prospects for building his City corporate finance team.
Public employment disputes; Google’s Alphabet; and why people can lead data security
Hilton Worldwide general counsel Kristen Campbell talked to The Lawyer in this week’s in-house interview about mending bridges in the legal team following the company’s sale to Blackstone four years before she joined.
The Lawyer in the US
White & Case has become the latest US firm to open an office in Seoul with the relocation of current Korea practice head James Lee from Los Angeles. White & Case has had a Korea practice for more than 20 years. The Seoul opening signals the firm’s move to strengthen and expand its existing Korea practice. [continued] Also ...
The Lawyer in Europe
Over the last few years all of Portugal’s largest firms have been focusing on diversifying their practices into the lusophone countries of Africa, principally Angola and Mozambique but also other developing jurisdictions.
The Lawyer Asia
Beijing-headquartered Jun He has undergone the most significant remuneration structure shakeup since its establishment in 1989, as the firm recently started a three-year trial run of a new modified lockstep
Olswang has turned down an instruction on a multimillion-pound group claim against Google, despite representing the claimants in a similar test case against the technology giant.
The world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler was created last week, following the merger of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetränke (CCEAG).