Lawyer News Daily
Hogan Lovells has launched an office in Australia with the hire of partners Nicky Lester and Tim Lester from Linklaters’ best friend firm Allens. The firm’s Australian operations will be run from Perth and Sydney
Budget 2015 and its impact on North Sea oil and gas, partnership and business
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
The Lawyer in the US
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
The Lawyer in Europe
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
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.
Coutts International, RBS’ private banking and wealth branch in Europe and Asia, is no longer in British hands. The bank sold its international assets valued at around $30bn to Swiss bank Union Bancaire Privée last week as part of its strategy to focus more on the UK market.
The Lawyer Management
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.