The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
•Welsh firm Capital Law has appointed Debbie Jones to its management board. Jones, who is Inmarsat's vice-president, replaces non-executive director Langly Davis, who left the firm to purse other projects.
•Schofield Sweeney has hired Judith Clark as head of the insolvency team together with Helen O'Mara. Clark joins from Levi Solicitors, where she led the insolvency team.
•Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has hired Glen Roberts as a partner in its New York corporate group. Roberts joins from Weil Gotshal & Manges.
•Black Country firm George Green has -bolstered its corporate and commercial team with the hire of Diljinder Sekhon as an assistant and the promotion of Clare Martin to associate level. Sekhon joins from Mills & Reeve.
•Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has appointed two -partners. Sarah Blunn joins the commercial property group from Addleshaw Goddard, while Kevin Forsyth joins the construction engineering & projectsgroup from Pinsent Masons.
•Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has appointed Jennifer Spiegel as counsel in the -corporate department, where she will be a -member of the investment funds group. She joins from Debevoise & Plimpton.
•Clifford Chance Paris partner Jason Fry has been appointed secretary general of the International Chamber of Commerce's -International Court of Arbitration.
•Akerman -Senterfitt has hired Jason Molder as an associate in the construction group in Fort Lauderdale. He joins from Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Williams.
•Rawlison Butler has promoted five solicitors to the level of associate. They are Kay Miles in the commercial team, Michael Axe in commercial -disputes, Michael Denmead, Carmen Chan and Alexandra Lloyd-Foster in real estate and Nigel Winter in the family law team.
•Arthur Cox has appointed Alan Taylor as a partner in its corporate and commercial team. Taylor joins from Carson McDowell.