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The combination between Allen & Overy (A&O) and Singaporean firm Allen & Gledhill is likely to take the form of a Formal Law Alliance (FLA) - the loosest kind of association possible - rather than a full merger.
Singaporean firm Allen & Gledhill, Clyde & Co and City shipping boutique Waterson Hicks are embroiled in a lawsuit filed by a Swiss Bank against the Singaporean firm over alleged negligent advice.
Allen & Overy (A&O) and Singapore’s Allen & Gledhill have called off tie-up talks after failing to agree terms.
Allen & Overy (A&O) is holding exploratory conversations with Linklaters’ Singapore joint venture partner as it looks to expand its reach in Asia and Australasia.
Allen & Overy (A&O) and Allens Linklaters both landed roles helping secure the $20bn (£12.3bn) project financing for the Ichthys liquified natural gas project in Australia’s Northern Territory.
Allen & Overy’s (A&O) managing partner Wim Dejonghe has stated that his firm is still committed to expanding in Singapore, following its aborted tie-up talks with local player Allen & Gledhill.
German pharmaceutical giant Bayer appoints a range of top firms including Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and Linklaters to seven sub-panels.
Clydes and Allen & Gledhill battle out professional negligence case in Singapore...
The news that Linklaters has tied-up with Allen & Overy’s (A&O) former local sponsor in Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz AlGasim is best read with a little bit of context.
Irwin Mitchell and Hodge Jones & Allen have been hit with a professional negligence claim over how they case managed a group action relating to the measle, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Allen & Overy’s leading project finance lawyer in Italy is set to leave the firm to join Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo.
Singapore-headquartered Rajah & Tann has blamed the exit of five international arbitration partners to rival Allen & Gledhill on “professional disagreements” between them and the firm.
London-based White & Case partner Alistair Graham will be joining Mayer Brown’s commercial disputes team as of next week, The Lawyer can exclusively reveal.
Linklaters has signed a cooperation deal with Allen & Overy’s (A&O) local sponsor in Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz AlGasim Law Firm.
Ashurst has hired senior litigation partner Angus Ross from Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong office in a bid to build its Asia dispute resolution practice.
Allen & Gledhill has appointed Lee Kim Shin as its new managing partner, with current managing partner Lucien Wong set to take on the newly created role of chairman and senior partner from 1 August.
Ropes & Gray is set to become the latest US firm to launch a London funds team with the hire of White & Case partner and practice head Matthew Judd.
A deputy High Court judge who beat his wife because she made him wait for his dinner has been removed from his post.
Ashurst, Ropes & Gray and Sullivan & Cromwell have scored major roles on one of the largest European private equity buyouts of the year - the €1.2bn (£1bn) sale of Belgian manufacturing company Ontex to Goldman Sachs PIA and TPG Capital.
Ashurst and a group of Malaysian firms have advised on the RM1.8bn (£373m) sale of Aviva’s Malaysian joint venture CIMB-Aviva to Sun Life Financial and Khazanah.
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