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A proposed tie-up deal between Ashurst and Australia’s Blake Dawson, which will create a 31-partner practice across Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo and Papua New Guinea, is expected to face a vote among Ashurst’s partners before the end of September.
Ashurst has formed a best-friends relationship with India Law Partners (ILP), a four-month old start-up established by a team that broke away from Mumbai firm DSK Legal.
Former Ashurst senior partner Geoffrey Green is to retire after 34 years and return to London to work with the firm on integration with legacy Australian firm Blake Dawson.
Addleshaw Goddard, Ashurst and Nabarro are the advisers behind William Hill and GVC Holdings’ bids for online betting service Sportingbet.
Ashurst has appointed Gide Loyrette Nouel associate Nicolas Bonnefoy as a partner in its global energy team.
Ashurst and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have secured key instructions as Britain’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, plans to raise £375m in a rights issue to fund the acquisition of its online division.
Ashurst is one step closer to a Beijing launch after recruiting a Beijing partner from Mallesons Stephen Jaques.
Ashurst restructuring partner David von Saucken is leaving to join US firm Kaye Scholer, splitting his time between London and Frankfurt.
Ashurst faces a tougher challenge than previous UK-based firms that have ventured into Australia. By Yun Kriegler...
Ashurst has confirmed that three of its London-based US securities partners are leaving the firm.
Ashurst has appointed its first CFO with the selection of Allen & Overy (A&O) London CFO Brian Dunlop to replace longstanding financial director Nigel Morland.
Ashurst is set to launch in Jeddah through an association with local in-house lawyer Faisal Adnan Baassiri as the firm aims to kick off its expansion in Saudi Arabia.
Ashurst corporate partner Steven Fox has quit the firm to take up partnership at Clifford Chance.
Ashurst has moved six partners down from its so-called super-plateau, marking the first time that the firm has removed members from the 65-point level since it was introduced in 2007.
Ashurst German corporate head Lutz Englisch is set to join US firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Munich.
Ashurst is considering sending more partners to its Australian offices for rolling periods of up to six months.
Ashurst’s Australia managing partner John Carrington has maintained that the firm’s partner headcount will not change “in any substantial way” as he deflects reports of a major partnership cull in the jurisdiction.
Former Ashurst Madrid corporate chief and longstanding partner Jesús Almoguera is set to leave the firm after standing down from the practice head position late last year.
Ashurst is sounding out partners on a US merger amid attempts by the firm’s management to get buy-in for the idea of a Stateside tie-up.
Ashurst and SNR Denton have been appointed to advise on the administration of camera seller Jessops.