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DLA Piper has begun rebuilding its Brisbane office after it suffered departures in the run-up to the firm’s merger with DLA Phillips Fox, taking on two partners and their support teams from Australian firm Dibbs Barker.
DLA Piper chief Sir Nigel Knowles’ investment in alternative business structure (ABS) LawVest has been revealed by a Companies House filing, showing he holds around a 1 per cent stake in the company.
DLA Piper UK head Andrew Darwin is transferring to Australia to become the firm’s country managing partner.
DLA Piper has kickstarted its launch in Latin America’s second largest economic hub by swiping the entire legal team from Thompson & Knight’s Mexico City office.
Dechert has hired another partner from DLA Piper as the phoney war between the two firms this week warmed up.
Six of DLA Piper’s eight Canberra partners have left the firm just weeks after the firm’s Australian arm merged with the international LLP.
Nine DLA Phillips Fox partners are leaving to join mid-tier Australian firm Thomsons Lawyers ahead of the firm’s imminent merger with DLA Piper.
DLA Piper is set to merge with its Australian best friend DLA Phillips Fox as it prepares to beef up its Asia Pacific practice with the ultimate aim of becoming the world’s largest law firm.
DLA Piper is in talks about entering an exclusive tie-up arrangement with Portuguese firm Azevedo Neves Benjamim Mendes Carvalho & Associados Sociedade de Advogados (ABBC).
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The defection of nine DLA Phillips Fox partners ahead of the firm’s merger with DLA Piper has left the Australian practice with no corporate partners in Brisbane.
DLA Piper’s Abu Dhabi office managing partner Stephen Webb has moved to the firm’s Australian alliance partner DLA Phillips Fox.
DLA Piper will launch its South Korea office tomorrow after getting approval from the country’s Ministry of Justice to practise international law there.
DLA Piper is understood to be losing four partners from its Manchester office to rival Irwin Mitchell.
DLA Piper has hired a five-partner corporate and IP team from Reed Smith for its Silicon Valley office.
DLA Piper is gearing up to open an office in Seoul after beginning its application to South Korea’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
DLA Piper CEO Nigel Knowles is known for making categorical pronouncements.
DLA Phillips Fox in New Zealand is separating from its Australian counterpart, which fully merged with DLA Piper on 1 May.
DLA Piper’s incumbent Asia-Pacific managing director Alastair da Costa will relocate back to the UK after more than four years at the helm in Hong Kong.
DLA Piper has almost doubled the size of its Sacramento office after absorbing litigation boutique Stevens O’Connnell & Jacobs.