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Dickinson Dees and Bond Pearce are looking at an increase in their trainee intake once the firms merge.
Dickinson Dees’ family law team will leave the firm later this year to set up a new firm called Silk Family Law.
North East firm Dickinson Dees and South West firm Bond Pearce are discussing a potential merger which would catapult the combined firm into the UK’s top 40.
Partners at Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees have voted in favour of a merger, creating a £95m firm.
Bond Pearce partners are set to vote tomorrow (7 December) on a planned merger with Dickinson Dees, nearly three months after the two firms announced they were in talks over a combination.
DWF is set to launch a full-service practice in Newcastle, following the hire of partner John Flynn from Dickinson Dees.
Bond Pearce and Dickinson Dees are aiming to produce an international strategy within the next 12-18 months following the firms’ decision to merge.
Dickinson Dees has hired two partners from DLA Piper, with John Connor joining the firm’s banking team and Andy Stirk boosting the corporate recovery group. Both are set to be based in the firm’s Leeds office.
Dickinson Dees has boosted its nascent Leeds office with the hire of Pinsent Masons’ local office head.
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Bond Pearce has announced the hire of four oil and gas partners in Aberdeen from Scottish firm Maclay Murray & Spens as it prepares for its merger with Dickinson Dees.
DWF has bulked up its burgeoning Newcastle practice with banking partner from Dickinson Dees.
SNR Denton has hired a restructuring partner from Dickinson Dees as the firm continues to scour the market for senior lawyers.
The Government Procurement Service (GPS) has finally named the 48 firms to win spots on its revamped Legal Services framework panel, which replaces the previous Legal Services and ‘LitCat’ panels.
DWF’s Newcastle chief John Flynn is set to leave the firm just over a year after joining to set up the firm’s practice in the North East city.
Dickinson Dees has announced turnover of £46.1m and total remuneration of £12.1m for the 2011-12 financial year.
Bond Dickinson has unveiled its first round of promotions since the merger between Dickinson Dees and Bond Pearce, which went live last week (1 May).
?Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has turned to US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges for a London restructuring hire, scooping partner Dominic McCahill. McCahill, who advises on insolvencies and restructurings, joins London practice head Chris Mallon in Skadden’s corporate restructuring team as the practice’s second City partner.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has turned to US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges for a London restructuring hire, scooping partner Dominic McCahill.
Newcastle-headquartered firm Dickinson Dees is to launch an office in Leeds, transferring everyone in its York base in the process.
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