Olswang has hired an outsourcing and IT expert from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), the firm’s fourth technology appointment in the past six months.
Olswang has made a significant return to financial form, posting a 17 per cent rise in turnover and a 30 per cent growth in profit in its 2011-12 financial results.
Oswang has launched an office in Paris with the hire of five partners, including a senior finance partner from Dechert.
Olswang chief executive officer David Stewart has been re-elected for a second three-year term, effective from 1 May.
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The head of Olswang’s litigation practice Martin Davies is leaving the firm to join US firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
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Linklaters has replaced Olswang as instructed advisers to News International on all outstanding phone-hacking claims.
Olswang has boosted its real estate team with a partner hire from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP).
News Group Newspapers (NGN) has replaced Farrer & Co with Olswang as official adviser on all phone-hacking claims made against defunct tabloid News of the World.
Olswang has seen a slight rise in revenue for the 2010-11 financial year, with turnover up 2 per cent to £92.6m.
Olswang spent its teenage years alternately wanting to be accepted by the City establishment and cocking a snook at it. Always best known for its hip (well, by law firm standards) media brand, its decision to go all-out for corporate, private equity and real estate seemed like borrowing another girl’s lipstick.
Olswang has offered a training contract to a student who participated in the firm’s pilot diversity programme run in conjunction with BPP Law School.
Olswang has followed the re-election of David Stewart as CEO with the creation of a new eight-person executive committee that will run the firm from 1 May.