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EMW, Morgan Cole and Shoosmiths have all won headline roles as WestBridge Capital backs the £6m management buyout (MBO) of Cambridge-based Anglia Business Solutions in return for a 43 per cent stake in the business.
Shoosmiths has made up six lawyers to partner in its annual promotions round, covering employment, litigation, corporate, regulatory and real estate.
Shoosmiths is merging with Edinburgh’s Archibald Campbell & Harley – the latest in a string of tie-ups between national and Scottish firms.
Shoosmiths has gained a publishing and digital media group after acquiring niche digital firm Laurence Kaye Solicitors.
Shoosmiths has announced that 86 jobs will go following a redundancy consultation.
Shoosmiths has made up seven lawyers to partner, an increase of one on last year.
Shoosmiths has knocked Linklaters off of the top spot in this year’s Black Solicitors Network’s Diversity League Table (DLT).
Shoosmiths plans to cut its headcount by 93, with most roles at risk of redundancy sitting in the volume motor personal injury team.
A barrister from DWF is defending a Coventry-based firm in a caste discrimination claim being heard at Birmingham Employment Tribunal.
DWF is launching an office in Birmingham with Shoosmiths’ head of asset finance.
Shoosmiths has continued the expansion of its Manchester office with the arrival of a three-strong corporate team from Halliwells.
Shoosmiths has posted an 83 per cent hike in net profit for the 2009-10 financial year with average profit per equity partner (PEP) rising 69.5 per cent over the same period.
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.
Move of the week Baker & McKenzie ’s Tokyo office (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise) has hired partner Kensaku Takase. He has joined the IP/IT/electric commerce group and will mainly be involved in cross-border IP matters. He was...
Sidley Austin has been named the best law firm to work for as a graduate, according to research conducted by employment review website The Job Crowd.
Shoosmiths associate and chartered legal executive Vicky Loughnane charts her legal career and advises students not to listen to prejudices.
Jones Day lined up opposite Macfarlanes and Shoosmiths advising on the £25m acquisition of the UK business of Krispy Kreme by private equity house Alcuin Capital Partners.
Maclay Murray & Spens has boosted its London corporate capabilities with the lateral hire of Darius Lewington as a partner.
DLA Piper, Eversheds and Shoosmiths are among a roster of firms appointed to information management company Iron Mountain’s European advisory panel.
National firm Gateley has boosted its banking and media teams with hires from Shoosmiths and Lincoln’s Inn firm Candey.
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