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Relationship partner: William Charnley. Charnley was approached by the international paper manufacturer last year to advise on a raft of M&A transactions. Now doing global corporate work and tax, intellectual property (IP) and competition work.
Relationship partner: Charnley. McDermott Will & Emery London's first client approached Charnley as he was leaving Simmons & Simmons. Advised on £10m fund raisings, tax restructuring, IP and employment.
Relationship partner: Stephanie Liston. Charnley advised the £250m management buyout and the firm has since completed a 14-country employment law review, transatlantic litigation and IP work.
Cross Atlantic Technology
Relationship partner: Charnley. A private equity fund that Charnley has advised on all its technology investments in the UK.
Korea Asset Management Corporation
Relationship partner: Graham Rowbotham. The client came to the firm through US partner In-Young Lee and the London banking group has advised on its $5bn (£3.47bn) purchase of the Daewoo Group debt.
Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
Relationship partner: David Dalgarno. An employment client brought to the firm by Dalgarno when he moved from Warner Cranston.
Relationship partner: Dalgarno. Another of Dalgarno's lucrative employment clients, who continued to give him work following his move from Warner Cranston.
Relationship partners: John Reynolds and Fraser Younson. Reynolds introduced Trillium to the firm after contact when he was at Herbert Smith. The first piece of work was employment, and litigation instructions are now on the horizon.
Relationship partners: Reynolds and Larry Cohen. Another Reynolds introduction for a client he had worked with at Herbert Smith. The firm is now advising on its trademark protection worldwide, defending the portfolio outside the Americas and acting as co-counsel in the Formula1.com litigation in California.
Relationship partner: Phillip Rees. A technology litigation client brought in by Rees, a technology specialist who joined the firm from Citibank.