Allen & Overy (A&O) has set up a dedicated group to handle German foreign direct investment into Poland. Four partners and four associates will join the German-Polish group led by Cornelius Fischer-Zernin, A&O’s German managing partner. The firm has hired two new senior associates for the group.
Last week, The Lawyer reported that SJ Berwin is preparing a US-style class action on behalf of pension fund investors against an array of US companies hit by corporate scandals. The firm is working on the case on a contingency fee basis, even though this is barred by the English Law Society. It is doing […]