Rachel Moloney

Rachel is news editor of The Lawyer and primarily covers corporate and the City

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The Lawyer Awards 2021: Shortlist revealed

The Lawyer Awards takes place in November this year, with scores of firms, in-house teams and chambers making the shortlist. The winners will be announced in our virtual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 2 November. Last year saw Keystone win the top prize, as the coronavirus pandemic vindicated the firm’s non-traditional and remote working model in spades. […]


Linklaters hires DLA Piper team in Italy

In a boost for its real estate group in Milan and Rome, Linklaters has added a new team from DLA Piper. The magic circle firm has recruited Francesco De Blasio as its new practice head in the country, having been promoted to DLA’s partnership in 2012.  He is joined by fellow DLA lawyers Francesco Macrì […]

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The four biggest moves at the Bar in August

A leadership appointment in Asia-Pacific and two QC switches wrapped up a relatively busy summer at the Bar. Here are the top moves from last month. Matthew Turner, Doughty Street Human rights barrister Matthew Turner (Call: 2018) moved over to Doughty Street last month, after nearly a three-year stint at Crown Office Chambers. He had […]


Hogan Lovells’ ex-Brussels chief joins King & Spalding

The former head of Hogan Lovells’ Brussels office has left the firm for King & Spalding’s fledgling operations in the city. Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte will be King & Spalding’s third partner in the Belgian capital. She joins international trade partner Marie-Sophie Dibling, who got the office up and running in June 2019 after a career […]

Katten unveils new associate bonus

Katten Muchin Rosenman has raised its London salaries for associates. Associate pay has increased by £10,000 across the board, with all rises backdated to July 1 in line with their US peers. The firm has also introduced a guaranteed bonus payment, on top of the usual year-end discretionary bonus. This is for associates who meet […]