Yun Kriegler

Yun is The Lawyer’s international editor, covering legal news from around the world.

Luxembourg

Clifford Chance expands in Luxembourg with second hire in a month

Clifford Chance has ramped up recruitment efforts in Luxembourg with a second partner hire so far this year, taking on magic circle rival Linklaters’ funds partner Emmanuel-Frédéric Henrion this time. Henrion joins Clifford Chance as a partner in the investment funds practice in Luxembourg. This is the firm’s second lateral partner hire in the European […]

Norton Rose Fulbright forms alliance to expand Singapore offering

Norton Rose Fulbright has become the latest global firm to expand its Singapore law practice as it enters into a formal law alliance (FLA) with Singapore litigation boutique Ascendant Legal. The FLA, operating under the brand of Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant, has recently received the approval from the Singapore Ministry of Law. It is set […]

scotland

Scottish independent inches towards ECJ win over Article 50 revocability

Scottish independent firm Balfour + Mason has secured a positive decision from the European Court of Justice’s Advocate General over whether the United Kingdom can call off Brexit without the consent of other EU member states. In the latest development of a year-long legal battle, 21-partner Scottish firm Balfour + Mason has advanced one step […]

Hong Kong

Dentons adds Bird & Bird litigation team in Hong Kong

Dentons‘ Hong Kong office has hired a five-strong team from Bird & Bird to expand its litigation practice. The team joining Dentons is led by partner Richard Keady, who headed Birth & Bird’s international dispute resolution group in Asia Pacific, and consists of partner Robert Rhoda and three associates. Keady has spent the past 18 […]

Hong Kong

Simmons joins flurry of firms in Hong Kong office move

Simmons & Simmons is the latest international firm to move out of Hong Kong’s central business district in a bid to achieve significant financial savings, as it has taken on a new lease in the island’s new business hub in Quarry Bay. Simmons & Simmons’ Hong Kong office, which is currently located in Admiralty, will […]

Paris

Ince’s French offices to rebel against Gordon Dadds takeover

Ince & Co and Gordon Dadds’ proposed merger has hit a roadblock in France, as Ince’s three offices in the country are understood to be seeking to join another international firm. The acquisition of Ince’s international operations by AIM-listed Gordon Dadds is understood to be facing difficulties with the former’s French entity, which is legally […]

London

KWM 2.0 stages fightback with first financials since relaunch

King & Wood Mallesons’ London office generated nearly £12m in the first year since its relaunch, The Lawyer has learnt. The office opened at the start of 2017, with its financials corresponding to its first 12 months of operating. KWM’s UK revenue of £11.8m would put it at the 183rd position in this year’s The […]

Exit sign

Ince exits continue as more details of tie-up emerge

Ince & Co offshore energy duo Renaud Barbier-Emery and Jonathan Goldfarb have become the latest partners to leave the firm as it prepares for its reverse takeover by AIM-listed Gordon Dadds. The pair are joining Norwegian firm Wikborg Rein’s London office as partners. They will be joined by several members of junior legal staff who […]

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