Barrister of the week: Doughty Street’s Adam Wagner

Ever since his first Twitter thread on 15 March 2020, which set out the impending impact of coronavirus on human rights, Adam Wagner has provided a fundamental public service. By tracking and explaining the ever-changing regulations relating to the pandemic, the Doughty Street Chambers‘ junior has helped individuals keep up with new and complex laws. […]

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Clifford Chance strikes rare lateral hire from Macfarlanes

Clifford Chance has hired its first City lateral of the year, bringing in a financial regulatory partner from Macfarlanes. The magic circle firm has hired London partner Paul Ellison, who will join the firm in May to focus on funds-related work. Ellison has been a financial regulatory partner at Macfarlanes for more than 16 years. […]

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Osborne Clarke adds VC heft with six-strong team hire

Osborne Clarke has hired a team led by two partners in its London corporate practice, bringing in specialists from Penningtons Manches Cooper. The firm has attracted venture capital partners Rob Hayes and Justin Starling, who focus on deals happening in the tech and life sciences sphere. They will join the firm’s Reading office alongside a […]