Hogan Lovells ushers in new remote working policy

Hogan Lovells expects the majority of staff to spend at least 60 per cent of the working week in the office once its employees return in mid-September. With staff set to spend just under half of the week working remotely, the firm said this will serve as a response to certain staff’s wishes for a […]

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Former Freshfields partner joins FCA as interim GC

The FCA has rejigged its in-house legal group, with roles going to two former members of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s disputes team. The institutional body has appointed David Scott as interim GC, replacing incumbent Sean Martin. Scott retired from the firm in October 2020. At Freshfields, where he spent his entire career, Scott specialised in High […]

Freshfields tax partner exits for Latham

Latham & Watkins has hired its latest partner out of the magic circle, this time a member of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s tax team. The US firm’s London office has recruited Helen Lethaby, who has been a partner at Freshfields since 2005. She qualified in 1997. Lethaby advises on the tax aspects of transactions, with a […]