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A&O and Slaughters secure spots on Pennon Group panel

Listed water services company Pennon Group has finalised its first panel review under its new general counsel, with Allen & Overy and Slaughter and May among those appointed. The other firms with places on the panel are Ashfords, Burges Salmon, Charles Russell Speechly, Squire Patton Boggs, TLT and Winston & Strawn. The selected firms will […]

Brown Rudnick’s City boss leaves for litigation boutique

A partner duo from Brown Rudnick is leaving the firm’s London office for PCB Byrne, The Lawyer can reveal. Neil Micklethwaite, Brown Rudnick’s London managing partner, is to make the move, along with fellow partner Olga Bischof. The pair specialises in complex litigation, regulatory investigations and fraud matters, with a particular focus on disputes relating […]

Stephenson Harwood’s revenue bounces back to £228m

Stephenson Harwood’s turnover increased 11 per cent during the last financial year, as firms across the country prepare to announce their results for 2022/23. The firm posted a revenue figure of £228m, up from its flat £206m the previous financial year. It is the first time the firm has posted positive revenue figures in three […]


Freshfields’ IPO guru leaves for Latham

Latham & Watkins is boosting its equity capital markets practice with the hire of a Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner, known for advising on some of the City’s largest IPOs. Mark Austin is leaving the magic circle firm after over two decades to join Latham’s capital markets and public company representation practice. He joined as a […]

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Two UK firms lead on Associated British Foods acquisition

Addleshaw Goddard and Gowling WLG have led on the purchase of milk testing company National Milk Records by Associated British Foods. A team from Addleshaws advised longstanding client Associated British Foods, a conglomerate that owns brands such as Primark, Twinings and Allinsons. Partner Simon Wood led the firm’s team, along with legal director Jeremy Cruse […]

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