Name: Caroline Kenny Organisation: Facebook Trained at: Hammonds Position: Associate General Counsel, Marketing and Advertising In Hot 100 for: Managing Facebook’s growing workload. Read her full Hot 100 entry. What’s your most vivid memory from being a trainee? Sitting upright in a chair with my head propped up in the corner of an opaque glass office desperately […]
The Lawyer’s Career Clinic panel advises on how to continue to thrive in a new structure when your law firm merges with a larger one. “I’m a newly qualified solicitor and my firm is about to merge. I’ve built up an amount of goodwill in my firm during my training contract but I’m not sure […]
Corporate duo Mark Soundy and Sarah Priestley are leaving Goodwin Procter after a two year stint at the firm, The Lawyer understands, just days after the US firm lost a tax partner to Greenberg Traurig.
The withdrawal of Robert Tchenguiz’s accusations against the accountancy firm Grant Thornton and a number of other businesses will cost the property mogul nearly £24m as a result of a High Court judgment passed down yesterday. Mr Justice Robin Knowles ordered Tchenguiz to pay £11.2m to Travers Smith client Jóhannes Jóhannsson of the collapsed Icelandic bank […]
Weeks after the announcement of Nigel Boardman’s impending retirement next April, it can be revealed that another Slaughter and May stalwart is also due to hang up his boots this year. Corporate M&A partner William Underhill will bow out of the firm this December after 28 years in the firm’s partnership. He joined the firm […]
Baker McKenzie is set to open its third support centre in Florida as it kickstarts a business services overhaul. The service roles that will be based in Tampa, Florida, include legal services, finance, IT, knowledge management, operations, business development, marketing and communications, and talent. The new office is expected to employ 300 people and will […]
Nearly a year since it hired Freshfields’ David Higgins to bolster its corporate offering in London, Kirkland & Ellis is to bring in two Linklaters partners to spearhead its move into the Paris market.