Clifford Chance has refocused its global innovation strategy around expanding on its network of innovation and delivery hubs around the world, The Lawyer can reveal. The hubs in Singapore, New York, Dubai and London will focus on key innovation points for the firm and will work alongside resource management, pricing and pitching support teams as well as assisting […]
The next Clifford Chance senior partner elections are set to take place in October 2018. Will the next leader be cut from the same cloth as previous ones – that is, London-based, a banking and finance partner, and a man?
The co-heads of Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance practice in New York have left the magic circle for Shearman & Sterling. Alan Rockwell and Michael Chernick, who cover all areas of leveraged finance, including M&A and private equity LBO financings, are to make the move from A&O. Rockwell started his career at the Scottish firm […]
Aberdeen-headquartered Eland is to be acquired by fellow oil and gas company Seplat, with firms including White & Case and Mayer Brown wining core roles. White & Case partners Allan Taylor, Mukund Dhar and Philip Broke won the mandate for the buyer Seplat, a Nigerian upstream exploration and production company. White & Case partner Ben […]
Name: Molly Beck Degree Subject: Law University: Oxford University Hobbies: Music, art galleries, museums, travel Current Department: Debt Finance Why did you decide to train as a solicitor? It was a natural progression from studying law at university and it presented the opportunity to combine the technical and analytical skills learnt through my studies with […]
Housing developer A2Dominion has launched a training contract after receiving authorisation from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). The company obtained approval from the regulator in October 2018, after the proposal was unanimously approved by the executive management team. Trainees are selected from an in-house pool of paralegals. Once they join, they have the opportunity to […]