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?
Last Thursday night The Lawyer welcomed past and present members of the Hot 100 to a party at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel to celebrate their achievements. The Hot 100 2019, in association with AlixPartners and LexisNexis,was revealed on 29 January and recognises the standout lawyers in the UK over the past year – the […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Hengeler Mueller are the lead firms advising Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank on their proposed merger. The Lawyer understands that Freshfields is working with Deutsche Bank, a longstanding client of the firm. City-based Sundeep Kapila is the firm’s global relationship partner for the bank, while partner Gunnar Schuster is believed to hold […]
A quartet of firms have won top roles on the £1bn sale of four of the Grange Hotel’s London leases, while Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance took the lead on financing matters. Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), Hogan Lovells, Brown Rudnick and Gowling WLG all advised on the sale of the buildings to Queensgate […]
Bird & Bird has re-elected CEO David Kerr for another three-year stint in the position, meaning that by the end of this term he will have been in charge for 26 years. Kerr was elected unopposed, with the tech partner having held the position since 1996. The stint easily makes Kerr one of the longest-serving […]
Dechert has appointed a new partner to its London management team, after the departure of Miriam Gonzalez and appointment of Camille Abousleiman to the Lebanese government. Corporate and private equity partner Chris Field is to join employment partner Jason Butwick and finance partner Gus Black on the committee, with Black taking up the helm as […]