CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Currently the firm with the UK’s most cumbersome name, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang was created by the merger of three firms in 2017 – a huge story that caused massive interest across the legal profession at the time. The largest firm in the three-way tie-up, CMS Cameron McKenna, was itself the product of a merger, the […]

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Gaskell, Victoria – CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang media partner Victoria Gaskell is on a mission to put her media, technology and entertainment group on the map. After the tripartite merger with her former firm (legacy Olswang), Gaskell  scoped out the potential of CMS’s international network, and the options for  clients. She led efforts to encourage CMS and Nabarro associates […]

Penelope Warne, CMS

Warne, Penelope – CMS

One of 2016’s biggest stories was the three-way merger between CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro (a deal exclusively revealed by The Lawyer). Guiding that process and integration after it went live was CMS senior partner Penelope Warne. Warne was a member of the seven-strong transition team on the merger. She was also one of […]

Eversheds and CMS: the UK’s most LinkedIn firms

Eversheds, the Crown Prosecution Service and CMS Cameron McKenna are the UK’s most LinkedIn law firms, according to the business networking website. LinkedIn passed 20 million members in the UK this week, with 210,000 legal professionals of one sort or another making up just over 1 per cent of that total. The most-common universities attended […]

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Olswang seeks to incentivise staff with client referral bonuses

Olswang has introduced an incentive scheme that rewards staff who bring in new business. The Revenue Share Scheme is open to all employees at the firm, from partners through to business services staff. If an employee introduces a new client who subsequently spends more than £20,000 in the first year instructing the firm, they will receive […]

David Stewart Olswang

Olswang’s CEO Stewart: Consolidation in the mid-market will accelerate

The April year end is almost here, and a law firm leader’s thoughts turn to financial reporting. And fish. Olswang’s chief executive David Stewart is on familiar territory. Not just talking about his firm’s performance, a topic he also addressed at the half-year stage when the firm’s six-month revenue rose by 15 per cent to […]

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