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Kirkland set for associate hiring spree in Paris

Kirkland & Ellis is set to take the next step in the growth of its Paris office by building out an associate base following the hire of key partners. Since opening in 2018, the Paris office has grown rapidly with partner hires from the likes of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Linklaters and local firm De […]

The Lawyer European Awards 2023: The Winners

It was the turn of Nordic law firm Roschier to claim the crown as the Continent’s outstanding law firm last night at The Lawyer’s annual European Awards ceremony. The firm won the prize at London’s Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane, as the elite of European legal talent came together in celebration. The Helsinki-headquartered law […]

The Lawyer’s European Awards: Who’s in the running for GC of the year?

Ahead of this Thursday’s 2023 The Lawyer European Awards, we have spoken to, learned from and highlighted some outstanding legal talent from across the Continent. Amid geopolitical uncertainty, an inflationary macroeconomic environment and increasingly strict regulations, there’s never been a more fascinating time to be an in-house lawyer. We sat down with the six shortlisted […]

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The Passport: The Euro 100 preview edition

Welcome to The Passport, your weekly roundup making sense of the European legal market. This week is The Lawyer’s annual European Awards, a night where we celebrate the breadth of talent and dedication from Portugal to Poland, Sweden to Sicily, and everywhere lying between. Not only that, the 2023 edition of the Euro 100 report […]

Spotlight: Freshfields’ answer to Germany’s mass claims problem

This week on The Lawyer’s Litigation Tracker, we explore Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Mass Claims Unit (MCU). Offering a novel take on how to handle this ever-growing part of the European disputes market, the magic circle firm wants to be a one-stop shop for the largest mass claims and tap into previously unexplored talent pools. The […]


The Passport: Fieldfisher was right to re-evaluate Italy

Welcome to The Passport, your roundup of all the most important stories coming out of Europe this week. We’re taking a close look at why Fieldfisher’s decision to call time on its Italian merger was the right one; why it isn’t just Danish firms that need to re-evaluate their partnership structures; and how Squires is […]