Allen & Overy has made up 20 lawyers to partner in its 2018 promotions round. Four associates have been elevated in London. They are Hannah Valintine in banking, John Kicken in capital markets, James Freeman in litigation and Andrew Cork in corporate. Kicken started his career at Cravath in America and is New York-qualified, while Cork, […]
Harini Iyengar is a barrister at 11KWB, specialising in employment, discrimination and equality, education, partnership, data protection and procurement law. She is the Women’s Equality Party’s candidate for Vauxhall in the upcoming general election.
As the deadline for gender pay gap reporting draws to a close, the question is whether it will help the legal profession to progress towards achieving widely-shared objectives or whether it is just another regulatory burden with which solicitors must cope.
Latham & Watkins and Sidley Austin have advised on online casino operator 888 Holding’s £22m buyout of All American Poker Network (AAPN). Through the deal, London-listed 888 has acquired the remaining 53 per cent interest in AAPN that it does not own, from its joint venture partner Avenue OLG Entertainment. AAPN was established as a US-facing joint venture […]
Pinsent Masons has nearly doubled its partnership headcount in Dublin after taking on three new partners from a trio of firms in the city. Pinsents became the first international law firm to open in the Irish capital after the Brexit vote, when it announced its launch in June 2017. As strife continues over the UK’s […]
Norton Rose Fulbright has launched a graduate scheme focusing on legal operations, as law firms continue to rethink the way its services are delivered. The scheme stems out of the firm’s change and innovation program NRF Transform. It will initially offer two roles available from March 2019, followed by four other positions opening next September that […]