Crypto fraud jumped by a third last year, now the litigators await the fallout
The bottom of the UK200 is fading from existence
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Ashurst has established a joint venture with Korean firm, HwaHyun. The deal means that Ashurst will be able to practise Korean law. HwaHyun comprises 17 partners, with total lawyer numbers reaching over 30. Ashurst’s global CEO Paul Jenkins said: “This is the first JV between a Korean firm and an international firm in South Korea, […]
As the global economic situation creates fertile ground for legal market consolidation, the former Polish arm of Weil Gotshal & Manges has announced a merger with a fellow Polish market leader to create an entity worth roughly £30m. Rymarz Zdort, which was created in 2019 after breaking away from the US firm, and Maruta Wachta […]
After a search spanning several years, Morrison Foerster has added a four-strong intellectual property litigation team in London. The US firm’s London office has hired a team led by Steven James from Brown Rudnick. James, who starts at MoFo’s offices in the Scalpel on Thursday, was head of the IP practice across Brown Rudnick’s UK […]
South East firm Birketts has announced a tie-up with Batchelors Solicitors, a 40-strong firm with offices in Kent and London. The merger deal sees Birketts operate in Kent for the first time. The majority of Batchelors’ team is based in Bromley, but it will move over to new space taken up by Birketts in April […]
Leeds has been home to a number of office openings this year, with CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang the latest firm to be seeking a launch. The firm has three offices across the north of England in Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, but sources say the firm has identified an opportunity in Leeds and is actively […]
A finance partner, who has been at Shearman & Sterling for 16 years, is moving to Allen & Overy. Marwa Elborai specialises in both capital markets and leveraged finance. She was given the nod to partner in 2016. Denise Gibson, co-head of global leveraged finance, said: “It is fantastic to welcome Marwa to our global […]
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