What does the energy transition mean for providers of legal services?

The moment the penny dropped for Dimitri Papaefstratiou was two years ago at the annual International Petroleum Week. “It was a seminal moment,” he recalls. “For the first time, the agenda inside the event was about how the oil and gas industry could align itself with the energy transition. The industry’s most senior executives were […]


Addleshaws and KPMG take spots on Deloitte Legal’s Kemp Little deal

Addleshaw Goddard and KPMG led on the negotiations that resulted in the purchase of IT-focused firm Kemp Little by Deloitte Legal. Deloitte Legal was advised by its in-house corporate development team and by a team from Addleshaw Goddard led by professional practices partner Aster Crawshaw. Kemp Little was advised by KPMG, commercial-focused law firm Hierons Law […]

The Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 disruption, it has become apparent that coming together for The Lawyer Awards ceremony in its usual format will not be possible this year. However The Lawyer team, our judges and sponsors all agree that it is vital for the hard work showcased in the 500+ excellent submissions received this […]

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Cleary makes up City duo in all-male promos round

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has unveiled its latest round of partner promotion, with two making the grade in London. The firm has promoted seven male associates to its partnership this year, with the majority in the US. The firm has also promoted three associates to counsel. The two promotions in London is the highest […]

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Addleshaws’ managing partner secures third term

Addleshaw Goddard managing partner John Joyce has been re-elected for a third term, extending his tenure until 2025. Joyce’s new four-year term, which the firm said was uncontested, will start on 1 May 2021.  He was first appointed managing partner in May 2014, replacing Paul Devitt who stood down from the post a year early. […]