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A post-merger review gave BCLP a set of goals, but the results so far are mixed
As it edges closer to the £100m revenue mark, PwC Legal is looking for growth in the regions
Partnership demographics in Asia are changing, but the pace is glacial
Despite the boasts of flat hierarchies, solicitors still enjoy privileges of rank within law firms
Which of the magic circle can truly claim to be global?
The move of Matthew Arnold & Baldwin’s banking team turned Dentons into one of the City’s most oft-used firms, but court roles could dwindle.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has expanded its French litigation and investigations practice, with the appointment of two new partners. The firm has hired White & Case partner Philippe Métais, head of its commercial and civil litigation group in Paris. He joined the firm in 1987. Making the move alongside him is Elodie Valette, a White […]
Goodwin has hired a capital markets partner from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP), little more than a year after she joined the merged firm. The firm has taken on Ariel White-Tsimikalis, who until now was a partner in the UK public company practice within the M&A and corporate finance team in London and global co-leader […]
Metro Bank’s former general counsel has moved to rail pension fund Railpen to rebuild the legal function. Sally-Ann James has taken on the GC mantle at Railpen after nearly a decade as GC at Metro Bank. She joined as sole counsel in 2012 from the Co-operative Banking Group’s contract and commercial in-house team. It was […]
Ashurst has recruited a partner from Norton Rose Fulbright, the second addition to its City finance practice in less than a month. The firm has taken on Daniel Franks, who has been a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright since 2014. A derivatives and structured finance specialist, he focuses on capital markets transactions – especially in […]
The Lawyer and LexisNexis gathered delegates from across the legal sector, including lawyers, chief operating officers and IT directors, to discuss data and analytics – the critical path that data plays in their practices and how to harness its power for profitability, risk, management, planning and client experience. The roundtable was led by LexisNexis UK […]
A partner from Travers Smith’s finance team is moving to a US outfit, making him the latest to leave in the past year. Partner Barry Newman is understood to be joining Proskauer Rose. Newman is a homegrown Travers lawyer who trained at the firm and became a partner in the finance group in 2016. Newman’s practice […]
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