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Clifford Chance’s City tech head to join Kirkland

Kirkland & Ellis is hiring a new partner from Clifford Chance, in a move that will grow its outsourcing and technology expertise in London. André Duminy joins Kirkland after nearly 25 years at Clifford Chance, where he is head of its London tech and digital group and co-head of the strategic sourcing and complex contracting […]

Car delivery dealership

Costs hit £24m in car delivery class action

Class representative Mark McLaren’s car delivery charges class action has hit £24m in costs ahead of its trial, which is scheduled for 10 weeks in January 2025 in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). The eye-watering figure was revealed in a judgment handed down last Friday (12 July) and includes costs for McLaren’s solicitors Scott + […]

Liverpool and Arsenal

Arsenal and Liverpool battle on as six Premier League clubs settle mega-insurance case

Six Premier League clubs have settled a mega-Covid-19 business interruption case with their insurers. Since March, Aston Villa, Brighton, Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham have all settled for confidential amounts with some of the world’s largest insurers. The most recent settlement was agreed between Leicester City and Aviva Insurance at the […]

Alexandra Chauvin, White & Case

White & Case hires again from Ropes

White & Case has continued its expansion of its investment funds practice in the UK, with another hire from Ropes & Gray. Alexandra Chauvin joins White & Case as a partner in its investment funds practice and global private equity industry group from Ropes where she spent just over two years. Chauvin specialises in secondaries […]

Signal Research Reports

UK Top 50 partner promotions

This report includes: analysis of partner promotions at the UK Top 50 firms since 2020 insight into regional promotion trends a look at the progress towards gender parity in partner promotions data on the practice areas experiencing the highest number of promotions.

Cleary Gottlieb: Under the skin of a firm playing catch-up

This report contains: an analysis of the reality of Cleary Gottlieb’s growth trajectory in London since 2014 an overview of challenges faced by the top global firms which are pursuing similar growth strategies a discussion on Cleary’s distinctive practice area mix, highlighting its substantial focus on antitrust cases.

The Nordic 50 2024

This report contains: ranking of the Nordic 50 firms on a headcount basis headcount analysis of the largest firms split into three groups financial and market analysis of the four jurisdictions in the region firm specific data profiles

Litigation team of the year

This report includes: a breakdown of the eight firms shortlisted for the Litigation Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2024 an overview of the case they have been nominated for an analysis of the firms’ larger litigation team

Regional efficiency of the UK 101-200: the Independents

This report includes: a regional efficiency map for firms ranked 101-200 (The Independents) insight into the impact of geographic location on efficiency, highlighting regional disparities, drivers of success, and areas for improvement.

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