John Joyce

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. […]

Monckton silk leaves the Bar after three decades to join US firm

A prominent silk has left Monckton Chambers to lead King & Spalding’s global public international law disputes team. Ben Emmerson QC leaves Monckton after joining the set in January 2019. He started his career at Doughty Street, before founding Matrix Chambers in 2000 – taking silk the same year. He was awarded a CBE in […]

Black History Month: Osborne Clarke’s TK Spiff

Coming from a Nigerian background there a few avenues you are pushed down, and my mum thought being a lawyer was what I was good at. Sciences didn’t work for me; law made sense at age 16. I was born in Oxford but grew up in Aylesbury. I have been in London for six years […]

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 […]