11 April 2005

Ashurst star quits to become GE legal chief in Germany

Ashurst rising star Andreas Hoffmann has resigned after just over a year with the firm to become GE’s first general counsel in Germany. His departure, which was announced internally at Ashurst on Wednesday, will leave the UK firm with one corporate partner in Munich, Joerg Kirchner. The move heralds a push by finance giant GE […]

Ashurst star quits to become GE legal chief in Germany

Ashurst rising star Andreas Hoffmann has resigned after just over a year with the firm to become GE’s first general counsel in Germany. His departure, which was announced internally at Ashurst on Wednesday, will leave the UK firm with one corporate partner in Munich, Joerg Kirchner. The move heralds a push by finance giant GE […]

Sullivan & Cromwell’s Bray named top corporate star

Sullivan & Crowmell corporate partner Garth Bray has topped the individual partner league tables (by value) for the past 12 months. Bray advised on six deals worth 59.3m euros between 1 April 2004 and 31 March 2005, according to Mergermarket, including the recent 6.7bn euro Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria – Banco Nazionale di Lavoro deal […]

Sullivan & Cromwell’s Bray named top corporate star

Sullivan & Crowmell corporate partner Garth Bray has topped the individual partner league tables (by value) for the past 12 months. Bray advised on six deals worth 59.3m euros between 1 April 2004 and 31 March 2005, according to Mergermarket, including the recent 6.7bn euro Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria – Banco Nazionale di Lavoro deal […]

CC promotes 30 to partnership; litigation dominates

Clifford Chance has made up 30 new partners in a round of promotions covering 11 of the firm’s offices – the highest number at any UK firm so far this year. The London office and the litigation department receive the bulk of the new partners, with 12 and eight promotions respectively. Two of the promotions […]

CC promotes 30 to partnership; litigation dominates

Clifford Chance has made up 30 new partners in a round of promotions covering 11 of the firm’s offices – the highest number at any UK firm so far this year. The London office and the litigation department receive the bulk of the new partners, with 12 and eight promotions respectively. Two of the promotions […]

Lovells names new corporate chief

Andrew Skipper has been confirmed as Lovells’ new head of corporate, taking over from Hugh Nineham. Skipper who was voted in by Lovells’ partnership yesterday (12 April) has also become a member of the firm’s international executive, which has responsibility for developing Lovells’ strategy across is practice areas and regions. Lovells corporate practice now also […]

Lovells names new corporate chief

Andrew Skipper has been confirmed as Lovells’ new head of corporate, taking over from Hugh Nineham. Skipper who was voted in by Lovells’ partnership yesterday (12 April) has also become a member of the firm’s international executive, which has responsibility for developing Lovells’ strategy across is practice areas and regions. Lovells corporate practice now also […]

Martineau Johnson loses litigation head to Heatons

Niche Stoke-on-Trent firm Heatons has raided Martineau Johnson for a new head of litigation. Andrew Spooner, who has been the head of Martineu Johnson’s commercial litigation practice for the past 15 years, has joined Heatons as a director of litigation. His arrival follows the appointment earlier this month of Matt Fleetwood as the firm’s new […]

Martineau Johnson loses litigation head to Heatons

Niche Stoke-on-Trent firm Heatons has raided Martineau Johnson for a new head of litigation. Andrew Spooner, who has been the head of Martineu Johnson’s commercial litigation practice for the past 15 years, has joined Heatons as a director of litigation. His arrival follows the appointment earlier this month of Matt Fleetwood as the firm’s new […]

Paul Hastings makes Italy debut after Norton Rose raid

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has made a dramatic Italian launch, with the hires of the founder of Norton Rose‘s Italian operation Roberto Cornetta and Parmalat head of legal Bruno Cova. As first reported in The Lawyer, the hires follow a protracted period of negotiation between the parties. The pair was voted into the Paul […]

Paul Hastings makes Italy debut after Norton Rose raid

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has made a dramatic Italian launch, with the hires of the founder of Norton Rose‘s Italian operation Roberto Cornetta and Parmalat head of legal Bruno Cova. As first reported in The Lawyer, the hires follow a protracted period of negotiation between the parties. The pair was voted into the Paul […]

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