12 November 2007

Olswang to make 10 redundant in real estate

Olswang is set to make 10 people redundant from its real estate department. Olswang announced today that it is restructuring its property practice, a move which has resulted in consultations that are expected to lead to five associates and five secretaries losing their jobs. A firm released a statement, which said: “Olswang is restructuring its […]

Olswang to make 10 redundant in real estate

Olswang is set to make 10 people redundant from its real estate department. Olswang announced today that it is restructuring its property practice, a move which has resulted in consultations that are expected to lead to five associates and five secretaries losing their jobs. A firm released a statement, which said: “Olswang is restructuring its […]

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Editor’s Blog from The Lawyer Summit 2007

Day 2, 3.20pm: Burges Salmon has a lot to answer for. The firm sent all the delegates a nice little freebie last night in the shape of a torch. Of polar bears, panels and overeating Day 2, 3.20pm: Burges Salmon has a lot to answer for. The firm sent all the delegates a nice little […]

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Editor’s Blog from The Lawyer Summit 2007

Day 2, 3.20pm: Burges Salmon has a lot to answer for. The firm sent all the delegates a nice little freebie last night in the shape of a torch. Of polar bears, panels and overeating Day 2, 3.20pm: Burges Salmon has a lot to answer for. The firm sent all the delegates a nice little […]

Horizon names first general counsel

Offshore financial services group Horizon has appointed David Ibbotson as its inaugural general counsel, with responsibility for compliance and all client matters. Ibbotson joins the Jersey-based firm from the Walbrook Group, following its take-over by Barclays Wealth. He established the in-house team there in June 2005. A qualified English barrister, he brings experience as in-house […]

Horizon names first general counsel

Offshore financial services group Horizon has appointed David Ibbotson as its inaugural general counsel, with responsibility for compliance and all client matters. Ibbotson joins the Jersey-based firm from the Walbrook Group, following its take-over by Barclays Wealth. He established the in-house team there in June 2005. A qualified English barrister, he brings experience as in-house […]

DLA Liverpool hit by trio of departures

DLA Piper’s Liverpool office will see a wave of departures over the next few weeks, with exits from senior members of the corporate, employment and property litigation teams. The office’s former managing partner Michael Prince, currently a corporate partner with the firm, will be embarking on a new career as non-executive chair of housebuilder David […]

DLA Liverpool hit by trio of departures

DLA Piper’s Liverpool office will see a wave of departures over the next few weeks, with exits from senior members of the corporate, employment and property litigation teams. The office’s former managing partner Michael Prince, currently a corporate partner with the firm, will be embarking on a new career as non-executive chair of housebuilder David […]

Freshfields and Travers bag roles on Close Brothers buy-out

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Travers Smith have landed key roles on the latest potential union of two City financial institutions. Travers Smith is leading advice to stockbroker Cenkos, which last week made an indicative 950 pence-per-share offer for Close Brothers, valuing the investment bank at £1.4bn. Head of corporate finance Spencer Summerfield is leading the […]

Freshfields and Travers bag roles on Close Brothers buy-out

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Travers Smith have landed key roles on the latest potential union of two City financial institutions. Travers Smith is leading advice to stockbroker Cenkos, which last week made an indicative 950 pence-per-share offer for Close Brothers, valuing the investment bank at £1.4bn. Head of corporate finance Spencer Summerfield is leading the […]

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A&O and Freshfields boost US associate bonuses

Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer yesterday announced their new bonuses for US associates. Both firms matched market rates, announcing end-of-year and special bonuses starting at $35,000 for class of 2007 associates and rising to a total of $115,000 for class of 2001 or older associates. The latter figure includes a $50,000 special bonus. […]

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A&O and Freshfields boost US associate bonuses

Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer yesterday announced their new bonuses for US associates. Both firms matched market rates, announcing end-of-year and special bonuses starting at $35,000 for class of 2007 associates and rising to a total of $115,000 for class of 2001 or older associates. The latter figure includes a $50,000 special bonus. […]

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