2 May 2016

Business Leadership awards alumni: Addleshaw Goddard KM team

The trend for knowledge management (KM) and its specialists, to move ever closer to the strategic core of law firms’ businesses was highlighted perfectly by the success of Addleshaw Goddard at last year’s Business Leadership Awards. The award also highlighted the trend towards firms working in partnership on client matters.

Brexit will “test the mettle” of lawyers

There’s a lurid fascination that comes with watching the UK’s Brexit debate from the US. At one level, it seems not unlike a marriage in its death throes. You know both ­husband and wife and feel terribly about it all, but cannot avert your eyes. The only winner? Neil Sedaka. Breaking up, as we’re told, is hard to do.

Moves: 2 May 2016

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired Ashurst financial regulatory partner James Perry. Perry has been a partner at Ashur

Oh Manchester, so much to answer for

In March pretty much the entire editorial team of The Lawyer spent a week in Manchester. We came away certain of several things. First things first: sorry Birmingham and sorry Leeds – Manchester is definitively UK Law’s second city.

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