2 October 2006

Clarke Willmott reviews strategy as Sedgwick retains helm

Clarke Willmott has turned its focus to an extensive strategy review following the re-election of managing partner David Sedgwick for a third successive term this morning (6 October). The Bristol-based firm’s 65-strong partnership will spend the weekend (6-7 October) hammering out its ambitious plans for growth as part of its annual partnership meeting. Sedgwick commented: […]

Clarke Willmott reviews strategy as Sedgwick retains helm

Clarke Willmott has turned its focus to an extensive strategy review following the re-election of managing partner David Sedgwick for a third successive term this morning (6 October). The Bristol-based firm’s 65-strong partnership will spend the weekend (6-7 October) hammering out its ambitious plans for growth as part of its annual partnership meeting. Sedgwick commented: […]

Nixon Peabody grows private equity with team hire

Nixon Peabody has raided the New York office of King & Spalding to expand its private equity practice. Former King & Spalding partner Dominick DeChiara and senior associate Bradley Vaiana both join Nixon Peabody as partners, with DeChiara becoming head of the firm’s leveraged buyout (LBO) practice. He will work with Charley Jacobs, head of […]

Nixon Peabody grows private equity with team hire

Nixon Peabody has raided the New York office of King & Spalding to expand its private equity practice. Former King & Spalding partner Dominick DeChiara and senior associate Bradley Vaiana both join Nixon Peabody as partners, with DeChiara becoming head of the firm’s leveraged buyout (LBO) practice. He will work with Charley Jacobs, head of […]

Norton Rose enters fray in Aer Lingus battle

Norton Rose has won a key role on the EURO1.48bn takeover bid by Ryanair for Aer Lingus. Corporate finance partner Mark Bankes is leading the firm’s team on the defence of the bid, which was yesterday (5 October) rejected by the Aer Lingus board. Bankes, along with corporate finance partner Jill Gauntlett, led the City […]

Norton Rose enters fray in Aer Lingus battle

Norton Rose has won a key role on the EURO1.48bn takeover bid by Ryanair for Aer Lingus. Corporate finance partner Mark Bankes is leading the firm’s team on the defence of the bid, which was yesterday (5 October) rejected by the Aer Lingus board. Bankes, along with corporate finance partner Jill Gauntlett, led the City […]

DLA Piper furthers Italian growth with ten hires

DLA Piper has continued its frenzied lateral hire spree in the Italian market, making simultaneous raids for two finance partners and eight fee-earners across various practice areas. The latest hires see the firm welcome a finance partner each into its Rome and Milan offices. Earlier this year the firm poached a new head for its […]

DLA Piper furthers Italian growth with ten hires

DLA Piper has continued its frenzied lateral hire spree in the Italian market, making simultaneous raids for two finance partners and eight fee-earners across various practice areas. The latest hires see the firm welcome a finance partner each into its Rome and Milan offices. Earlier this year the firm poached a new head for its […]

Lovells Italian arm in management shake-up

Lovells’ Italian managing partner is to leave the firm, prompting a shake-up of its Italian management structure. Paolo Criscione will leave the firm at the end of October, with private equity star Leah Dunlop taking over as managing partner for Italy and setting the strategic direction for the firm in Italy. Marco Rota Candiani is […]

Lovells Italian arm in management shake-up

Lovells’ Italian managing partner is to leave the firm, prompting a shake-up of its Italian management structure. Paolo Criscione will leave the firm at the end of October, with private equity star Leah Dunlop taking over as managing partner for Italy and setting the strategic direction for the firm in Italy. Marco Rota Candiani is […]

Kaye Scholer beefs up in London with BLP raid

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) investment partner Tim Spangler has defected to New York firm Kaye Scholer to head up its global investment funds practice. Spangler will start his new position on Monday (9 October). Before Spangler’s arrival, Kaye Scholer had no dedicated investment funds practice, although its New York and Chicago finance lawyers undertook funds […]

Kaye Scholer beefs up in London with BLP raid

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) investment partner Tim Spangler has defected to New York firm Kaye Scholer to head up its global investment funds practice. Spangler will start his new position on Monday (9 October). Before Spangler’s arrival, Kaye Scholer had no dedicated investment funds practice, although its New York and Chicago finance lawyers undertook funds […]

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