Herbert Smith has promoted an inhouse accountant to partnership status in a move thought to be unique among City law firms.
Kathryn Cearns has been given partnership status as a recognition of the growing role law firms will have advising clients on audit issues post-Enron.
“The accounting and reporting framework is critical to the effective operation of the markets and is an area where considerable changes are taking place,” said Herbert Smith practice partner Richard Fleck.
Ex-Hunton & Williams partners to set up specialist regulatory group O’Melveny & Myers is making the most of the battered telecoms sector by setting up a specialist regulatory group. James Young, the former general counsel at Bell Atlantic, now Verizon Communications, and of counsel at Hunton & Williams will be moving to O’Melveny as a […]