21 March 2005

Sullivan & Cromwell breaks magic circle dominance in European M&A

Sullivan & Cromwell has broken the dominance of the magic circle firms in the European M&A market. The New York firm, which has steadily been climbing up the M&A league tables has moved up one position to take the number two spot (by value) in Mergermarket’s rankings for the first quarter of 2005, putting it […]

Sullivan & Cromwell breaks magic circle dominance in European M&A

Sullivan & Cromwell has broken the dominance of the magic circle firms in the European M&A market. The New York firm, which has steadily been climbing up the M&A league tables has moved up one position to take the number two spot (by value) in Mergermarket’s rankings for the first quarter of 2005, putting it […]

Pinsents’ corporate chief quits for Nicholson Graham

Pinsent Masons’ joint London managing partner and national head of corporate has quit to join Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham. Martin Lane, who was named Pinsents’ joint London managing partner alongside Martin Roberts in December 2004 following last year’s merger between legacy firms Pinsents and Masons, is leaving at the end of the month. He […]

Pinsents’ corporate chief quits for Nicholson Graham

Pinsent Masons’ joint London managing partner and national head of corporate has quit to join Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham. Martin Lane, who was named Pinsents’ joint London managing partner alongside Martin Roberts in December 2004 following last year’s merger between legacy firms Pinsents and Masons, is leaving at the end of the month. He […]

Outer Temple silk appointed War Crimes judge

Outer Temple Chambers’ Paul Garlick QC has been appointed as an international judge for War Crimes of the Criminal and Appellate Divisions of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The appointment was made by Lord Paddy Ashdown, the former Liberal Democrat leader and High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Garlick has been chosen as one […]

Outer Temple silk appointed War Crimes judge

Outer Temple Chambers’ Paul Garlick QC has been appointed as an international judge for War Crimes of the Criminal and Appellate Divisions of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The appointment was made by Lord Paddy Ashdown, the former Liberal Democrat leader and High Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Garlick has been chosen as one […]

DLA Piper makes up 23 new partners

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has announced its latest round of partner promotions, with 23 lawyers being made up across the firm’s UK, European and Asian network. The new appointments bring to 413 the number of partners in the UK, Europe and Asia. As a distinct partnership, promotions on the US side of the business […]

DLA Piper makes up 23 new partners

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has announced its latest round of partner promotions, with 23 lawyers being made up across the firm’s UK, European and Asian network. The new appointments bring to 413 the number of partners in the UK, Europe and Asia. As a distinct partnership, promotions on the US side of the business […]

Pinsents partner charged with murder

A senior Pinsent Masons banking and finance partner has been charged with murdering his wife. Chris Lumsden was remanded in custody by Trafford Magistrates’ Court yesterday. He was arrested last week after his wife Alison Lumsden was found dead with stab wounds. A spokesperson for Pinsents expressed concern for Lumsden’s family but declined to comment […]

Pinsents partner charged with murder

A senior Pinsent Masons banking and finance partner has been charged with murdering his wife. Chris Lumsden was remanded in custody by Trafford Magistrates’ Court yesterday. He was arrested last week after his wife Alison Lumsden was found dead with stab wounds. A spokesperson for Pinsents expressed concern for Lumsden’s family but declined to comment […]

DLA bolsters Bangkok with Coudert raid

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has raided Coudert Brothers to secure two new Bangkok partners as the firm aggressively ramps up its Thai presence. Former Coudert Bangkok managing partner Chanvitaya Suvarnapunya and telecoms specialist Chatchai Inthasuwan will be joined at DLA by four associates. Also joining the firm is highly rated restructuring expert Lampros Vassiliou […]

DLA bolsters Bangkok with Coudert raid

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has raided Coudert Brothers to secure two new Bangkok partners as the firm aggressively ramps up its Thai presence. Former Coudert Bangkok managing partner Chanvitaya Suvarnapunya and telecoms specialist Chatchai Inthasuwan will be joined at DLA by four associates. Also joining the firm is highly rated restructuring expert Lampros Vassiliou […]

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