22 December 2008

Irwin Mitchell makes 16 redundant

Irwin Mitchell makes 16 redundant” />Irwin Mitchell has made at least 16 redundancies, with its conveyancing department bearing the brunt of the layoffs, The Lawyer understands. The firm launched a consultation with members of its Leeds and Sheffield conveyancing department in April of this year. According to sources, this resulted in at least five members […]

Clifford Chance revamps management committees

Clifford Chance has handed Amsterdam managing partner Jan ter Haar a place on its management committee. Clifford Chance revamps management committees” />Clifford Chance has handed Amsterdam managing partner Jan ter Haar (pictured) a place on its management committee with his two-year term due to begin on 1 January. Ter Harr will take responsibility for Western […]


Sonnenschein takes half of Thacher Proffitt

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal has hired more than half the lawyers of troubled firm Thacher Proffitt & Wood, including its managing partner. The US firm secured 100 of Thacher Proffitt’s 195 lawyers including 40 partners and managing partner Paul Tvetenstrand yesterday (21 December). The hires bring the total number of lawyers at Sonnenschein to 800. […]

DLA swallows Milan property boutique

DLA Piper has bolstered its Milan real estate practice through a merger with boutique firm Apollo & Associati. The four-lawyer group, including founding partner Davide Apollo, will join DLA Piper at the start of the year. One associate will be joining DLA Piper as a partner, boosting the Italian real estate practice to five partners […]

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