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Gardening leave ends for Norton Rose partners

Norton Rose has finally let go of its three departing acquisition finance partners who start at Allen & Overy today (24 June). Tim Polglase, Clive Wells and Robin Harvey left Norton Rose last Friday and will join fellow partner Andrew Bamber, who started at A&O on 10 June following more than two months of gardening […]

A&O brings Germans into management team

Fischer-Zernin and Overlack unanimously voted in as Welling is recalled to London Allen & Overy (A&O) has changed the structure of its German management, creating two new roles to replace current head Mark Welling, who is to return to London in October.Hamburg-based partner Cornelius Fischer-Zernin has been appointed managing partner while Frankfurt-based partner Arndt Overlack […]

Wilmer Cutler wins Stibbe competition trio in Brussels

US firm Wilmer Cutler & Pickering has raided the Brussels office of Herbert Smith’s best friend Stibbe, taking three partners from the Benelux firm’s competition team. The raid gives new impetus to Wilmer’s competition and trade team, which was hit by the loss of four partners to Latham & Watkins this February.The three partners – […]

Game for a laugh

Sticking with the football theme, Tulkinghorn is as delighted with England’s victory over Argentina as anyone, but feels that the gloating has to stop. Tulkinghorn was particularly disgusted with those barrister clerks – you know who you are – who found hours of entertainment harassing the Argentinian embassy. In fact, one particularly mischievous clerk circulated […]

Eversheds gains place on regeneration panel

Eversheds has won a place on the legal panel of regeneration agency Yorkshire Forward to provide both property and corporate advice. The formal panel was set up to increase competition as the preferred adviser had always been Hammonds, which keeps a place. Head of property development Stephen Sorrell (left) and property partner Lee Ranson will […]

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