25 September 2006

The new old boss at A&O

Congratulations to Allen & Overy managing partner David Morley, whose partners have just given him a vote of confidence by extending his term by another year, as revealed yesterday on www.thelawyer.com. The managing partner term now runs parallel with that of the senior partner – a post that will become vacant in a couple of […]

The new old boss at A&O

Congratulations to Allen & Overy managing partner David Morley, whose partners have just given him a vote of confidence by extending his term by another year, as revealed yesterday on www.thelawyer.com. The managing partner term now runs parallel with that of the senior partner – a post that will become vacant in a couple of […]

Norr makes second Freshfields hire

Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz has raided Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for the second time this month. Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz has hired Russia specialist Thomas Mundry from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Moscow office. Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz’s managing partner Hans-Peter Zier told The Lawyer: “With Freshfields’ leading Moscow partner Kirsten Floss returning to Germany, it seems as if the firm […]

Norr makes second Freshfields hire

Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz has raided Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for the second time this month. Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz has hired Russia specialist Thomas Mundry from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Moscow office. Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz’s managing partner Hans-Peter Zier told The Lawyer: “With Freshfields’ leading Moscow partner Kirsten Floss returning to Germany, it seems as if the firm […]

Forty per cent of companies are not ready for age discrimination laws

Over 40 per cent of employers have failed to train managers in how new age discrimination legislation will affect recruitment, according to a new survey carried out by Eversheds. The firm spoke to HR directors and senior managers in 150 companies to find out how ready they were for the introduction of the Employment Equality […]

Forty per cent of companies are not ready for age discrimination laws

Over 40 per cent of employers have failed to train managers in how new age discrimination legislation will affect recruitment, according to a new survey carried out by Eversheds. The firm spoke to HR directors and senior managers in 150 companies to find out how ready they were for the introduction of the Employment Equality […]

Linklaters-KPMG share £5m for two-month job

Linklaters and KPMG are to split a pot of £5m for a two month investigation into the accounts of building company Interserve. In August. Interserve launched an investigation and suspended six senior managers from its industrial services division, which has clients including Heathrow Airport and BP, after finding a £25.9m hole in the accounts. Linklaters […]

Linklaters-KPMG share £5m for two-month job

Linklaters and KPMG are to split a pot of £5m for a two month investigation into the accounts of building company Interserve. In August. Interserve launched an investigation and suspended six senior managers from its industrial services division, which has clients including Heathrow Airport and BP, after finding a £25.9m hole in the accounts. Linklaters […]

Zurich chops UK panel by 80 per cent

Zurich has slashed its UK legal panel from over 25 firms to just five after an extensive review of its legal provision. Beachcroft, Bevan Brittan, Pinsent Masons, Shoosmiths and Gloucester firm Tanners are the successful firms, appointed after a competitive tender process. Zurich’s UK general counsel James Butler said the new panel would enable the […]

Zurich chops UK panel by 80 per cent

Zurich has slashed its UK legal panel from over 25 firms to just five after an extensive review of its legal provision. Beachcroft, Bevan Brittan, Pinsent Masons, Shoosmiths and Gloucester firm Tanners are the successful firms, appointed after a competitive tender process. Zurich’s UK general counsel James Butler said the new panel would enable the […]

Pinsents regeneration veteran quits for Campbell Hooper

Campbell Hooper raided Pinsent Masons for property partner Peter Stockdale, along with a team of two associates and five plot-sales specialists. Stockdale joins as a partner in the firm’s regeneration group and has a practice that focuses on town centre redevelopments and urban renewal projects. Campbell Hooper managing partner Jeremy Dutton said: “Pinsent Masons is […]

Pinsents regeneration veteran quits for Campbell Hooper

Campbell Hooper raided Pinsent Masons for property partner Peter Stockdale, along with a team of two associates and five plot-sales specialists. Stockdale joins as a partner in the firm’s regeneration group and has a practice that focuses on town centre redevelopments and urban renewal projects. Campbell Hooper managing partner Jeremy Dutton said: “Pinsent Masons is […]

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