29 October 2007

Hammonds loses another team

Hammonds has lost another team as the flood of departures shows little sign of abating. DWF has taken two partners and five lawyers from its real estate team. Partners Nic Crocker and Simon Meek will move to DWF in the New Year. Hammonds played down the mass exit. One partner claimed: “Everyone has their sell-by-date. […]

Hammonds loses another team

Hammonds has lost another team as the flood of departures shows little sign of abating. DWF has taken two partners and five lawyers from its real estate team. Partners Nic Crocker and Simon Meek will move to DWF in the New Year. Hammonds played down the mass exit. One partner claimed: “Everyone has their sell-by-date. […]

Freshfields reports 18 per cent half-year growth

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the latest firm to report strong financial performance at the half-year stage, with fee income jumping by 19 per cent on this time last year. The magic circle firm has earned £560m in fees since the end of the 2006-07 financial year. This compares to £470m this time last year. At […]

Freshfields reports 18 per cent half-year growth

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the latest firm to report strong financial performance at the half-year stage, with fee income jumping by 19 per cent on this time last year. The magic circle firm has earned £560m in fees since the end of the 2006-07 financial year. This compares to £470m this time last year. At […]

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A&O sets the standard

02-Nov 2007A&O sets the standard Exactly one week ago Allen & Overy‘s (A&O) communications director David Crundwell quit with managing partner David Morley praising him for improving processes and professionalising the communications function. Crundwell’s legacy was in evidence today as A&O was first out of the blocks with its half-year results, revealing a healthy 16 […]

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A&O sets the standard

02-Nov 2007A&O sets the standard Exactly one week ago Allen & Overy‘s (A&O) communications director David Crundwell quit with managing partner David Morley praising him for improving processes and professionalising the communications function. Crundwell’s legacy was in evidence today as A&O was first out of the blocks with its half-year results, revealing a healthy 16 […]

Wragges and College of Law in LPC tie up

Birmingham-based firm Wragge & Co has teamed up with The College of Law to launch a bespoke LPC plus course from next year. Thirty students will be enrolled in the new programme, studying a commercial-focused syllabus. Alongside compulsory modules firm trainees will take electives in litigation, corporate and real estate. Wragges is the latest in […]

Wragges and College of Law in LPC tie up

Birmingham-based firm Wragge & Co has teamed up with The College of Law to launch a bespoke LPC plus course from next year. Thirty students will be enrolled in the new programme, studying a commercial-focused syllabus. Alongside compulsory modules firm trainees will take electives in litigation, corporate and real estate. Wragges is the latest in […]

Reed Smith lands Tate & Lyle Mexico deal

Reed Smith Richards Butler’s longstanding relationship with UK client Tate & Lyle has gifted the firm’s Chicago office a role on a £46m divestment for the company in Mexico. Tate & Lyle Mexico has sold a 49 per cent stake in Group Industrial Azucarero de Occidente (Occidente) to commodity management service provider ED&F Man Holdings. […]

Reed Smith lands Tate & Lyle Mexico deal

Reed Smith Richards Butler’s longstanding relationship with UK client Tate & Lyle has gifted the firm’s Chicago office a role on a £46m divestment for the company in Mexico. Tate & Lyle Mexico has sold a 49 per cent stake in Group Industrial Azucarero de Occidente (Occidente) to commodity management service provider ED&F Man Holdings. […]

Byrne in the USA: Wragges and known man

It’s amazing how often a certain British firm crops up in New York. Or, to be more accurate, how often one of its partners does. Wragge & Co’s David Birch was in town last Saturday (27 October). A spot of Manhattan networking, four days back in Blighty and then Birch was back again yesterday (Thursday […]

Byrne in the USA: Wragges and known man

It’s amazing how often a certain British firm crops up in New York. Or, to be more accurate, how often one of its partners does. Wragge & Co’s David Birch was in town last Saturday (27 October). A spot of Manhattan networking, four days back in Blighty and then Birch was back again yesterday (Thursday […]

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