31 March 2008

Lawyers – not so hot at PR, are they?

Lawyers – not so hot at PR, are they?

This time last week we brought you news of Nicholas De Lacy Brown, the would-be barrister and Apprentice reject who managed to raise the hackles of Sir Alan Sugar, chavs, non-graduates, football fans and people with a ‘B’ grade GCSE in the course of 60 minutes.

Sidley taps SJ Berwin for hedge funds expert

SJ Berwin for hedge funds expert” />Hedge funds and financial markets partner Bruce Gardner has left SJ Berwin after eight years to join the London office of US firm Sidley Austin. Gardner joins Sidley as a partner in the investment funds, advisors and derivatives group. SJ Berwin head of financial services David Calligan said: “Bruce […]

Trio make partnership at Skadden London

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom has promoted a record number of partners to its London office this year, with three being made up out of a worldwide total of 25. Last year the firm promoted two in London out of a total of 29, both of whom were in the corporate department, and the […]

Addleshaws: managing associates

The noteworthy fact about Addleshaws promotions this year wasn’t that it promoted almost double the number it did last year, despite an economic downturn.

Nabarro, Hunton & Hosseini

Those that have recently been promoted to the partnership must be letting out a sigh of relief. For it will have been a tough year.

Addleshaws doubles promotions

Addleshaw Goddard has promoted nine to the partnership, almost double last year’s figure, with a major emphasis on making up female associates compared with last year. This year six of the nine new partners are women, whereas last year the firm promoted five, all of whom were men. The new partners are Justine Delroy (commercial […]

Nabarro promotes five to partner

Nabarro promotes five to partner” />Nabarro has promoted five associates to the partnership this year, two down on last year’s total of seven. Senior partner Simon Johnston recognised that the total was not as high as in some of his firm’s City competitors, but argued that the conservative figure was still “positive in this market,” […]

Hunton & Williams: The London eye

Dearbhla Quigley’s promotion at the London office of US firm Hunton & Williams is further evidence that its good to be a woman in corporate.

Reed Smith reunites ex-Freshfields finance duo

Reed Smith reunites ex-Freshfields finance duo” />Reed Smith Richards Butler has boosted its finance practice with the addition of Clyde & Co asset finance partner Siva Subramaniam. Subramaniam, who joins from the London office of Clyde & Co, where he was also a partner, is reunited with Rex Rosales, who leads Reed Smith’s transport finance […]

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