7 March 2005

DAC raids Stephenson Harwood, Manches to bolster insurance group

Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC) has made two senior partner hires from Manches and Stephenson Harwood. Paul Howick, currently Stephenson Harwood’s head of insurance and reinsurance, will join DAC in April. His practice spans the insurance sector, shipping and energy, as well as corporate restructuring and insolvency. Meanwhile Manches partner Ross Risby has already moved to […]

DAC raids Stephenson Harwood, Manches to bolster insurance group

Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC) has made two senior partner hires from Manches and Stephenson Harwood. Paul Howick, currently Stephenson Harwood’s head of insurance and reinsurance, will join DAC in April. His practice spans the insurance sector, shipping and energy, as well as corporate restructuring and insolvency. Meanwhile Manches partner Ross Risby has already moved to […]

Nine more partners quit Shaw Pittman ahead of Pillsbury merger

Nine more partners are leaving Shaw Pittman following the five that left last week as the firm rapidly weeds out those conflicted by, or not enamoured with, the firm’s merger with Pillsbury Winthrop. Morrison & Foerster is the chief beneficiary taking a group of six partners including legendary corporate/technology partner Jack Lewis. Lawrence Yanowitch and […]

Nine more partners quit Shaw Pittman ahead of Pillsbury merger

Nine more partners are leaving Shaw Pittman following the five that left last week as the firm rapidly weeds out those conflicted by, or not enamoured with, the firm’s merger with Pillsbury Winthrop. Morrison & Foerster is the chief beneficiary taking a group of six partners including legendary corporate/technology partner Jack Lewis. Lawrence Yanowitch and […]

Dutch giant hives off private client practice

Dutch heavyweight Nauta Dutilh is splitting with its Rotterdam-based private client team as the firm continues to pursue its corporate-focused strategy.The two-partner, five fee-earner team will establish a new boutique, the name of which will be announced later this year. The split has been described as entirely amicable, with Nauta commiting to refer its private […]

Dutch giant hives off private client practice

Dutch heavyweight Nauta Dutilh is splitting with its Rotterdam-based private client team as the firm continues to pursue its corporate-focused strategy.The two-partner, five fee-earner team will establish a new boutique, the name of which will be announced later this year. The split has been described as entirely amicable, with Nauta commiting to refer its private […]

Nörr launches New York office

German firm Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz is set to open a liason office in New York next week in order to strengthen its referral relationships with US law firms and target US law firms direct. The office will be headed up by Ronald Frohne who is currently joint managing partner of the firm. Frohne will be […]

Nörr launches New York office

German firm Nörr Stiefenhofer Lutz is set to open a liason office in New York next week in order to strengthen its referral relationships with US law firms and target US law firms direct. The office will be headed up by Ronald Frohne who is currently joint managing partner of the firm. Frohne will be […]

Heatons loses star managing partner to investment house

Niche Stoke-on-Trent firm Heatons has lost its managing partner to London-based corporate finance investment house Arev. Highly rated corporate finance partner David Beech is leaving the firm at the firm at the end of March. His departure will be a blow to Heatons as he is the relationship partner for Icelandic retail investor Baugur, which […]

Heatons loses star managing partner to investment house

Niche Stoke-on-Trent firm Heatons has lost its managing partner to London-based corporate finance investment house Arev. Highly rated corporate finance partner David Beech is leaving the firm at the firm at the end of March. His departure will be a blow to Heatons as he is the relationship partner for Icelandic retail investor Baugur, which […]

Taylor Wessing partners vote for Euro expansion drive

Taylor Wessing partners have given the green light to roll out an ambitious European expansion strategy targeting Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. The plan was ratified at the partnership retreat in Frankfurt last weekend. Taylor Wessing’s UK managing partner Mike Frawley said the strategy was effectively a confirmation of the former strategy. He said: “This […]

Taylor Wessing partners vote for Euro expansion drive

Taylor Wessing partners have given the green light to roll out an ambitious European expansion strategy targeting Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. The plan was ratified at the partnership retreat in Frankfurt last weekend. Taylor Wessing’s UK managing partner Mike Frawley said the strategy was effectively a confirmation of the former strategy. He said: “This […]

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