9 December 2002

Osborne Clarke picks Beswick to succeed Perrin

International head of private equity Simon Beswick to become managing partner from May 2003; Leslie Perrin to be Osborne Clarke’s first full-time senior partner Osborne Clarke has appointed managing partner Leslie Perrin as the firm’s first full-time senior partner and international head of private equity Simon Beswick as its next managing partner. Perrin will step […]

Osborne Clarke picks Beswick to succeed Perrin

International head of private equity Simon Beswick to become managing partner from May 2003; Leslie Perrin to be Osborne Clarke’s first full-time senior partner Osborne Clarke has appointed managing partner Leslie Perrin as the firm’s first full-time senior partner and international head of private equity Simon Beswick as its next managing partner. Perrin will step […]

Morley triumphant in A&O managing partner election

Banking star to take the helm of magic circle firm next May Allen & Overy global banking head David Morley has won the election to be the magic circle firm’s new managing partner. He beat projects partner Anne Baldock and Belgium managing partner Wim Dejonghe to the post after current managing partner John Rink stepped […]

Herbert Smith’s Fleck to chair auditing standards body

Worldwide practice partner Richard Fleck appointed chairman of Auditing Practices Board Herbert Smith worldwide practice partner Richard Fleck has been appointed chairman of the Auditing Practices Board, a subsidiary of the Accountancy Foundation. Fleck, widely known as ‘the accountants’ lawyer’, had a longstanding advisory relationship with Andersen until its collapse and also acts for PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

Eversheds elects regional successor to Gray

Stephen Hopkins to step into David Gray’s shoes as managing partner for Leeds and Manchester Eversheds has appointed Stephen Hopkins as its new regional managing partner for Leeds and Manchester. He will succeed David Gray who was elected as firmwide managing partner in October. Hopkins, who is currently head of corporate for the region, will […]

Morley triumphant in A&O managing partner election

Banking star to take the helm of magic circle firm next May Allen & Overy global banking head David Morley has won the election to be the magic circle firm’s new managing partner. He beat projects partner Anne Baldock and Belgium managing partner Wim Dejonghe to the post after current managing partner John Rink stepped […]

Herbert Smith’s Fleck to chair auditing standards body

Worldwide practice partner Richard Fleck appointed chairman of Auditing Practices Board Herbert Smith worldwide practice partner Richard Fleck has been appointed chairman of the Auditing Practices Board, a subsidiary of the Accountancy Foundation. Fleck, widely known as ‘the accountants’ lawyer’, had a longstanding advisory relationship with Andersen until its collapse and also acts for PricewaterhouseCoopers […]

Eversheds to facilitate client’s casino purchase

Competition issues have forced longstanding Eversheds client Stanley Leisure into an alliance with private equity house H-G Capital as it considers a £250m bid for casino operator London Clubs International (LCI), represented by Lovells. Stanley issued a statement last week saying that it was considering a friendly takeover of LCI. If the deal goes through, […]

Court steps in as Enron fees spiral

Lawyers’ fees related to the Enron Chapter 11 reorganisation are continuing to snowball, sparking fears of dwindling returns to disgruntled creditors The latest tally shows that the cost of the 23 firms acting for Enron and unsecured creditors has now reached $174m (£110.8m). The running total of professional fees on Enron is $237m (£150.9m). Enron’s […]

Theodores ousts Dentons from Reubens bros work

Theodore Goddard has scored its first real estate instruction from real estate tycoons Simon and David Reubens, muscling in on work that has traditionally gone to Denton Wilde Sapte. Theodores advised the Reubens’ investment vehicle Reubros on the £120m purchase of the Millbank Centre, the former Labour Party headquarters, from US property investment company Tishman […]

Freshfields recruits top Linklaters man

The Brussels office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has poached Linklaters corporate partner Vincent Macq Macq, who is from Linklaters‘ Belgian merger partner De Bandt van Hecke Lagae & Loesch, will join Freshfields at the end of January next year. As his departure is relatively amicable, he will continue at Linklaters in Brussels until the end […]

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