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Eversheds appoints three new partners in banking, international trade and transport

Eversheds has expanded its Switzerland team with the appointment of three new partners in the areas of banking, international trade, transport and insurance. Patrick Eberhardt is an expert in international trade finance and advises banks, commodities traders, inspection agencies, logistic companies and insurers in contentious and non-contentious matters. As in-house counsel at the leading investment bank BNP […]


HSBC turns to BLP in a bid to dispel tax evasion allegations

HSBC has instructed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) for legal advice, following the leak of client accounts by whistleblower Hervé Falciani. The leaked documents show that HSBC helped thousands of wealthy clients to evade tax through its Swiss private bank between 2005 and 2007.  Media outlets the Guardian, Le Monde, BBC Panorama and Washington-based International Consortium of […]

Cadwalader’s profit per partner drops by 15 per cent as revenue stalls at $481m

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft saw its gross revenue remain flat in 2014, with a minimal dip from $481.7 to $481.5m. The figure follows three years of consecutive revenue growth for the New York-based firm, which suffered particularly heavy losses during the economic downturn. The firm’s profits per partner dropped more substantially last year, by 15.3 […]


The in-house interview: EDF Energy’s legal team

After a surge of activity including a restructure that scattered legal services across the business and deep cuts to the panel roster, the EDF Energy team say they are the stronger for it. Over the past year the legal team at EDF Energy has grappled with a company-wide restructure, intense scrutiny from the energy regulator […]

Eversheds Saladžius school welcomes first trainee

The Eversheds Saladžius School of Legal Excellence has welcomed its first trainee, Justinas Kukulskis. Kukulskis is a fourth-year student at the law faculty of Vilnius University. During the internship trainees are encouraged to take an active role in their own training, seeking feedback from their supervisors and taking advantage of the opportunities at their disposal. Moreover, Eversheds […]

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