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Brand management

Building a law firm brand is a complex business. It involves everything from culture, client service, operational efficiency, ethical values – and then communicating that whole package to the outside world. As our recent analysis shows, tailoring that message to Generation Y, firms’ future trainees, presents even more challenges. Recruiting Generation Y Skadden retains top […]

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MacRoberts builds up construction and real estate team with four DWF partners

Scottish firm Macroberts has hired a four-strong team of partners from DWF to expand its construction and real estate practice. DWF’s Scottish head of construction, infrastructure and projects Neil Amner, PPP and PFI specialist Martin Gallaher, head of wind power Martin Sales and DWF’s Scottish education sector head Robin Corbett will join MacRoberts, growing its […]

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co advises GlaxoSmithKline on $675m life sciences deal

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s life sciences team has advised GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on the sale of its shareholding interests in biopharmaceutical company Convergence Pharmaceuticals to NASDAQ-listed Biogen Idec. The $675m deal takes place just four years after the team advised GSK on the spin-out venture, which created Convergence. The deal sees Biogen Idec pay Convergence […]

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Clifford Chance reports increase in cash from £103m to £110m

Clifford Chance has reported a 6.8 per cent increase in its cash reserves for 2013/14, with cash at the bank and in hand rising to £110m from £103m according to the firm’s LLP accounts. The increase comes on the back of a strong year for the firm, which confirmed a turnover of £1.359m, up 6.9 […]

Karanovic & Nikolic partner set to speak at representation and warranty insurance seminar

Representation and warranty insurance and directors’ and officers’ insurance was the topic of a recent event organised by the Serbian Private Equity Association together with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Presenters included Peter Warburton, founding partner of Vista Insurance Brokers and management board member of MAI CEE Insurance Brokers from the UK, as well as and Zoran Ivanović, […]

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