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CMS Cameron McKenna cash flow increased by 774 per cent to £33.1m in 2013/14

CMS Cameron McKenna increased its net cash by 774 per cent in 2013/14, prior to its 1 May 2014 merger with Dundas & Wilson, the firm’s LLP accounts have shown. Net funds rose from £3.8m to £33.1m due to a £29.3m increase in cash. The firm paid off its overdraft and had no bank borrowings, […]


BLP advocacy head Stuart Isaacs QC joins King & Spalding

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)’s advocacy head Stuart Isaacs QC has joined King & Spalding’s (K&S) global disputes team as a partner, effective 9 February. BLP appointed Isaacs as an equity partner to develop its in house advocacy unit in October 2011 (27 October 2011). Isaacs, who divided his time between London and Singapore at South […]

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Sweden’s Magnusson opens ninth office in three years with Hong Kong launch

Swedish firm Magnusson has added a Hong Kong office through a tie-up with two-partner Hong Kong firm Odebjer Fohlin – its ninth new base in three years. Odebjer Fohlin’s two partners, Kristian Odebjer and Paulo Fohlin, both take on leadership roles at Magnusson. Corporate and finance lawyer Odebjer will be co-head of Magnusson’s China group, while […]

Gateley appoints new partners Rattray and Raize to London team

Gateley has expanded its London team with the appointment of two new partners. Craig Rattray joins the firm’s commercial, technology and media team and Steven Raize has been appointed to the firm’s corporate team. New Zealand-born Rattray is a technology, commercial and payment services specialist and joins the firm from Olswang, where he was a partner […]

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Gide turns to Baker & McKenzie for senior operational hire

Gide Loyrette Nouel has hired Baker & McKenzie’s Paris general director as its first secretary-general, responsible for implementing the firm’s corporate strategy. Frédérique Misk-Malher will be in charge of all Gide’s support functions and its accounts and financial reporting division. She is tasked particularly with supporting the firm’s executive committee and heading strategic and cross-departmental […]

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