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Arnold & Porter revenue and profit up by 1.2 per cent for 2014

Arnold & Porter grew its revenue by 1.2 per cent in 2014, boosting its total income from $686m to $694m (£449m). The increase marks a sea change for the firm, which saw its revenue tumble by 6 per cent the previous year.  Its global net profit also grew by 1.2 per cent to $322.8m in […]


Arle Carpital general counsel Price exits to join Tullett Prebon

Tullett Prebon has hired Arle Capital general counsel Philip Price as its new group general counsel and global compliance head. Price has joined the interdealer broker today (24 February), replacing its former head of legal Simon Clark, who held the position since 2002. During that time he helped to navigate the £133m merger between Collins […]

No5 Chambers’ Wigley in successful defence of rating completion notice challenge

Jenny Wigley acted for the billing authority, East Staffordshire District Council, in Provincial Real Estate (Burton) Ltd v. Virk (VO) and East Staffs Borough Council in successfully defending the completion notice from challenge.  In the case, the president of the Valuation Tribunal for England ruled that an appeal against the rating list cannot be used to challenge a […]


Shoosmiths back in the driving seat for Mercedes-Benz after five-year hiatus

Shoosmiths has been appointed to a new Mercedes-Benz UK panel alongside Nabarro after dropping off the roster in 2009. Nabarro has been on the German automotive brand’s panel since 2009, when it picked up a spot alongside legacy Wragge & Co following a beauty parade of 11 firms that saw Pinsent Masons and Shoosmiths ousted […]

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Baker Botts scores Trowers big-hitters for Dubai office

Baker Botts has announced the hire of Trowers & Hamlins’ United Arab Emirates (UAE) head Abdullah Mutawai and head of international disputes Lucas Pitts in a boost to its Dubai offering. Mutawi joins the US firm’s corporate team, while Pitts will be a member of the firm’s international litigation practice, both in Dubai. The hires […]

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