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Pillsbury year-end results show 3 per cent boost to $560m

US firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has posted a 3 per cent boost in turnover, from $543.5m to $560m (£364.3m), in its 2014 year-end financial results. Profits per partner grew by 6 per cent, up from $1.1m to $1.165m in 2014. Revenue per lawyer also increased from $920,000 to $950,000. Pillsbury’s headcount stayed flat at […]

Karanovic & Nikolic associate holds presentation on corruption

Karanović & Nikolić associate Veton Qoku has held a presentation at an event organised by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Macedonia. The event, entitled “Protecting your porganisation from corruption”, introduced participants to current anti-corruption legislation in Macedonia, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act , both of which are regularly enforced and have […]

DCLG ‘needs to clarify’ town centre neighbourhood plan rules, says No5 Chambers

Tim Jones, member of No5 Chambers’ planning and environment group and neighbourhood plan examiner, spoke at Planning’s Neighbourhood Plans and Community Engagement Conference in London.  He said the Department for Communities and Local Government needs to provide better advice on who is allowed to vote in referenda for neighbourhood plans that cover town centres. He said: “Examiners […]

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European moves: 19 February 2015

All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices. Benelux Crowell & Moring has promoted Brussels-based lawyer Jan-Diederik Lindemans to partner in its litigation and IP groups. The firm has also hired Loyens & Loeff partner Geert Bogaert as a senior counsel in its litigation team. France Gide Loyrette Nouel […]

No5 Chambers’ Jones acts in secretary of state discrimination case

Tim Jones, a member of No5 Chambers’ planning and environment group, recently represented one of the claimants in a High Court case, which ruled that the secretary of state discriminated against travellers by intervening in appeals involving green belt pitches. According to No5 Chambers, his ruling could trigger the review of many cases. Tim Jones […]

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