Clifford Chance’s Layton: Europe is our top priority

Clifford Chance partners were not voting for the status quo when they elected Matthew Layton. In fact his election to the top job demonstrated an appetite for a shakeup of the old ways rarely seen among magic circle partnerships or leadership contests.

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Acquisition agreements during Covid-19

Given the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is timely for us to look closely at material adverse change clauses in the context of a business acquisition.

Capital market trends and expectations for 2021

It has certainly been a profound start to a new decade thus far, and after the events of 2020, what have we noticed in terms of new stock exchange listing trends and what do we anticipate for this current calendar year?

The new how: thriving on change

The world is changing. At lightning-fast speed. This white paper, prepared as part of The Lawyer’s Smarter Working Week, looks at the main drivers for change in more detail and how you can prepare for ‘change3’.


Squire Patton Boggs ends Indonesian alliance

Squire Patton Boggs has ended its strategic alliance with Jakarta-based Melli Darsa & Co, just two years into the relationship. The alliance with the Indonesian firm was first established by legacy firm Squire Sanders in November 2013. The tie-up came a year after Squire Sanders launched an office in Singapore. The relationship was led by […]

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co appoints corporate partner in Germany

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co has appointed Dr Andreas Woelfle as a corporate partner to lead its corporate offering in Germany. The appointment forms part of the firm’s international strategy for growth, alongside its combination with Gowlings to become Gowling WLG. Andreas joins the firm having previously worked for one of Germany’s top corporate law firms, Gleiss […]


Gowling WLG announces international board as merger goes live

Gowling WLG has officially launched today (22 February), sealing the announcement by naming the firm’s international board. The merger between Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co and Canadian firm Gowlings was announced last July but senior management, up until now, have failed to reveal who will sit on the new firm’s six-member board. Wragges chief executive […]

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