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Fladgate litigator adds to Kobre’s Brit pack

Fladgate litigator Simon Cullingworth has joined the London office of US trial lawyers Kobre & Kim. The move comes shortly after the firm brought in Serle Court silk James ­Corbett QC. Both hires are part of the firm’s plans to have five English-qualified lawyers working in London by the autumn. Cullingworth will work alongside US-qualified […]

Milbank lures Shearman star as Brazilian bar restrictions see firms scrap for work

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy’s decision to poach Shearman & Sterling’s Brazil head and capital markets star Andrew Jánszky to open a São Paulo office marks the culmination of a five-year courtship with the country. Milbank Latin America chair Mike Fitzgerald said the firm had been looking at Brazil since 2005 and had been “aware of the […]

McGrigors swoops for Hammonds trio

Hammonds international head of construction and engineering David Moss has quit the firm and is taking two partners to McGrigors’ Manchester office. Moss resigned in March along with Manchester office chief Jonathan Edwards. The pair quit on one of only two days each year on which equity ­partners are able to resign from the firm. Edwards, who has joined Manchester […]


Postcard from… Mongolia

In the latest of our ’Postcard from…’ series, Sarah Henderson shares her experience of life in Mongolia: I graduated from law school in Ireland last year and have a training contract in London starting next year. I had a year before I needed to start my LPC and I had a desire to spend it […]

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Beachcroft reshuffles regional management

Beachcroft has revamped its regional ­management line-up and expanded its management board. Partners have elected new senior partners in the firm’s Bristol and Leeds offices and re-elected Manchester ­senior partner Robert Moss for a three-year term. In Bristol insurance ­partner Tony Cherry replaces Michael Bothamley as senior partner. Under Bothamley’s nine-year reign the Bristol office’s turnover has grown from […]

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