TL 27 July 2015


Wragges won’t turn away now that it is on America’s doorstep

In last year’s UK 200 we introduced a new ranking, the UK Market Register. This analysed the top 100 largest firms by their UK, as opposed to global, revenue. It included the UK operations of overseas-headquartered, primarily US-led, firms, at a stroke detailing the progress several of these had made in this market.

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Star legal writers: corporate

This week’s top briefings writers from cover corporate issues, such as how corporate lawyers can contribute to their country’s transactional success, what makes a great marketer, and whether firms should look east or west when drawing up their global strategy.

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Where next for Gowling WLG?

When Wragges and Gowlings merge next year numerous options will open up for the Anglo-Canadian firm to build on – and develop beyond – its IP and natural resources roots.


UAE is hot right now

The UAE is booming despite turmoil in the surrounding area and a depressed oil price, and firms expect a further boost when sanctions against Iran are lifted.


Moves: 27 July 2015

Move of the week Linklaters’ managing partner Simon Davies is stepping down from his role a year early to join Lloyds Banking Group as chief people, legal and strategy officer. Davies is expected to begin his role next January and will sit on the bank’s executive committee. He will lead the HR, legal and strategy […]

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