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Moves: 14 March 2016

Mayer Brown has hired energy partner Mathew Kidwell from Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Kidwell served in Morgan Lewis’ London office for three years, having previously worked at other US firms such as K&L Gates and Shearman & Sterling. During his career, he has represented companies, banks and project sponsors in transactions spanning the Middle East, Africa and Europe.


Partnership prospects at… Kirkland & Ellis

On first inspection, the prospects of making partner at Kirkland & Ellis look good. In nine promotion rounds since 2007, London has seen 52 partners made up. Some 28 have been made up between 2012 and 2015; compare that with 10 at the similarly-sized London outpost of Weil Gotshal in the same time period.

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KWM bosses: Stability is on the horizon

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has had a turbulent few years. Since the merger with SJ Berwin in 2013 created a global firm made up of three separate partnerships, bosses have struggled to keep a hold on ‘big-hitter’ partners in the UK, keep finances in check and integrate 2,800 lawyers including 600 partners worldwide.

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