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Clients don’t care about your PEP

PEP has long been a marker for firms of profitability, efficiency, even excellency. Firms brandish them as badges of honour and headlines report on them every year. PEP up! PEP down! Firm bucks trends as PEP rises amid economic downturn! The obsession is rife, and has long been thought to showcase how well a firm […]


DWF wins coveted Tesco panel place – as BCLP clings on

After nearly a decade of working with a single provider, Tesco has brought a second firm onto its property panel in its latest review. Traditionally reliant on Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner for real estate advice, the UK retailer has appointed DWF to advise on general asset management of Tesco’s property portfolio of over 3,000 stores. […]

Jennette Newman

Former Ince boss finds new home

The former managing partner of the Ince Group has relocated to a national firm to oversee its London markets practice. HF Solicitors has hired Jennette Newman as partner and head of London markets. Her new role comes less than a month since she departed Ince’s new owner, Axiom Ince. Newman said in a statement: “I’m […]

Spencer Collins

An inside look: The GC behind Arm’s “monumental” listing

The long-awaited listing of Arm on the Nasdaq stock market finally took place yesterday – a key milestone in the UK-headquartered technology provider’s 33-year history. Achieving this mega-listing, especially at a time when technology IPOs have been few and far between, has been no mean feat. Nonetheless, it was a challenge that Arm executive vice […]