Stephenson Harwood to make Hong Kong redundancies after strategic review

Stephenson Harwood is pushing for major changes in its Hong Kong office following the recent announcement to shut down its Beijing office. The firm is cutting back on partners and associates in Hong Kong under the new leadership of Greater China managing partner Jamie Stranger. It is understood that around six partners and 20 associates […]

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DWF braces for cuts in the wake of Leaitherland’s departure

DWF’s board has highlighted a need for cost savings, with details laid out during a partnership call held shortly after it was announced that Andrew Leaitherland would depart as its CEO. Sources close to the quick remote gathering conducted on Friday morning said that newly-appointed CEO Nigel Knowles highlighted commitment to international growth, but stressed […]

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BCLP corporate partner takes in-house role at asset management firm

London asset management services provider Curzon Advisers has hired a Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) partner as head of legal. Corporate partner Dylan McKenzie has left the firm after more than fourteen years, having previously been a senior associate and then ascending to the partnership in the ranks of legacy Berwin Leighton Paisner. He specialises […]