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Latham set to hire Cahill finance trio

A team from Cahill Gordon & Reindel’s finance practice are set to move firms to Latham & Watkins. It is understood that Jonathan Brownson, Joydeep Choudhuri and Prue Criddle are switching across, having joined Cahill during a significant period of growth for the firm. Brownson moved with Jake Keaveny in a much touted move from […]

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Linklaters matches Freshfields with NQ pay hike

Linklaters has increased its newly-qualified lawyer salary by £25,000, a fortnight after Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer did the same. The firm has increased its NQ pay from £125,000 to £150,000. Alongside this, trainee salaries have risen by £6,000 across both years to £56,000 and £61,000. Solicitor apprentice pay is now £28,000, growing from £25,000. The firm […]

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Eversheds and Fieldfisher miss out on £4m HS2 panel

Three firms have won spots on High Speed Two railway’s (HS2) latest panel worth £4m, replacing Eversheds Sutherland and Fieldfisher. Burges Salmon, Gowling WLG and Sharpe Pritchard have all won spots on the panel, which is for the provision of procurement, commercial and general legal services. Burges Salmon is the only firm to be re-appointed […]

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Blackout Fridays: CMS shuts floors to save energy

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang saved enough energy to power 33 homes for one year by shutting down some floors in its UK offices last year. The firm shut down one floor in each of its offices in Sheffield, London and Edinburgh every Friday for three months towards the end of last year. This resulted […]

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Mayer Brown partner set for SDT appearance

A partner from Mayer Brown’s London office is scheduled to appear before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) later this year over historic allegations related to “know your client” checks. Corporate real estate partner Simon Price is set to appear before the SDT on 11 June for an initial case management hearing. The Lawyer understands that a […]

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