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Wilson Sonsini adds fourth tech partner in London

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has added a new partner to its London offering, bringing in the chief operating officer of The US tech-focused outfit has hired Joshua Kaplan, who spent three years at the online payments provider. He will help the firm deepen its relationships in the fintech market, assisting startups internationally as […]

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The Lawyer Awards: the 2020 shortlist

The Lawyer Awards is going virtual for 2020! The ceremony, in association with Travelers, will take place online on the afternoon of 3 November. Visit the awards website to register. Who is in the running for the coveted awards in 2020? The full shortlist is below… Barrister of the year Allison Clare, Red Lion Chambers […]

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The Lawyer Awards 2020 – Hear from our private practice finalists

The Lawyer Awards in association with Travelers Virtual Ceremony – this is the must-attend event for the legal sector. Watch the finalists tell their story through our series of videos exploring what it takes to be successful in the legal industry in the lead up to the Awards Ceremony Join us from your home or your office for our livestream of the winners’ announcements hosted by The Lawyer editorial team Register for free, and be the first to see the 2020 winners announced during the live broadcast on Tuesday 3 November 2020, 4pm GMT.

City trio make the grade in Latham’s promotions

Latham & Watkins has promoted 33 lawyers to partner, with three in London getting the nod. Effective from January 2021, the promotion round sees a dip in the number of associates made up in London over the last two years. Two of the new City partners – Douglas Abernethy and Anna Ngo – sit within the […]

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