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BCLP appoints London partner to new senior role

The UK boss of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has been appointed to the position of global senior partner. Segun Osuntokun will take up the newly-created role from 1 January, supporting the firm’s sole CEO Steve Baumer. Osuntokun joined the firm in 2008 as a partner in the litigation and corporate risk practice, and was […]


Wilko GC starts afresh after retailer’s collapse

Wilko’s general counsel is taking on a new role at Sofina Foods after the high street retailer fell into administration. After last ditch attempts to save Wilko failed, general counsel Robert Powell appealed on LinkedIn for staff support of his legal team. He is now joining Sofina Foods as its head of legal. Sofina Foods […]

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The Passport: Taylor Wessing, Inflexion and Beyoncé

This week in The Passport we’re taking a view on how Taylor Wessing might add an important missing piece in its European jigsaw and how a weak Krona has been both a blessing and a curse to Sweden’s biggest players. Taylor Wessing’s big Italian gap The big European news out of Taylor Wessing earlier this […]

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Euro 100 firm pounces on Axiom Ince for 17-strong team

Partners continue to defect from ailing Axiom Ince, as a 17-strong shipping and insurance team leaves to join the London office of a major European law firm. The team, which includes seven partners from the legacy Ince business, has moved to Norwegian Big Five firm Wikborg Rein. The arrivals will boost the Nordic outfit’s shipping […]