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Osborne Clarke fills COO role after seven-year gap

Osborne Clarke is broadening out its chief operating officer function, having appointed investment funds partner Tim Simmonds to the role earlier this year.  Simmonds has been a partner at Osborne Clarke since 2011 and was previously at legacy Berwin Leighton Paisner. His appointment as COO followed the election of real estate partner Conrad Davies as […]


HogLov and Slaughters take lion’s share of UK Infrastructure Bank work

The UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) has expanded its pool of external legal advisers, with Slaughter and May and Hogan Lovells among its key law firms. Since the start of 2023, the Leeds-based bank has issued contract awards for legal services to Slaughters, Hogan Lovells, Addleshaw Goddard, Ashurst, Pinsent Masons, Mills & Reeve and DLA Piper. […]

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Debevoise’s City revenue drops as global income stays flat

Revenue fell by 5.5 per cent at Debevoise & Plimpton’s London office last year, from $173m to $163.3m. Average revenue per partner in London was also down, by 16 per cent to $7.4m, while average revenue per lawyer in the City fell by 12.2 per cent to $1.3m. Globally, Debevoise narrowly avoided posting a drop […]

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Kirkland expands ESG group with DLA Piper hire

Kirkland & Ellis has hired a partner in its ESG and impact practice group in London from DLA Piper. Rhys Davies previously served as DLA’s international sustainability and ESG lead. He spent 16 years at the firm and was given the nod to partner in 2017, while he was still in Perth, Australia. He relocated […]


Firms line up to advise on UBS’s takeover of Credit Suisse

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Homburger are among the firms to have landed roles on the historic tie-up of Swiss banks UBS and Credit Suisse. The merger comes after the intervention of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, the Swiss National Bank and the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, which intervened last week. It […]

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