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Brick Court senior clerks to step down after 50 years at the Bar

Brick Court senior clerks Julian Hawes and Ian Moyler are stepping down from their roles in 2019, after serving a combined 50 years at the set, The Lawyer can reveal. The post Brick Court senior clerks to step down after 50 years at the Bar appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | ...

The 60 second interview: Forget the competition and start partnering with clients

Yuzu.law chief executive officer and former Colt general counsel Robin Saphra talks to The Lawyer ahead of this year's Business Leadership Summit in association with Propero Partners, which focuses on the law firm of 2025. The post The 60 second interview: Forget the competition and start ...

Kirkland raids Ropes for five-strong team

Ropes & Gray is losing a five-partner investigations and corruption team to Kirkland & Ellis across three different offices. The post Kirkland raids Ropes for five-strong team appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Hogan Lovells and Eversheds reveal autumn retention

Hogan Lovells and Eversheds Sutherland have both retained 80 per cent of their autumn qualifiers. The post Hogan Lovells and Eversheds reveal autumn retention appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Five-strong team exits ahead of Norton Rose merger

A five-partner restructuring and banking and finance team has walked out Australian firm Henry Davis York, which is in the process of a merger with Norton Rose Fulbright. The post Five-strong team exits ahead of Norton Rose merger appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the ...

Linklaters loses another partner to Latham in Germany

Latham & Watkins has hired another partner from Linklaters' German operations, recruiting corporate lawyer Nikolaos Paschos. The post Linklaters loses another partner to Latham in Germany appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Reed Smith and Gowling WLG lead on £470m Nine Elms deal

Reed Smith and Gowling WLG have led on the £470m acquisition of the 10-acre Nine Elms Square site by Chinese buyer Dalian Wanda. The post Reed Smith and Gowling WLG lead on £470m Nine Elms deal appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

White & Case posts strong retention results for 2017

White & Case is to retain 83 per cent of its London trainees this autumn, continuing its trend of strong retention results this year. The post White & Case posts strong retention results for 2017 appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Morson acquires IT recruitment business the Bridge

Walker Morris has advised the shareholders of the Bridge, the specialist IT recruitment company, on its sale to Morson Group, a leading technical recruiter and engineering design and project management company. The Walker Morris team that advised the Bridge comprised John Hamer, Jon Healey, Ed Brown ...

Kinstellar advises Hiventures on investment in Global Web Solutions

Kinstellar has advised Hiventures - one of the largest venture capital investors in Central and Eastern Europe - regarding its investment into Global Web Solutions, a Hungarian company providing a wide range of online HR services to Shared Service Centres. The Kinstellar team was led by Partner, ...

Rastko Petaković wins emerging leaders award

Rastko Petaković, the Managing Partner of Karanović & Nikolić, has won the EMEA Emerging Leaders Award in theLegal Professional category. Organised by theM&A Advisor, these awards are globally renowned for their presentation and recognition of outstanding professionals in the fields ...

Norton Rose disputes partner exits to lead Pillsbury global arbitration practice

US firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has taken on international disputes lawyer Deborah Ruff from Norton Rose Fulbright. The post Norton Rose disputes partner exits to lead Pillsbury global arbitration practice appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Asia moves: DLA Piper shakes up Asia leadership team

DLA Piper has named Shanghai corporate Qiang Li and Hong Kong disputes partner Satpal Gobindpuri as co-regional managing partners in Asia, as part of a series of regional leadership changes. The post Asia moves: DLA Piper shakes up Asia leadership team appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and ...

Freshfields and Davis Polk lead on $7bn Total deal

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Davis Polk & Wardwell have been drafted in to advise Total on the $7.45 bn acquisition of Maersk Oil. The post Freshfields and Davis Polk lead on $7bn Total deal appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

LK Shields advises on Oasis sale

LK Shields Solicitors advised the shareholders of Offsite Archive Storage and Integrated Services Holdings Limited on the sale of Oasis in a secondary buy-out backed by Montagu Private Equity . Serving clients since 1999, Oasis is one of the largest and most diverse professional record and ...

New partners for Ogier Cayman Investment Funds team

Ogier has promoted Joanne Huckle and Piers Dryden from the Cayman Investment Funds team to the firm's partnership. Piers and Joanne take the firm's global partnership to 54, and follow the arrival of partner Anthony Partridge in February, and the promotion of James Heinicke in the Cayman fund ...

Maravela helps Standex in first Romanian investment

Maravela Asociații assisted the Amercan Group Standex International Corporation regarding its first investment on the Romanian market, namely the acquisition of the Romanian branch of laser specialist Piazza Rossa Group. Maravela's team was co-ordinated by Gelu Maravela, Managing Partner, Felix ...

Karanović & Nikolić advises on Telenor Banka acquisition

Karanović & Nikolić advised River Styxx Capital on the acquisition of Telenor Banka. Thecompanies signed an agreement by which the Bulgaria-based investment fund will acquire 85% of Telenor's shares in the Serbian online bank. The Karanović & Nikolić team - led by Darko ...

Egorov advises on National Media company sale

A team of associates from the Corporate and M&A Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners provided legal advice on a transaction involving the sale of shares in one of the companies belonging to National Media Group. The project was unique in that the associates successfully used a new ...

Wrongly enforced cessation of sexual relations

Bridget Dolan QC secured HRA damages award for claimant after wrongly enforced cessation of sexual relations Bridget acted for the successful claimant in this unique claim for damages for breach of Article 8 ECHR brought against a local authority who wrongfully failed to provide sexual education to ...

Microsoft's Bassli: Why now it's ok to take risks

There aren't many people who can articulate the realities of the radical, technology-powered upheaval currently going on in the legal market better than Lucy Bassli. The post Microsoft's Bassli: Why now it's ok to take risks appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business ...

The 60 second interview: EY UK legal boss on the revolution that will change everything

EY partner and head of law for UKI Philip Goodstone talks to The Lawyer ahead of this year's Business Leadership Summit, which focuses on the law firm of 2025. The post The 60 second interview: EY UK legal boss on the revolution that will change everything appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News ...

China-Japan link

Mr Jun Ji recently led a delegation of young Chinese public welfare activists, including economic, educational and cultural representatives, on a visit to Japan. They visited enterprises, schools and civil institutions. The post China-Japan link appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | ...

Bär & Karrer advised Cummins on Eaton JV

Power company Cummins has completed the formation of a joint venture with the power management company Eaton, concerning the design, manufacture, sale and support of automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles. As part of the transaction Swiss company Eaton Cummins ...

Aderant at NDA conference

Come and meet us in Booth 11 at theNDA Annual Conference September 17-19 Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando, FL The post Aderant at NDA conference appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

 Karanović & Nikolić advises on OTP's acquisition Oof Vojvođanska Banka

Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, advisedOTP Bank- one of the leading banks in Central and Eastern Europe, on the acquisition ofVojvođanskaBanka.The National Bank of Greecesigned an agreement to sell its Vojvođanska Banka unit in Serbia ...

The 60 second interview: Not every lawyer will need to learn to code

Baker McKenzie chief strategy officer Julia Hayhoe talks to The Lawyer ahead of this year's Business Leadership Summit, which focuses on the law firm of 2025. The post The 60 second interview: Not every lawyer will need to learn to code appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | ...

Linklaters continues strong retention run

The firm has 56 trainees approaching qualification this September. The post Linklaters continues strong retention run appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

Walder Wyss advises Cembra Bank on refinancing deal

Cembra Money Bank AG recently signed an agreement to refinance a CHF42m personal loan portfolio from eny Finance AG. eny Finance AG is a Swiss pure online personal loan provider. Walder Wyss acted as legal adviser to Cembra on all legal aspects of the transaction. The team consisted ofLukas ...

Schoenherr advises Bulgarian Eagle airline on AOC certification

Schoenherr advised Bulgarian Eagle airline on its expansion into Bulgaria. Schoenherr also supported Bulgarian Eagle in obtaining the official air operator certificate from the authorities, which allows the airline to use aircraft for commercial purposes. After all the necessary licenses were issued ...

Bär & Karrer advises Jacobs Holding on OdontoSalute deal

Colosseum Dental Group, a fully owned portfolio company of Jacobs Holding AG, has acquired 70% of OdontoSalute, an Italian dental clinics group providing dental treatments of any kind through a national network. Colosseum is a leading provider of private dental care in the Scandinavian area. Br & ...

Khaitan advises Mahindra on debentures issue

Khaitan & Co advised Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited in relation to tranche 1 public issue of unsecured, subordinated, redeemable non-convertible debentures aggregating to INR1,150 crores out of total shelf limit of INR2,000 crores, proposed to be listed on the debt segment of BSE ...

Khaitan advises Mindtree on capital reduction

Khaitan & Co advised Mindtree Limited in relation to obtaining RBI approval under the FEMA ODI Regulations for capital reduction of Mindtree's overseas subsidiary Bluefin Solutions Limited and the step down subsidiaries Bluefin Solutions Inc, USA Bluefin Solutions Pte. Ltd, Singapore; Blouvin ...

Freshfields sends Manchester staff to London to improve integration

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is sending Manchester support assistants to the firm's London office in a bid to improve integration. The post Freshfields sends Manchester staff to London to improve integration appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

King & Spalding expands in US with office launch

King & Spalding is launching its 20th international office in Chicago, following the hire of litigator Zachary Fardon. The post King & Spalding expands in US with office launch appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

The 60 second interview: The future is made of legal technologists

Burness Paull chairman Philip Rodney talks to The Lawyer ahead of this year's Business Leadership Summit, which focuses on the law firm of 2025. The post The 60 second interview: The future is made of legal technologists appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of ...

The 60 second interview: The path to equity should be open to all

Pinsent Masons senior partner Richard Foley talks to The Lawyer ahead of this year's Business Leadership Summit, which focuses on the law firm of 2025. The post The 60 second interview: The path to equity should be open to all appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the ...

Firms pitch for spots on £23m Northern Ireland Government panel

The Northern Ireland Government is setting up a £23m legal panel, with firms asked to pitch for spots covering corporate, real estate and projects. The post Firms pitch for spots on £23m Northern Ireland Government panel appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business ...

New Walker Morris partner acts for Keigar Homes in successful planning appeal

Newly-appointed Walker Morris Partner Alison Ogley has acted for Keigar Homes Ltd in a successful planning appeal against North Lincolnshire Council. Having previously worked as a Director at the firm, Alison Ogley recently returned as a Partner and solicitor advocate following time working as a ...

Vischer helps Vicarius Pharma secure $21.8m financing

Vicarius Pharma AG, a newly-launched company providing US-based biopharmaceutical companies with a novel approach to commercialising their first asset in European markets, has secured a CHF21m investment through a Series A preferred stock financing from private investors. Vischer acted as ...

No5 lawyer appointed to Welsh Government panel of approved counsel

Shakil Najibhas been appointed as one of the Welsh Government's Panel of approved Counsel to provideadvocacy and advisory work for the Welsh Government. He will initially serve a four-year period, with the possibility of an extension at the Counsel General's discretion. Shakil will continue to ...

Khaitan advises Chryso on Cinven deal

Khaitan & Co advised Chryso Group in relation to the acquisition of Chryso India Private Limited by Cinven Partners LLP from LBO France. Headquartered in France, Chryso is a leading international producer of additives and admixtures which improve the performance of concrete and cement, and ...

Khaitan advises on TT-AVX deal

Khaitan & Co advised TT Electronics PLC on acquisition of the Indian subsidiary of TS&C Division by AVX Limited. The TS&C Division of TT Electronics PLC designs, develops, manufactures and markets sensors for temperature, position, and speed, including exhaust/emission control sensors. The core ...

Stewarts retention drops to record low

Stewarts Law is to retain just 25 per cent of its trainees this autumn, giving it the lowest retention score of any firm to have announced its results so far this year. The post Stewarts retention drops to record low appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.

2017 Clio Cloud Conference, New Orleans – tickets offer

We're just six weeks away from the 2017 Clio Cloud Conference in New Orleans. On August 16 ticket prices will go up to our regular pricing, which means it's the last chance to save $200. Click here for tickets The post 2017 Clio Cloud Conference, New Orleans – tickets offer appeared first on ...

Woodsford seals funding deal with US litigation boutique

UK-based Woodsford Litigation Funding has secured a $20m portfolio funding deal with US litigation boutique Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss. The post Woodsford seals funding deal with US litigation boutique appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News and Jobs | Advancing the business of law.