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Warne Gets Second Senior Partner Term at CMS

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:05
Warne first took on the role in 2014 and helped oversee the firm's three-way merger with Olswang and Nabarro in 2017.

Mayer Brown's Rising Staff Costs Wipe Out Profit Gains

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:29
The firm's staff costs went up 11% while its average profit per member only grew by 0.4% in the year ended in April 2019.

Reed Smith Unveils Big Bonuses for London Associates Billing Over 2,000 Hours

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:25
The firm is also increasing its associate salaries in an effort to remain competitive.

Ropes London Co-Head Goetz Retires

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:46
Mike Goetz has co-led the U.S. firm's London office since its launch in 2010.

Taylor Wessing Ends Singapore Alliance

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:29
The two firms have chosen "a collaborative relationship in place of our formal links".

In Pictures: Office Openings and Major Moves This Week

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:21
Among the firms making hires this week are Slaughter and May, Howard Kennedy and Noerr.

Allen & Overy Washington D.C. Partner Quits For Debevoise

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:03
Marc Ponchione, based in Washington, D.C., said he had spent many years cultivating relationships while at Allen & Overy that he hopes to continue.

Bracing for Brexit With Mayer Brown's Global Migration Practice Chief

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 20:23
Liz Espín Stern has seen international employment issues become more complex as she's grown her practice from four lawyers to more than 40 in the last six years.

Dentons Hires 2 Partners in Bucharest as Firm Continues Expansion in Eastern Europe

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 19:16
Simon Dayes and Simona Marin jumped to Dentons from CMS, where they had worked for 15 years.

Norton Rose Closes Second Middle East Base Since 2018

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:29
The firm exited Abu Dhabi two years ago.

Squire Patton Boggs Launches First Italian Base With Rival Team Hire

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:52
The office is the firm's 15th in Europe and follows several months of international expansion.

DAC Beachcroft and Hill Dickinson Accounts Reveal Pay Boosts

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:17
Pay for the top-earning partner at DAC Beachcroft rose by 3% last year.

A&O Global Corporate Chairman Joins Investment Trust Board

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:14
Richard Cranfield previously stood for senior partner at A&O.

Dentons Looks to Modernise Training Contract

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:53
The firm is the latest to place more emphasis on business development skills.

What's Behind a Wave of Healthier, Faster Law Firm Combinations?

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 23:55
Market conditions and a more proactive approach may be driving a shift in the law firm merger scene.

Greenberg Partner Denies Harassment Claims, Vows to Reveal 'Whole Truth'

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 22:42
Katz' response came soon after Deborah Dugan's sexual harassment complaint, which also details concerns about "'plainly exorbitant" fees the academy was paying Greenberg Traurig and others.

Noerr Nabs Head of Mayer Brown’s Brussels Office, Strengthening EU Presence

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 19:50
Jens Peter Schmidt joins as the German firm expands its presence in Brussels, responding to the increased prominence of antitrust and competition cases coming before the EU.

Australian Legal Salaries to Keep Rising in 2020, Recruiter Says

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:37
Demand for lawyers with several years of experience is expected to outstrip supply and cause a price war for in-demand lawyers.

How Lawyers Are Fighting Mounting Employer Troubles From US H-1B Immigration Changes

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:14
Business immigration lawyers said they increasingly are working with in-house counsel and the companies’ human resources departments to find solutions to these mounting problems, which can involve utilizing different work visa programs or challenging USCIS decisions in court.

Australian Firm Hires Real Estate Specialist From Norton Rose Fulbright

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:03
Richard Cohen, who was hired as a partner, started earlier this month.