Exeter University has opened an investigation into racism allegations involving the university’s student law society. Racist comments by members of a WhatsApp group titled “Dodgy Blokes Soc” were made public by
Seyfarth Shaw has nabbed real estate rainmaker Michael Rechtin from Baker McKenzie. Rechtin will join as Seyfarth Shaw’s head of data centers in Chicago. Rechtin’s previous experience includes partner positions
Head of Latham & Watkins Bill Voge has stepped down from leading the firm in the wake of a number of sexual disclosures. The highest-billing law firm issued a statement yesterday (20 March) explaining that due to
Intellectual property firm Awapatent’s Asian branch, AWA Asia, has recruited Wilkinson & Grist senior associate Charlie Liu. He will join the firm’s Hong Kong branch as a partner. Liu’s specialty is trademark
Pinsent Masons has announced its 2018 promotions round, making up 23 partners. Of the 23 partners being made up – seven more than last year – only a quarter are female, even as the firm maintains its goal of 30%
Condor, Fieldfisher’s alternative legal solutions practice, has agreed to a partnership with Integreon, the firm’s fourth partnership since its launch just over a year ago. Previous tie-ups with the young
Clifford Chance has hired Peter Coney to lead its litigation and dispute resolution in Tokyo. Coney began as a solicitor in Australia in 1999, before holding positions at Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF).
Latham & Watkins has hired corporate partner Tobias Larisch from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He will join the firm’s Düsseldorf branch. Larisch joined Freshfields as a partner in 2012 upon completion of a