Osborne Clark has named a new head of business transactions, corporate partner Greg Leyshon. Leyshon takes over for Ray Berg who was recently elected as new UK managing director. Leyshon is currently head of markets, a
DLA Piper has made plans to relocate its Manchester in 2016. Currently, its office is located at 101 Barbirolli Square, where it has operated for 20 years. DLA's staff are split between two sites at its current location
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed its head of retail sector Claire Wills as co-head of its financial institutions group. Wills new role takes immediate effect for a term of four years. She replaces banking
Hogan Lovells has hired Mark Cooper to its corporate practice in Singapore. Cooper joins Lovells from Linklaters on 3 February next year. Cooper will be focused on M&A and private equity transactions in many sectors. His
Co-head of project finance at Clifford Chance, Nicholas Wong, will relocate from his post in Paris to Singapore, the firm recently announced. He joins the Singapore office on 2 January. Wong has more than 18 years of
Stuart Fuller, global managing partner and Hong Kong chief of King & Wood Mallesons, will relinquish his role of Hong Kong chief, which has paved the way for the promotion of co-chief executives, it was announced today.
Two London firms whose histories both date back more than 200 years will merge into one firm next April. May, May & Merrimans and Hunters will combine and continue under the name Hunters. The main office of the new firm
Linklaters announced it has appointed Scott Campbell managing partner for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He begins his 4-year term immediately, succeeding Sarosh Mewawalla, who returns to full-tim client