• Linder Myers bought by aggregation business

    May 30, 2016 Linder Myers has been acquired by Metamorph Law, an aggregation business that acquires and transforms law firms. Linder Myers is a Manchester-based firm that avoided a collapse through debt… more »

  • Two Indian law firms swap talent

    May 30, 2016 Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired a senior partner from fellow Indian firm AZB & Partners, while AZB has hired CAM's former national competition head. Percival Billimoria, formerly… more »

  • Anderson Mori & Tomotsune opens Bangkok office

    May 27, 2016 Japanese law firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has opened an office in Bangkok. The firm also operates offices in Tokyo, Nagoya, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City. The Bangkok office,… more »

  • Freshfields appoints three new sector leaders

    May 27, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed new sector leaders in New York, London and Brussels. Natasha Good, a corporate partner based in London, will now act as co-sector leader of the firm's… more »

Pillsbury opens Hong Kong office

May 27, 2016 American law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has opened an office Hong Kong as part of its longterm strategy of expanding into Asia. The firm hired Clyde & Co head of global aviation Paul Jebely in March with an…

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King & Wood Mallesons makes up six partners

May 26, 2016 King & Wood Mallesons has made up six partners in its United States and Europe, United Kingdom and Middle East offices. Three of the firm's new partners are based in London, while one is based in Munich, one in New York…

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Slaughter and May corporate head passes away

May 26, 2016 Frances Murphy, a deal lawyer who became the first female corporate head of Slaughter and May in 2008, died on May 25 after a long illness. Murphy joined Slaughter and May in 1981 and became a partner in 1990. During…

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Quinn Emanuel opens office in Zurich

May 26, 2016 Los Angeles-based firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has opened an office in Zurich, its eighth in Europe. The firm will focus on high-stakes disputes, specifically litigation and arbitration, white collar and…

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Clyde & Co plans Miami launch

May 26, 2016 Clyde & Co is planning a launch in Miami after its acquisition of litigation firm Thornton Davis Fein. TDF specializes in product liability and construction, and employs 40 staff and lawyers and five partners. Clyde &…

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Three law firms advise on Monsanto/Bayer deal

May 25, 2016 Sullivan & Cromwell, Allen & Overy, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are all advising healthcare and agricultural company Bayer on a $62 billion bid for agricultural company Monsanto. A&O is advising on financing,…

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BLP acquires Hong Kong boutique

May 25, 2016 Berwin Leighton Paisner has acquired a Hong Kong boutique in a bid to strengthen the firm's asset financing arm. William KK Ho & Co, a five-person boutique, will join BLP on July 18, 2016. The team includes managing…

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