Compared to five years prior, the number of UK trainees has fallen by 17% among Magic Circle firms. Clifford Chance and Allen Overy led the statistical drops with 25 and 23% drops, respectively in the given period.
In an article at The Lawyer, Natalie Stanton chronicles how a
Siemens enlisted Latham & Watkins in its $7.6bn acquisition of Dresser-Rand, an American company that produces various equipment used for oil and gas extraction. The three firms advising Dresser-Rand included Gibson Dunn
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is retained alongside Deloitte to independently investigate the shocking announcement by Tesco that it overstated its profits in the first half of 2014 by £250m, a 29% overstatement. Tesco
Baker & McKenzie named Gillian Coyle as London HR director this week. After 12 years at Deloitte in a number of roles, Ms. Coyle joined Baker & Mckenzie in 2010 as head of the HR business partner team. As part of her new
US firms Morgan Lewis & Bockius of Philadelphia and Bingham McCutchen of Boston have, according to a Reuters article,
In a move of considerable proportion, 22 partners will leave Bingham McCutchen to join the practices of Akin Gump, with the vast majority, 18 partners, joining the offices based in London. Nearly half of the group
Through three quarters of 2014, the announced market for global M&A transactions has been valued at almost $2.6 billion. Skadden performed 163 deals worth close to $500 million, giving them a nearly 20% share of the