Pinsent Masons has taken on a 20 per cent stake in Yuzu, a New Law outsourcing business. The startup was founded by Robin Saphra, who previously served as group general counsel at Colt. Yuzu allows clients to
Taylor Wessing has begun to use legal tech service Brainspace as part of its strategy to innovate in the disputes space. The Brainspace Discovery platform analyzes data, producing visual representations that firm members
Ashurst has brought on two new members to its London-based high yield finance practice. Tamer Baghat joins Ashurst as a partner, having previously been a senior associate at Allen & Overy (A&O). Natalia Sokolova joins
Macfarlanes has announced that three current associates will be made up to partner as of 1 May. The promotions include banking and finance associate Sarah Ward, tax associate Jeremy Moncrieff and M&A associate Richard
According to Olaf Schmidt, DLA Piper joint managing director of Europe and the Middle East, the firm’s recent European office closures were the result of a lack of profitability. The office closures were announced
Dechert has hired Rob Bradshaw, a London-based banking and finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis. The hire comes a few months after Chicago-based Dechert hired Kirkland debt finance partner John Markland, who joined to
DLA Piper has entered into a cooperation agreement with Pizarro Botto & Escobar Abogados, a Peruvian firm. The move brings a fifth office in the Latin America region to DLA. The new firm will be located in Lima,
Paul Hastings has released its latest financial results, reporting increases in profit per equity partner (PEP) and turnover. Average profit per equity partner stands at $2.6m, an increase of 4 per cent over 2016.