Royds Withy King has announced that the firm plans to delay a planned distribution of partner profits. The move follows last year’s merger between Royds and Withy King. According to managing partner Graham Street,
Jin Xinghui has been hired by Chinese firm JunHe to work in the firm’s Shanghai base. Jin served as a corporate partner in US disputes firm Kobre & Kim, where he worked out of the firm’s New York office. Jin is
Mayer Brown has hired Rupert Burrows, who previously served as managing partner of Ashurst’s Tokyo office. Upon joining Mayer Brown, Burrows will head up a new Tokyo office, which will be the 8th in Asia for the
Slaughter and May has announced salary increases and bonuses for the firm’s associates. The firm will award bonuses of 9 to 16 per cent to associates who receive performance ratings correlated to good or exceptional
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has risen to second place on the list of foreign firms’ practices in India. According to a survey by legal strategy consulting company RSG, Linklaters topped the list of foreign firms
Taylor Wessing PE partner Dominic FitzPatrick has been named as the firm’s new senior partner. He takes over the position from real estate partner Adam Marks, who will return to practice as a partner at Taylor Wessing.
Simpson Millar has launched its latest restructuring and redundancy consultation, which is expected to result in a 20% cut in staff positions. The cuts could affect a total of 100 to 120 positions within the firm, which
Clifford Chance has established a global technology group, as the firm seeks to keep up with innovations in the industry. The tech group follows the style of similar groups within Big Four accounting firms. The new