Eversheds hires new partner and GM in Saudi Arabia

Aug 27, 2015 Eversheds has hired a new partner and general manager for its Saudi Arabia practice. Fahad Al-Dehais joins Eversheds from Vinson & Elkins. Al-Dahais has strong credentials in capital market transactions, including corporate and commercial transactions and foreign investments. He has experience in banking, insurance and money laundering cases as well. Additionally, Al-Dahais is a litigator who has experience in international arbitrations and ahas appeared before tribunals and various courts. Comments and more »

  • Linklaters autumn 2015 retention announced

    Aug 26, 2015 Linklaters has revealed details about its autumn 2015 qualifying trainees. From its fall cohort, 84 percent will be retained as newly-qualified lawyers. The firm had 55 qualifying trainees and… more »

  • TWM Solicitors expanding in London

    Aug 26, 2015 TWM Solicitors, a South-East based firm, is opening a new office in Kensington & Chelsea, growing its London presence. The new office is opening in just a few weeks time and will focus on… more »

  • Allen & Overy autumn 2015 retention revealed

    Aug 26, 2015 The retention rate for Allen & Overy's autumn 2015 came in at 86 percent. The firm had 44 qualifying trainees, of which 42 applied for newly-qualified lawyer positions. The firm made 41 offers and 38… more »

  • Trend toward contract law services continues

    Aug 26, 2015 The trend of new contract law services is being continued, this time in Israel by a pair of lawyers there. Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer associate Jackie Donner and Zohar Fisher are launching… more »

Former PE co-head at Skadden returns to Ashurst

Aug 25, 2015 Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom's former co-head of private equity, Shaun Lascelles, is leaving the firm and returning after many years to Ashurst, where he was once an associate. Lascelles became a partner at Skadden…

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Keoghs Solicitors talking merger with Plexus Law

Aug 25, 2015 Keoghs Solicitors is apparently planning to acquire Plexus Law, a defendant insurance firm that is roughly similar in size by headcount. The new firm would have roughly 2,400 staff members after being combined. It's…

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BLP's autumn retention lands at 71 percent

Aug 24, 2015 Berwin Leighton Paisner's autumn retention for 2015 has come in at 71 percent. Of the firm's 24 qualifying trainees, 23 endured the qualification process. Six of them left the firm and the remaining 17 joined various…

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Chinese firm modifies lockstep structure

Aug 24, 2015 Haiwen & Partners, the only Chinese law firm until recently that had adopted a lockstep structure, is modifying the structure to competitively recruit talent as well as prevent young talented lawyers from leaving the…

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Clifford Chance reports strong autumn 2015 retention

Aug 24, 2015 Clifford Chance has finished a strong retention round for the autumn, keeping 45 of its 47 trainees, or 96 percent of the trainees. The firm made 45 offers and all were accepted. No further details on the contracts was…

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Baker & McKenzie turnover falls from record year

Aug 24, 2015 After last year's record figures that vaulted Baker & McKenzie to the status of largest firm in the world by revenue, the firm has posted a turnover falling four percentage points from its previous years' high. The…

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