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    WFW hires partners from Orrick and White & Case

    July 6, 2017 Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has hired two new partners, who join from White & Case and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. Louise Mor will join WFW as a partner in the firm’s transport sector group after spending six…

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    Taylor Wessing promotes 10 in latest round

    May 16, 2017 Taylor Wessing has made up 10 lawyers to the firm’s partnership worldwide. The round included lawyers from various locations, including London, Continental Europe, and Hong Kong. Meanwhile, Osborne Clarke has…

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    Nigel Thomas elected WFW chairman

    February 20, 2017 Nigel Thomas, a shipping finance partner at Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), has been elected as the firm’s next chairman, taking over the position from Frank Dunne. Dunne served as chairman from 2004 to 2016 and…

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    WFW half-year revenue up 14%

    December 3, 2016 Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has reported its half-year financial results, revealing a 14 per cent rise in revenue for the first half of 2016/17. The firm increased turnover from £59.5m to £67.6m, following a 5 per…

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    Watson Farley NQ pay increases to £68,000

    September 7, 2016 Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has revealed that NQ pay will rise to £68,000 as the firm reports high retention for trainees this autumn. Trainee retention stands at 93 per cent, as 13 of 15 final seat trainees are set…

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    Stephenson Harwood hires from Watson Farley

    January 19, 2016 Stephenson Harwood has hired away Watson, Farley & Williams litigation specialist Richard Wilmot in Hong Kong. He joins Stephenson Harwood as a partner. Wilmot mainly works in the arena of contracts for general…

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    Watson Farley & Williams hires drive growth

    December 3, 2015 Watson Farley & Williams reported that its half-year revenues show a five percent growth. The firm points to its partner hires and new office for generating its growth. Watson Farley has hired 24 partners laterally in…

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