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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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    Ince & Co exploring merger play

    October 7, 2015 Ince & Co has been exploring possibilities for a merger, reaching out to several firms, including Watson Farley & Williams and Stephenson Harwood. Ince & Co has seen its revenues fall and has undertaken two redundancy…

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    Fieldfisher begins Munich corporate practice

    May 7, 2015 Fieldfisher is launching a corporate practice in Munich and has hired a new partner to focus on M&A, private equity and venture capital while advising on energy and infrastructure transactions. Daniel Marhewka joined the…

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