DLA Piper has announced that it will be boosting its presence in the Nordic countries through a new tie-up with Swedish firm Grönberg Advokatbyrå. Grönberg Advokatbyrå was launched in 1929 and focuses on
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DLA Piper has engaged Canadian tech company Kira Systems to create an artificial intelligence tool that will review documents during M&A transactions. Kira Systems signed a similar deal with accounting firm Deloitte
Howse Williams Bowers, a firm in Hong Kong, has added a partner to its banking practice. The firm hired Antony Yung from JP Morgan, where Yung previously worked as an executive director and assistant general
DLA Piper has appointed former Webber Wentzel corporate partner Johannes Gouws as managing partner in South Africa. DLA Piper launched offices at the end of last year in Casablanca and Johannesburg, its first in Africa.
Clyde & Co has hired a Hill Dickinson maritime partner for its Hong Kong office. Anthony Woo has worked at Hill Dickinson since 2014, and advises on charter party disputes, salvage and collision claims, and summonses.
DLA Piper will cut 200 support staff jobs in the United Kingdom following a two-year review of the firm's operations. The downsizing will affect IT, finance, human resources, marketing, business development and secretary
DLA Piper has promoted 48 lawyers to partners in this year's promotion round, the largest number ever. The firm promoted 14 lawyers in the UK and 18 in the US, while it promoted nine in continental Europe, five in Asia
Eversheds has bested its competitors by winning the most panel appointments for Q1 2016, according to Lawyer Market Intelligence statistics. Eversheds netted seven panel appointments, while Clifford Chance came in
Multinational law firm DLA Piper has chosen a new managing partner for its Singapore office. Joe Bauerschmidt, currently the southeast Asia capital markets team leader, will replace current managing partner John
Hogan Lovells is expanding its its team in Sydney, after launching there last July with two partners. The firm has picked up four partners, whose practices range through corporate, restructuring and finance. Two