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    Vinson & Elkins NQ pay increased to £120,000

    July 20, 2017 Vinson & Elkins has announced a salary increase for newly qualified (NQ) solicitors, bumping pay 20 per cent from £100,000 to £120,000. The firm has also increased salaries for 1PQE lawyers, who will now be paid…

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    Ashurst PE specialist joins Vinson & Elkins

    October 5, 2016 Shaun Lascelles, who previously worked as a private equity specialist with Ashurst, has joined Vinson & Elkins. Prior to Ashurst, he co-headed the global private equity practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &…

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    K&L Gates snags three new partners

    May 23, 2016 US-based law firm K&L Gates has hired three new partners. Two of the partners join the firm's domestic offices in America. One, Michael Murphy, formerly an energy partner from Vinson & Elkins, will join K&L Gates'…

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    Freshfields partner moves to Vinson & Elkins

    March 8, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance partner Ian Frost has left the firm to move to Vinson & Elkins. Frost spent 10 years among the partner ranks at Freshfields, based mainly in London but working at one point in…

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    Eversheds hires new partner and GM in Saudi Arabia

    August 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…

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    Vinson & Elkins increases trainee salaries in London

    June 16, 2015 The London office of Vinson & Elkins, a US firm, has given a significant boost to trainee salaries. First year trainee salaries raised from £40,000 to £45,000, or 12.5 per cent, while second year salaries raised from…

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    Two Vinson & Elkins partners to launch boutique

    February 7, 2014 Two long-serving Vinson & Elkins partners have departed the firm to launch their own litigation boutique in Houston, Texas under the name Schick & Copeland. Robert Schick and Morgan Copeland Jr have both worked at…

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    Vinson relocates two partners out of China

    September 30, 2013 Vinson & Elkins continues to reduce its Chinese presence, with the relocation of Beijing-based energy partners Paul Deemer and Rob Patterson to London and Moscow respectively. The move follows the firm’s decision in…

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    Nine partners leave Weil Gotshal's Dallas office

    September 20, 2013 Nine partners are set to leave the Dallas office of Weil Gotshal & Manges, including to former national practice co-chairs. Six of the partners are heading to Sidley Austin’s complex commercial litigation group:…

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