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    White & Case nabs private equity star from Jones Day

    March 12, 2018 White & Case has landed the hire of private equity rainmaker Mike Weir from Jones Day. Weir, not one to stay put for long, was at Jones Day for just over four years. He got his start at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer…

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    Weil Gotshal PEP skyrockets globally and locally

    March 2, 2018 Weil Gotshal & Manges has globally raised its profits per equity partner by 18%, with its London turnover shooting up 33%. Across the whole firm, Weil’s revenues rose to $1.39bn or 10%, while the 18% increase in…

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    BLP and Bryan Cave green light transatlantic merger

    February 28, 2018 Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Bryan Cave have come to a merger agreement, ending BLP’s long search for a transatlantic tie-up. Launching in April under the new name Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, the firm’s…

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    BLP closes Myanmar office due to slow business

    February 23, 2018 Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that it will be closing its Yangon office due to lack of work. Office managing partner Chris Hughes and his Myanmar-based four-lawyer team will depart from the firm. The…

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    HFW hires three partners in Singapore

    January 26, 2018 HFW has hired a trio of partners in Singapore, boosting its presence in Southeast Asia. Finance partner Siri Wennevik has joined HFW from Wikborg Rein, where she was Singapore managing partner for the Norwegian firm.…

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    Vinson & Elkins nabs Jones Day finance partner

    January 24, 2018 Vinson & Elkins has hired Paul Simcock, who joins the firm from Jones Day in the firm’s London office. He will join as a finance partner in Vinson & Elkins’ corporate finance practice. Prior to joining Jones Day…

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    BLP hires Mayer Brown partner in Hong Kong

    January 9, 2018 Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has boosted its Hong Kong office with the hire of Mark Stevens, a real estate partner from Mayer Brown. Stevens spent almost 15 years at Mayer Brown JSM, from which BLP also hired…

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