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    Sidley hires Linklaters restructuring partner

    November 30, 2016 Sidley Austin has hired Linklaters restructuring partner Yen Sum, continuing a hiring streak in London this year. Sidley has also recently hired partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Sum joined…

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    Sidley expands Hong Kong arbitration team

    October 13, 2016 Sidley Austin has hired three lawyers from O'Melveny & Myers to join its Hong Kong arbitration practice. The hires include partner Friven Yeoh, along with Desmond Ang and Yan Zhang, who both served as counsels at…

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    Norton Rose Fulbright takes Sidley team

    June 2, 2016 Norton Rose Fulbright has taken an entire public finance team from Sidley Austin in the United States, bringing 17 lawyers on board from offices in New York, Washington DC and San Francisco. The hires include six…

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    Kirkland notice period doubles as partner exits

    March 2, 2016 Kirkland & Ellis is reportedly doubling the notice period for all of its global equity partners, fresh off the news that high-yield partner Andrew Hagan is departing the firm for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. It was…

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    Sidley Austin raises newly qualified salaries 20%

    September 7, 2015 Sidley Austin has increased the salary for its newly-qualified lawyers by 20 percent, from £75,000 to £90,000 for 2015. It's first year trainee salaries have increased, from £41,000 to £44,000 and its second year…

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    Weil Gotshal & Manges loses two finance attorneys

    August 4, 2015 Weil Gotshal & Manges has lost a pair of attorneys, including one partner, from its finance practice. Finance partner Rupert Wall is departing the firm after more than 10 years to join Sidley Austin. Wall joined Weil…

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    Morgan Lewis & Bockius lure K&L Gates partners

    July 9, 2015 Morgan Lewis & Bockius is hiring three finance partners from K&L Gates to join its global transactions services team in London. Matthew Duncan, Julian Goodman and Paul Matthews previously arrived together at K&L Gates in…

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