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    Linklaters launches new global innovation team

    December 13, 2016 Linklaters has launched a new innovation team intended to implement various technology-related initiatives, including a program designed to teach lawyers coding. The new team will be headed up by three partners,…

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    Linklaters leadership compensation drops 4 per cent

    December 8, 2016 Remuneration for the leadership team at Linklaters dropped by an average of 4 percent during the past year, according to the firm’s LLP records. Although the leadership team’s earnings grew by 3.7 per cent from…

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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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    Linklaters appoints new senior leaders

    November 5, 2016 Linklaters has made several changes to its corporate team’s leadership, following Aedamar Comiskey’s appointment as global corporate head. As a result, the next generation of corporate lawyers has taken the helm in a…

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    Linklaters updates lockstep structure

    November 5, 2016 Linklaters has updated its lockstep structure in order to bring increased flexibility to its system of promoting partners on the firm’s ladder. The changes were voted in on November 3rd by Linklaters’ partners…

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    Latham promotes two in London among 27 globally

    November 5, 2016 Latham & Watkins has promoted two lawyers in London within its latest promotion round, which included 27 lawyers globally. This represents half of last year’s City promotions, when the firm promoted four in…

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    Slaughters retains 89% of trainees

    October 1, 2016 Slaughter and May has reported autumn trainee retention of 89%, landing the firm in the middle of Magic Circle retention rates. The firm had 36 trainees, of which 32 accepted newly-qualified positions out of 34 who…

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    KWM hires John Baptist Chan in Hong Kong

    September 28, 2016 King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has hired John Baptist Chan as a partner in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Chan will work in KWM’s Corporate & Securities practice. Prior to joining KWM, Chan worked as general counsel of…

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