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    Eversheds and Sutherland approach merger vote

    December 1, 2016 Eversheds is in the midst of late stage merger discussions with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, a US firm. Based in Atlanta, Sutherland advises clients in a number of practice areas, including corporate, litigation, tax,…

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    Eversheds appoints Lee Ranson as chief executive

    October 5, 2016 Eversheds managing partner Lee Ranson has been named as the successor to current chief executive Brian Hughes. Nominations closed on 30 September with no other candidates entering the contest. Ranson will take the helm…

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    Burges Salmon hires legal apprentices under new scheme

    September 28, 2016 Burges Salmon has launched an apprenticeship programme under the Trailblazers Apprenticeship in Law Initiative, a new Government scheme. The firm has hired five apprentices who started work on 26 September. Eversheds has…

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    Eversheds elections prompt leadership talks

    September 14, 2016 As Eversheds prepares for leadership elections, the firm has initiated discussions on updating its management structure. Managing partner Lee Ranson is anticipated to succeed current chief executive Bryan Hughes next…

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    Will Thomas of Eversheds hired by Freshfields

    September 10, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired Will Thomas, head of international arbitration at Eversheds. He will be based in Freshfields’ London office, although he will spend some time in the firm’s Paris office, which…

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    Autumn retention at 82% for Clifford Chance

    September 8, 2016 Clifford Chance has retained 82 per cent of its autumn qualifiers this year, with 41 of 49 qualifiers receiving offers, and 40 accepting. This figure represents a slight increase from the firm’s retention rate of 80…

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    Nokia names four firms to legal panel

    May 9, 2016 Nokia has named four firms to its newly created global legal panel. Shearman & Sterling, Reed Smith, Dentons, and Eversheds will advise the firm going forward, with 450 lawyers and 50 million pounds dedicated towards the…

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    Network Rail reappoints five firms to panel

    May 6, 2016 Network Rail, owner and infrastructure manager of the majority of the United Kingdom's rail lines, has extended its five-firm advisor panel until 2019. Addleshaw Goddard, Eversheds, Bond Dickinson, Dentons, and Maclay…

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