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    White & Case hires Macfarlanes competition head

    November 15, 2016 Macfarlanes competition head Marc Israel has left the firm to join White & Case, which has been hiring several new lawyers in its London office. His departure follows that of former Macfarlanes financial services head…

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    Paul Stacey named new Slaughters executive partner

    November 11, 2016 Slaughter and May executive partner Richard Clark is set to retire this coming April, at which point finance partner Paul Stacey will replace Clark in the position. He joins senior partner Steve Cooke and practice…

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    Latham hires A&O partner

    October 29, 2016 Latham & Watkins has hired corporate partner Ed Barnett of Allen & Overy (A&O), just months after A&O finance partner Stephen Kensell made a move from A&O to Latham. The firm has hired several partners recently,…

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    Two Ropes & Gray lawyers promoted in London

    October 28, 2016 Ropes & Gray has announced its latest promotion round, including two London-based lawyers from a total of 11 across the firm’s global offices. This year represents an overall decrease from last year, when the firm…

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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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    Slaughters teams up with Autonomy founder on AI pilot

    September 14, 2016 Slaughter and May has joined forces with technology fund Invoke Capital to test the company’s new Luminance software as part of a pilot programme. Invoke Capital is led by Mike Lynch, known for his role as founder of…

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    Latham hires heavyweight from Slaughter and May

    August 2, 2016 Latham & Watkins has hired Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya away from Slaughter and May, where he made partner in 1997 and spent a total of nearly three decades. Warna-kula-suriya served as head of structured finance at…

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    Slaughter and May corporate head passes away

    May 26, 2016 Frances Murphy, a deal lawyer who became the first female corporate head of Slaughter and May in 2008, died on May 25 after a long illness. Murphy joined Slaughter and May in 1981 and became a partner in 1990. During…

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    White & Case hires new corporate partner

    May 17, 2016 White & Case has hired a new corporate partner from Hogan Lovells. Guy Potel joined Lovells in 2008 and made partner in 2010. Before that, he trained at Clifford Chance and worked at Slaughter & May. He will join White…

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