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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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    Slaughters senior partner to found boutique

    April 11, 2016 Chris Saul, the outgoing senior partner of Slaughter and May, is founding a boutique that will open after he is scheduled to depart the firm later this year. Saul has spent almost 40 years at the firm. Saul will…

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    Slaughter and May loses partner in Hong Kong

    January 27, 2016 Longtime veteran and corporate partner Laurence Rudge of Slaughter and May Hong Kong has joined supply chain manager Li & Fung as its deputy general counsel. Rudge first joined Slaughter and May as a trainee in London…

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    Bonelli Erede Pappalardo hires nine from A&O

    January 26, 2016 Italian firm Bonelli Erede Pappalardo has hired a team of lawyers from Allen & Overy to strengthen its banking offering in London. The best friend firm to Slaughter and May has brought on A&O's Italian senior partner…

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    Slaughter and May elect new senior partner

    January 11, 2016 Slaughter and May has named the successor to senior partner Chris Saul, electing M&A head Steve Cooke to serve the next five year term. Saul's term will end in April and he will retire after his term finishes. Cooke…

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    DLA Piper hires two former practice heads in London

    December 10, 2015 DLA Piper strengthened its finance practice in London this week, hiring a former practice head from both Baker & McKenzie and Slaughter and May as partners. Arriving from Slaughter and May is Mark Dwyer, who spent 10…

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    Defections from Linklaters Hong Kong mount

    October 14, 2015 Another Linklaters partner in Hong Kong is leaving the practice, this time moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers. Corporate partner Samantha Thompson will join PwC as director and board secretary and be based in…

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    Simmons & Simmons brings in Barclays head

    August 12, 2015 Simmons & Simmons has hired away Khasruz Zaman, the former head of M&A at Barclays. Zaman specialises in corporate finance transactions and M&A in the financial institutions sector. He has worked on domestic as well as…

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