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    KWM to close in Riyadh amid EUME consolidation

    April 4, 2017 King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has announced plans to close its Riyadh office, following a recent relaunch of Europe and Middle East offices earlier in the year. KWM will consolidate its Middle East business into Dubai…

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    Goodwin holds KWM integration session in New York

    March 20, 2017 Goodwin brought its team of former King & Wood Mallesons lawyers to New York last week to help the team integrate into the firm. The team included Michael Halford, who previously served as KWM’s investment funds…

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    PwC Legal launches local Hong Kong firm

    March 12, 2017 PwC has expanded its operations in Asia with the opening of a local Hong Kong firm named Tiang & Co. The launch follows PwC’s recent establishment of a Singapore-based foreign law practice, which operates as PwC Legal…

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    KWM “hardship fund” receives positive response

    February 24, 2017 After three King & Wood Mallesons partners established a “hardship fund” designed to assist staff impacted by the firm’s EUME struggles, the program has received a positive response. The fund was established by…

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    Gordian hires Michael Crosby of Orrick as GC

    February 10, 2017 Investment firm Gordian Knot has hired finance partner Michael Crosby of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he was the firm’s head of UK finance. He joins Gordian as general counsel, and replaces Sean Breslin, who…

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    EY Law hires KWM Germany managing partner

    January 25, 2017 EY Law has hired Stefan Krüger, former managing partner at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Germany. He has been hired on as a partner and will be based in EY’s Frankfurt office. Prior to joining legacy SJ Berwin in…

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    DLA Piper hires 13 from KWM

    January 23, 2017 DLA Piper is the latest firm to hire from King & Wood Mallesons (KWM), with a recent hire of nine support staff members and four trainees. The new hires started at DLA as of 19 January, along with an additional 23 former…

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