Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that the firm will be closing its Dubai branch, which opened in 2009. The Dubai office is Weil’s only location in the Middle East, and the firm plans to move partner Joseph
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Clifford Chance has posted its lowest retention rate in more than seven years. The firm had a cohort of 46 trainees, of which 33 received offers out of 43 who applied. Of those who received offers, 31 accepted positions
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
Just days after Clifford Chance announced its Doha office closure, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has also announced it will close its office in Qatar. The firm will incorporate its Qatari practice into its other offices
Six years after opening an office in Doha, Qatar, Clifford Chance has has announced that the office will close this month. Jason Mendens, who heads up the Doha office, will move to the firm’s Dubai office.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), a firm based in India, has enlisted the services of Kira Systems, a Canadian AI software company. By using Kira software, the firm hopes to enhance its legal services offerings through
Guillaume Kessler has been hired away from his position as Paris head of Olswang by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. The hire comes in advance of Olswang’s upcoming merger with Nabarro and CMS Cameron McKenna.
Stonewall has released a list of its top 100 employers for LGBT staff members, with Pinsent Masons coming in second behind Lloyds Banking Group. Five law firms were among the top ten employers on the list, with Clifford
K&L Gates has hired Clarissa Coleman, the fifth disputes partner to leave Addleshaws since 2016. Coleman has been with Addleshaws since 2011, and previously worked with property tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz, after having
Latham & Watkins has hired John Baldson of Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). While at HSF, Baldson served as co-head of the firm’s global energy practice, and previously worked at Clifford Chance before joining HSF as a