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    Herbies retains 94% of qualifiers

    August 23, 2016 Herbert Smith Freeholds has offered positions to 31 of 33 trainees reaching qualification this September, with all 31 accepting offers. The firm also reported a 94 per cent retention rate in the spring, having retained…

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    Freshfields loses partner to HSF in Düsseldorf

    August 18, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has lost corporate partner Christoph Nawroth, the latest in a run of partner exits from Freshfields’ German practice after the firm merged its Cologne and Düsseldorf offices last…

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    White & Case hires away A&O oil and gas partner

    June 8, 2016 White & Case has hired away oil and gas partner Paul Griffen from Allen & Overy. Griffin came to A&O from Herbert Smith Freehills six years ago. He was placed in A&O's Hong Kong office to help build its Asia-Pacific…

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    Weil Gotshal & Manges hires HSF equity head

    May 10, 2016 Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired James MacArthur, formerly private equity head at Herbert Smith Freehills. MacArthur has worked at HSF since 2010; before that, he was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis. In his new role, he…

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    Mayer Brown piloting agile working scheme in London

    April 7, 2016 Mayer Brown has initiated a pilot program to test agile working in London. The firm’s construction department is undertaking the pilot program and the firm’s partners will receive a report of the program’s results…

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    Ashurst lures partner duo from HSF

    March 29, 2016 Ashurst was able to lure a partner duo away from Herbert Smith Freehills in London and boost its TMT group. Partners Nick Elverston and Amanda Hale are moving to Ashurst. Elverston is leaving HSF after 11 years and…

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