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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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    White & Case beefs up ranks of Indonesian ally

    February 16, 2016 White & Case has lured two partners from the ally firm of Herbert Smith Freehills in Indonesia to its own newly associated local firm, Witara Cakra Advocates. Kristo Molina, a capital markets partner, and Fajar…

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    Simmons & Simmons closes office in Abu Dhabi

    February 1, 2016 In what could be deemed a trend, Simmons & Simmons is closing its Abu Dhabi office after completing a review of its regional work. It's clients will continue to be served by the firm, but out of the firm's office in…

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