Intellectual property firm Awapatent’s Asian branch, AWA Asia, has recruited Wilkinson & Grist senior associate Charlie Liu. He will join the firm’s Hong Kong branch as a partner. Liu’s specialty is trademark
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Gowling WLG has published its gender pay brackets, like several other major firms have done as the 4 April deadline approaches, which was set in place by last year’s new legislation. Gowling’s numbers place it a
Ashurst has hired two partners for its Canberra office, one from Norton Rose Fulbright and the other from HWL Ebsworth. From Norton Rose comes dispute resolution partner Melanie McKean, and from HWL Ebsworth comes TMT
Bird & Bird and Clyde & Co are among the firms that have reported their financial results for the 2016/17 year. Bird & Bird saw an increase in profits, which rose by 9 per cent to €103.5m. However, the firm also
Bird & Bird has announced that the firm is slated to launch a new base in Amsterdam. The office will primarily be used for client meetings and specific projects. The new office will be the firm’s second in the
Bird & Bird and AllBright Law Offices (China’s fourth largest local firm, as reported by ALB in its Top 50 Largest Law Firms ranking) have entered into an alliance. The agreement gives AllBright both a foothold in the
Shanghai-based firm AllBright has launched a base in London via a new alliance with Bird & Bird. Through the alliance, AllBright will open a representative office within the London offices of Bird & Bird. The move is
Bird & Bird is slated to open a San Francisco office, which will become the first US location for the firm. Partners Stefano Silvestri and Nick Aries will relocate to San Francisco from Europe for the launch.
Osborne Clarke has launched a new Sweden office, which includes five new lawyers hired from various firms. Among the new hires is Fredrik von Baumgarte, who was a founding partner of Baumgarten Byström Rooth.
Bird & Bird has picked up Kim Kit Ow from RHTLaw Taylor Wessing in Singapore. While at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, Ow was a partner specializing in finance matters such as financial services and banking and corporate