Eight partners leave King & Wood Mallesons
King & Wood Mallesons, following an announcement that 15 percent of the firm's partners in Europe and the Middle East would lose their jobs due to restructuring.
Among the departing lawyers were Stuart Jordan, a construction partner, Hilary O'Connor, an employment partner, Heather Corben, London head of tax, Jason Juden, a litigation partner, and David Parkes, a corporate partner. Real estate partner Darren Rogers has also departed to join Ashurst.
The firm is expected to complete restructuring by the end of 2016.