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DLA Piper head Nigel Knowles awarded Knighthood

Jan 6, 2009 DLA Piper joint chief executive and managing partner Nigel Knowles has been knighted after being named in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Nigel Knowles has been managing partner of DLA Piper since 1996 and in that…

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Moscow law firms feel the credit crunch

Sep 25, 2008 The impact of the credit crunch finally hit Russian law firms. Capital markets practices are taking the biggest hit after the Russian Government was last week forced to inject $20bn to support the country’s financial…

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Following Losses, Thelen Renames Itself

Aug 26, 2008 Following the departure of a third name partner, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner announced today that it will rename itself "Thelen." The news followed word earlier today that Jeffrey Steiner and seven corporate…

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DLA Lays Off Five UK Tech Lawyers

Aug 3, 2008 Legalweek reports that DLA Piper is in talks with a number of City fee earners in its technology, media and commercial group over job cuts, while further discussions could also see the group’s secretary pool affected.…

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DLA Duesseldorf takes 5-lawyer White & Case team

Jul 11, 2008 DLA Piper’s Cologne office has poached a corporate team of two partners and three associates from White & Case in Duesseldorf. Former White & Case partner Andreas Meyer-Landrut and local partner Kerstin Schnabel…

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DLA Piper Forms New Association In Saudi Arabia

Jul 9, 2008 DLA Piper has established an association with Saudi Arabian lawyer, Abdulaziz Al-Bosaily in order to develop its presence in Saudi Arabia. DLA Piper was formerly affiliated with a local lawyer in the region and will now…

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DLA Piper scoops $6.7bn biotech merger

Jun 19, 2008 DLA Piper has scored a role in one of the biggest pharmaceutical deals of the year, lining up alongside Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in the $6.7bn (£3.4bn) merger of US biotechnology suppliers Invitrogen and the…

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