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    New hires in Europe for HFW, Cooley, and WFW

    January 8, 2019 A number of firms have made recent new hires in Europe, including Watson Farley Williams, Cooley, and Holman Fenwick Willan. WFW has hired Friedrich Maximilian Boemke in Hamburg, where he will join the firm as a…

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    WFW reveals financials as MP duo is re-elected

    December 18, 2018 Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has released its half-year financial results for 2018/2019. Revenues remained flat with the previous year, coming in at £85.9m. Fees paid were £74.6m, a slight drop from the previous…

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    WFW brings on lateral from Bird & Bird

    September 11, 2018 Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has brought on Jim Bell in the firm’s London office. He joins WFW from Bird & Bird, where he has worked since 2016. Prior to joining Bird & Bird, Bell was a partner at Allen & Overy.…

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    WFW posts modest improvement after banner year

    July 9, 2018 In the wake of a record-breaking year for Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), this year’s financials show more modest growth in revenue and a dip in profit per equity partner (PEP). WFW’s revenue rose by 3% to…

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    Wedlake Bell nabs duo hire from Watson Farley

    May 29, 2018 Independent London law firm Wedlake Bell has landed the hire of two senior partners from Watson Farley & Williams (WFW). The hires are corporate partner Nigel Taylor and capital markets partner Martin Thomas. Taylor…

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    HSF picks up four from WFW in London and Singapore

    April 21, 2018 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has hired four partners from Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), a pair in London and a pair in Singapore. Joining HSF’s London office are finance partners Rex Rosales and Jahnavi…

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