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    Ashurst remuneration suffers as partners depart

    February 22, 2018 According to the latest LLP accounts, Ashurst’s management suffered a significant pay cut in 2016/17, taking home 18% less than the year before. The London firm’s turnover, on the other had, increased 12% from…

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    Ashurst promotion round misses female partner target

    April 26, 2017 Ashurst has promoted 19 new partners during its latest round, four of whom are women. The current promotions round misses the firm’s target of 40 per cent female representation among partner promotions by 2018. The…

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    Ashurst to streamline integration with Project Prism

    August 12, 2016 Ashurst and legacy Blake Dawson have announced plans to overhaul accounting and client systems throughout all of the firm’s international offices, including those in London and Australia. The program, known as Project…

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    Ashurst unveils new international strategy

    September 17, 2015 Ashurst unveiled a new international strategy that was developed after an independent review by consultancy Bain & Co. The review found that the firm should focus on growing key areas of its practice, including finance…

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    Ashurst set to merge with Australian firm Blake Dawson

    September 27, 2011 British firm Ashurst has announced plans to form an alliance with one of Australia's biggest law firms, Blake Dawson. The firms will merge their Asian practices in March 2012, at which time Blake Dawson will come under…

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    3 Australian firms lead $1.6bn mining deal

    August 10, 2011 Three Australian law firms are leading the joint $1.6 billion offer by Rio TInto and Mitsubishi for 13.8 per cent of the shares in mining company Coal & Allied. The bidders already own 86.2 per cent of the company, and…

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    More mergers with Aussie firms on the cards

    August 5, 2011 Rumours abound that two major Australian firms are set to merge with international players. Mallesons Stephen Jaques has reportedly been negotiating with leading Chinese law firm King & Wood; while Blake Dawson is…

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    Ahurst investigates entry into Australian market

    June 30, 2011 Reports have emerged that UK firm Ashurst is investigating options for a presence in Australia, following in the fresh footprints laid down by Norton Rose, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance and DLA Piper. The firm has…

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