Dentons has begun recruiting new hires in Düsseldorf, where the firm recently announced the upcoming new office. The firm will bring on two partners, both of whom will be joining the firm from Taylor Wessing.
Eversheds Sutherland has hired John Siu, who joins the firm from Herbert Smith Freehills. He will join the firm’s Hong Kong office as a partner, and will work in the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations
Taylor Wessing has announced the hire of Chris Jeffrey, who joins the firm in Silicon Valley. He will serve as co-head of the US office and will oversee a number of new expansion efforts in the region. Jeffrey has
Eversheds Sutherland has hired Cedric Lam, who will serve as Greater China IP head at the firm. Lam joins Eversheds Sutherland from Dorsey & Whitney, where he worked in the firm’s Hong Kong office. He specializes in
Taylor Wessing has raised its salary for newly qualified solicitors (NQ) by the greatest margin since 2008. The firm has increased pay to NQs from £63,000 to £71,000, a 13% raise. The salary for trainees, however,
DWF has hired intellectual property (IP) litigator Simon Christiaën from Paris-based firm Lazareff Le Bars. Christiaën has over two decades of experience in IP, having begun his career at Cabinet Lamoureux in 1993.
Taylor Wessing has posted double digit percentage increases in both turnover and profit per equity partner (PEP), rounding out a successful last year under the stepping down managing partner Tim Eyles. In the 2017/18
Taylor Wessing has selected its next managing partner in current co-head of international litigation Shane Gleghorn. Gleghorn was hired the firm as a partner in 2006, when he had been working as a senior associate at
Eversheds Sutherland has recruited corporate partner Dickson Ng from Taylor Wessing in Hong Kong. Ng began his career at Latham & Watkins as an associate before moving on to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as a senior
Israeli litigation technology start-up LitiGate has reached deals with three major firms to collaborate on the further development of the company and its technology. The three firms that will be providing support to