Former Locke Lord partner Jonathan Denton has been struck off and fined for the breach of a number the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s rules. Having left the firm in 2015 just three years after joining from
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Lock Lorde has hired a team of three lawyers from Troutman Sanders in Hong Kong, ahead of the latter firm’s closure of its Asia office in May. The recruited lawyers are arbitration partner Ronald Sum, counsel Daniel
Jerry Clements has stepped down from her position as global chair of Locke Lord after 11 years in the role. Clements was appointed as global chair of the US firm in 2006, and announced her plan to step down in 2016.
Winston & Strawn has opened a new office in Dallas with 22 partners hired from various firms. The largest number of partners came from Locke Lord, including former managing partner Bryan Goolsby, who will serve as
US-based law firm K&L Gates has hired three new partners. Two of the partners join the firm's domestic offices in America. One, Michael Murphy, formerly an energy partner from Vinson & Elkins, will join K&L Gates'
Ince & Co is bringing on two more partners to its office in London, which is preparing to downsize to a smaller leased space at the end of next March. The hires come in the insurance and aviation practices. Joining
Baker & McKenzie has lured the managing partner of Locke Lord Edwards' New York offices, Huhnsik Chung, to join the firm as partner in New York. Chung joined legacy firm Edwards, Wildman Palmer in 2002 and eventually
U.S. firm Cooley has hired away private equity partner Stephen Rosen from Olswang, the firm's former alliance partner. Rosen has been with Olswang since 2000 and has been a partner there for 13 years. Prior to that, he
The merger between firms Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer took effect over the weekend. The majority of US partners at Edwards have opted to join the new firm, named Locke Lord Edwards. However, in London, only two
US firms Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer have finalized their plans to merge. The merger will take effect from 10 January, and will create a firm with 1,000 lawyers and revenues of $675m. The firm will be renamed