Law Firm News

London firm HJA overhauls ownership model

Dec 5, 2018 Hodge Jones & Allen (HJA), a firm based in London, has announced that the firm will change its ownership model to be fully employee-owned. The move will make it the first firm with such a model. The overhaul was…

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Shearman promotes 8 new partners

Dec 4, 2018 Shearman & Sterling has made up eight new partners in its latest round of promotions. The round includes two new partners in London, including Ximena Herrera-Bernal, an international arbitration lawyer, and Anthony…

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Macfarlanes launches trainee innovation forum

Nov 30, 2018 Macfarlanes has established a forum geared toward legal innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. Trainees at the firm are encouraged to participate in the forums in order to network and enrich their capabilities for…

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Australian firm LCM to launch Singapore office

Nov 29, 2018 Litigation Capital Management (LCM), an Australian firm, is set to open an office in Singapore as a third-third-party funder. LCM has recruited Roger Milburn to head up the new office. Milburn joins LCM from a…

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Boutique firm Hugill & Ip expands team in HK

Nov 28, 2018 Hong Kong-based boutique firm Hugill & Ip has expanded its presence in the city with the hire of Freda Lim. Lim is the firm’s fifth partner, and comes to the firm from a consulting position with Vivien Teu & Co.…

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