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Linklaters ranked as 'superbrand' law firm

Mar 10, 2008 In a new study by Superbrands, Linklaters appears as the highest law firm on the list of best brands at 259. Clifford Chance is ranked at 296 and national firm Eversheds sits at 309. Other law firms ranked in the list…

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Trilegal links up with Allen & Overy in India

Mar 10, 2008 Local Indian law firm Trilegal has succeeded in sealing a formal referral deal with Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy, which will see it handle the bulk of A&O's cross-border client work in India and benefit from…

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Morley and Dejonghe to lead A&O

Mar 3, 2008 Allen & Overy managing partner David Morley has won the backing of the firm’s partnership to pip corporate head Richard Cranfield to the senior partner post. Belgian managing partner and co-head of corporate Wim…

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Race for Allen & Overy's future management

Jan 27, 2008 The race for Allen & Overy's (A&O) future management is on, as a total of four candidates have stepped forward to take over the top two roles at the firm. Belgian managing partner and co-head of corporate Wim Dejonghe…

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London Firms to Redeploy Lawyers as Markets Shift

Jan 27, 2008 Allen & Overy is attempting to usher in a new era of flexibility among its lawyers, partly to prepare for fluctuating market conditions, marking the strongest evidence yet that top U.K. law firms are having to adapt to…

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A&O scoops Italian banking team from Freshfields

Jan 12, 2008 Allen & Overy partner Stefano Sennhauser has raided his former firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for a team of six banking associates in a move that heralds a renewed focus on Italy by A&O. Sennhauser, who quit…

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A&O scoops Shearman global M&A chief Rolf Koerfer

Jan 11, 2008 Allen & Overy has raided Shearman & Sterling for its global co-head of M&A for its Düsseldorf office in the latest high-profile move in the German market. Hans Rolf Koerfer will join as a partner at A&O's Düsseldorf…

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