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Allen & Overy: City promotions down a third

Apr 8, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced this year's round of partnership promotions, making up 28 new partners, falling just short of its 2007 bumper crop of 32 promotions. The number of promotions in A&O's overseas offices…

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Indian salaries rocket as UK firms poach talent

Apr 8, 2008 A full-blown salary war has erupted in India in response to increased local and international competition for talent, resulting in pay increases of more than 50 per cent at most top Indian law firms in the last year.…

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Freshfields makes friends with White & Case

Apr 1, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer finance partners Maurice Allen and Mike Goetz are setting up an informal conflicts referral relationship in London with their previous firm White & Case. The pair anticipate that…

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Allen & Overy wins rare Anglo-Russian mining deal

Mar 28, 2008 Allen & Overy (A&O) has won a rare instruction on a mining deal, advising Russian mining giant Mechel on its $1.498m (£750m) bid for London-based Oriel Resources. Mechel turned to A&O in the firm's first major…

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Freshfields hires Allen and Goetz from White & Case

Mar 15, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has voted to hire former White & Case banking partners Maurice Allen and Mike Goetz. Freshfields’ hires of Allen and Goetz represent a concerted push into lender-facing work by the magic…

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Official: Allen, Goetz quit White & Case

Mar 12, 2008 The co-head of global banking at White & Case, Maurice Allen along with banking and capital markets London co-head, Mike Goetz, have resigned. New York-based co-head of global banking, Eric Berg, is to temporarily…

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Allen and Goetz to Exit White & Case's London Office

Mar 11, 2008 Senior White & Case finance partners Mike Goetz and Maurice Allen are set to quit the firm's London office by the end of the week, it has emerged. Global banking co-head Allen and fellow City partner Goetz are set to…

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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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