After sustained growth for a period of twelve years, the last three years have seen the legal markets in decline around the world. Work in mergers and acquisitions has dropped substantially, and clients are demanding
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Allen & Overy’s Paris corporate head, Nicolas Bichot, has announced plans to leave the firm to establish a boutique practice. Bichot & Associés will focus upon M&A and tax work.
Sullivan & Cromwell has climbed five spots to the No. 2 spot in the Thomson Reuters league tables for dealmakers. The firm advised on $230.2 billion worth of deals thisUS firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, before retiring this year. In this article he gives someRonald Barusch spent over 30 years as an M&A practitioner at
Clifford Chance, has elected a new Senior Partner. Malcolm Sweeting is a London-based partner, specialising in structured finance andThe UK’s highest grossing law firm,
Korean law firm Yulchon has taken a leading role in the US$1.27 billion acquisition of a 72 per cent stake in Kuala Lumpur based Titan Chemicals Corp by Seoul-based Honam Petrochemical Corp. Yulchon is advising Honam
Linklaters has reported an 8.8 per cent decline in revenue for the 2009-10 financial year. The top UK firm attributes the decline to the stalling the global mergers and acquisitions
Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, the firm recently established in London by international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, announced that Ewan Robertson will be joining the firm as a shareholder in its mergers and
Dewey & LeBoeuf has hired three partners from Cooley Godward Kronish, including Richard Climan, one of the Silicon Valley firm’s top rainmakers and head of Cooley’s mergers practice. Richard Climan will be joining
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, the most-profitable US law firm, took the top spot on the Bloomberg list of M&A advisers for the first half of 2009, ousting UK-based Linklaters. Wachtell was doubling its merger work
Cologne-based Freshfields partners Ludwig Leyendecker and Kirsten Floss are leading a large team of lawyers advising Chrysler on European aspects of the Chrysler/Fiat alliance.