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Hammonds boosts City team with new partner hires

Aug 24, 2008 Hammonds has boosted its City banking team with the appointment of two new partners, Samrad Nazer from Kirkland & Ellis and Denton Wilde Sapte’s Iain Shurwood. The appointments follow a number of Hammonds hires…

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Kirkland faces US malpractice case

Aug 22, 2008 Kirkland & Ellis is being sued for malpractice by former patent client Magnetek. The move comes after the US firm lost a patent case on behalf of the electronics company.

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Law firm changes name to K&L Gates

Jul 2, 2008 Partners of the Pittsburgh based law firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis voted yesterday to officially shorten the firm's name to "K&L Gates." The change follows efforts since early 2007 to establish…

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Kirkland star leaves law for Tchenguiz

Mar 26, 2008 Kirkland & Ellis private equity partner Raymond McKeeve is set to join client and property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz as an investment professional in mid-April. Tchenguiz has been one of McKeeve's main clients for around…

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Private equity star McKeeve quits Kirkland

Mar 5, 2008 Private equity rainmaker Raymond McKeeve is to leave Kirkland & Ellis (K&S) in three months for an unknown destination, believed to be a role at a private equity house. McKeeve's surprise departure will be closely…

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US firms losing merger fever

Jan 23, 2008 Merger and lateral activity among US law firms slowed slightly in 2007 but despite the darkening financial horizon, many in the industry expect the attorney shuffle to retain energy in 2008, writes the National Law…

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