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Kirkland & Ellis has added to its London tax practice with the hire of Jane Scobie from US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges.
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
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.
Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its intellectual property (IP) capabilities with the hire of a patent litigation partner Steven Cherny from US rival Latham & Watkins.
Christopher Marcus, a restructuring partner from Kirkland's US rival Weil, joins the firm as partner in New York. Marcus has advised on a number of high-profile restructurings including WorldCom in 2003.
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
Martin Bienenstock, the lawyer who led the Enron Corp. bankruptcy case, left Weil, Gotshal & Manges late last year. The restructuring business he helped build may be exiting right behind him. After topping the list of
Kirkland & Ellis has hired a trio of partners from Mayer Brown in Chicago, adding in private equity, real estate and tax. Bruce Gelman, Thomas Geraghty and Joshua Hanna have all joined from the Chicago base of the rival
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
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
Lateral partner hires among elite US firms in London have slowed during the last year, according to research from Legal Week, which illustrates the uphill struggle faced by US firms attempting to recruit leading names in
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
US law firms are throwing their financial muscle behind the Democrats’ attempts to reach the White House, with the legal sector providing more funding to the party’s leading candidates than any other industry. DLA
Among her 300 million citizens, America finds room for 2.2 million prisoners, half a million soldiers — and 1.1 million lawyers, increasing numbers of whom find their way across the Atlantic. From Park Lane to Mincing