Weil Gotshal & Manges has merged its London banking and securitisation practices, as the New York firm moves to deal with the dearth of structured finance work brought on by the credit crunch...
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City law firms reported unprecedented levels of activity in the last two weeks of September as financial institutions called on their legal advisers...
Weil Gotshal & Manges, the New York corporate and insolvency specialist, is managing Lehman Brothers’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in the US. In the UK, a three-partner team from Linklaters has secured the key
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP is advising Lehman Brothers on its bankruptcy filing. US firm Weil Gotshal, the No. 1 bankruptcy firm for decades representing almost every historic restructuring from Enron Corp. to WorldCom
Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank, succumbed to the subprime mortgage crisis it helped create in the biggest bankruptcy filing in history. Lehman's filing was made by lawyers from New York's
Kirkland & Ellis has added to its London tax practice with the hire of Jane Scobie from US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges.
US firm Dechert has been granted a licence to open an office in Beijing, its first in mainland China, the firm has said in a statement. So far this year, ten US firms have obtained licences to open firms in China,
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.
Weil Gotshal & Manges has continued its emerging markets push after confirming that it has received a license to practise in Beijing. Steve Xiang – who heads up the New York law firm’s China practice and is
The Trump Marina Hotel Casino is being sold to Coastal Marina, a subsidiary of New York-based Coastal Development LLC, in a $316 million deal. Weil, Gotshal & Manges advised Atlantic City-based Trump Entertainment
The City arm of Reed Smith Richards Butler has picked up a profile-raising mandate on the $850m acquisition of social networking website Bebo by AOL. The firm’s London arm advised longstanding client Bebo on UK aspects
Weil Gotshal & Manges has recruited the chief operating officer for legal & compliance at Bear Stearns as its new global executive director. David Strumeyer will be responsible for the administration of the firm's
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
Weil Gotshal & Manges' London office has thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals by reporting a doubling of its profit in what looks set to be a record year for US firms. Weil doubled average profit per equity partner
Former Weil Gotshal & Manges private equity star Will Rosen is set to join DLA Piper in January. Rosen, who left Weil in July, has been in talks with a number of firms since August. DLA Piper partners received voting