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Law firms line up for Lehman advisory work

Sep 18, 2008 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…

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US law firms continue China expansion

Aug 16, 2008 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,…

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Weil Gotshal to open in Beijing

Jun 9, 2008 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…

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Weil Gotshal Helps Trump Dump Marina Hotel

Jun 2, 2008 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…

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Reed Smith, Herbert Smith in as AOL buys $850m Bebo

Mar 16, 2008 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…

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Weil doubles profit as US firms excel in London

Jan 29, 2008 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…

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Private equity star Rosen set to join DLA Piper

Dec 8, 2007 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…

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