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This article looks at a cohort of female lawyers that have risen to the top of their game in Hong Kong, changing the male (and white) dominated culture at major law firms. Chun Wei heads the Hong Kong and Beijing
Cooley has boosted its Shanghai offering with the hire of two in-house lawyers: Christina Zhang joins the firm as a partner and Benjamin Qiu joins as a senior associate. Zhang
Lovells has promoted 21 lawyers to the partnership in the annual promotions round – an increase from the 19 that were appointed in 2009’s round, but down from the 31 promotions in 2007. There were ten promotions
Kenju Watanabe, formerly of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined Paul Hastings as partner in the Tokyo office. Watanabe's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, and joint venture
Denton Wilde Sapte is ramping up its Middle Eastern presence by sending Dispute resolution lawyer Paul Stothard, a newly-promoted London partner, to Dubai.
Two US firms have won the lead roles on the $1.2bn sale of German music giant Bertelsmann’s 50 per cent interest in Sony BMG to Sony. Davis Polk & Wardwell advised Bertelsmann. Sony turned to panel firm Paul Weiss
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom partners Paul Schnell and Tom Greenberg have been unveiled as the partners leading the firm on the iconic InBev acquisition of Anheuser-Busch acquisition. Skadden and Sullivan &
Cravath Swaine & Moore and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison have bagged lead roles on the divestment by by Time Warner of its cable division in a $9.25bn deal, as the US media giant moves to refocus on its core
A fired associate contends the firm is laying off midlevels, but the firm says it's just conducting performance reviews.
New York-based Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced that Brad S. Karp, age 48, has been elected as the new Chair of the firm, effective January 1, 2009. He will succeed Alfred D. Youngwood, who has been
On Friday afternoon in Midtown, outside the Bank of America Plaza office tower where they both worked a 25 years old secretary at 270-member Atlanta law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker was shot and killed by a
A New York judge has allowed a legal malpractice suit alleging faulty due diligence work by Paul, Hastings, Janofksy & Walker to proceed. Investor Ronald Katz hired the law firm to represent him in connection with a
After billionaires and billion- dollar firms, it is the turn of an Indian law firm to reap accolades on international arena with Khaitan and Co being ranked as Asia's fourth biggest legal advisor for merger and
The London office of US giant Paul Hastings was left licking its wounds this week after one of its clients collapsed amidst allegations of fraud - and two of its associates abruptly jumped ship. The firm's severely