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Shearman lands key role on Dresdner Bank sale

Sep 8, 2008 Just months after losing its 30-lawyer Mannheim office, Shearman & Sterling has been handed the mandate to advise the insurer Allianz on the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank, undoubtedly the most important German…

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Shearman, Wachtell lead on $19bn chemicals sale

Jul 15, 2008 Shearman & Sterling has taken the lead role alongside Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz on a chemical company acquisition worth approximately $18.8bn. US chemical giant Dow Chemical Company agreed to buy Rohm and Haas in the…

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Shearman & Sterling Strengthens India Practice

Jun 12, 2008 The international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP has been strengthened with the hire of Sidharth Bhasin a leading India specialist. He joins as counsel, based at the firm?s Hong Kong office. Sidharth Bhasin joins…

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Salary reviews - Freshfields leads Magic Circle

May 11, 2008 Following the recent salary reviews, RollOnFriday has published a detailed "Table of Dosh" currently including City law firms such as Shearman & Sterling, Freshfields, Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Herbert…

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Shearman Eliminates General Counsel Post

May 4, 2008 Shearman & Sterling has eliminated the job of its full-time general counsel, John Shutkin. The firm hired Shutkin in 2004 from KPMG International, where he had been general counsel for five years. Shutkin was one of the…

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Shearman Germany decimated in Mannheim walk-out

Apr 23, 2008 US firm Shearman & Sterling has lost an entire German office, with its 30-lawyer Mannheim team splitting off to form an independent firm. Nine partners from Shearman's largest German office will reform under the name…

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Shearman & Sterling in top-level management shake-up

Apr 20, 2008 Shearman & Sterling is to make a number of changes to its senior management structure, streamlining its main decision-making body and appointing New York bankruptcy partner Fred Sosnick to the new role of management team…

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