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Former managing partner Jeremy Xiao will be returning to Herbert Smith's Beijing office from Credit Suisse, the firm announced. Xiao will serve as a consultant.
Herbert Smith, Slaughter and May and Ashurst have all landed top roles on the £40bn nationalisation of Bradford & Bingley (B&B)...
Herbert Smith has won the lead role on the £13bn restructuring of its long-time client British American Tobacco (BAT).
Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world, today announced the addition of Amy Greer as a partner in the Philadelphia office of its firmwide Regulatory Litigation Group, effective immediately. Ms.
A bankruptcy trustee contends that the Atlanta law firm of Smith, Gambrell & Russell failed to prevent the founder of a now-defunct Atlanta investment firm from embezzling from his clients. Trustee William Perkins is
Reed Smith is to launch an office in Silicon Valley after hiring Morrison & Foerster Palo Alto partner Rich Scudellari, who has joined the firm’s corporate and securities group. Scudellari will initially be the only
Smith Moore LLP, a 130-attorney firm with offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, N.C., and Atlanta, will join operations with Leatherwood, which has more than 50 attorneys, to form Smith Moore Leatherwood
As investment banks continue to announce widespread redundancies, the largest global law firms are turning in double-digit revenue increases despite the credit crunch forcing a downturn in deal activity.
Allen & Overy's figures show a 15% rise in turnover to £1.016 billion. RollOnFriday has published a detailed list of law firms which have posted double digit increases in turnover for 2007/08 including Salans, Norton
Two leading City firms have reversed their earlier decisions to freeze pay. Olswang has upped its NQ salaries to £63,500 despite earlier announcing it was not going to increase the rate. Herbert Smith has also repealed
The global law firm Reed Smith laid off 50 legal secretaries over the past few months, almost half of them based in Pittsburgh. At the same time, it has added 20 positions to the fast-growing business support center.
Herbert Smith has appointed Austin Sweeney as the new head of its Singapore office, with the corporate partner relocating from the firm’s City base to take up the management role.
Herbert Smith has become the second firm in recent weeks to renege on its decision to freeze junior lawyer salaries. The top ten City law firm announced today (19 June) that it will be hiking first year trainee solicitor