Ropes & Gray UK office founder and senior partner Maurice Allen has announced his retirement, effective at the end of 2016. Allen’s current role as senior partner was established
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Weil, Gotshal & Manges. He previously served as general counsel at Baring Private Equity Asia, whereWilliam Hay has been hired as senior counsel in the Hong Kong office of
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
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...
City law firms reported unprecedented levels of activity in the last two weeks of September as financial institutions called on their legal advisers...
Several lawyers at Bear Stearns have landed at major law firms after the takeover of the investment bank by JPMorgan Chase. David Strumeyer, former head of the legal and compliance department, shifted to Weil Gotshal;
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.
The world’s elite firms are jostling for position on Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s (KKR) landmark dual listing in Amsterdam and New York. A team from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett led by partner Alan Klein is advising
A former Weil Gotshal lawyer has released an album called "Law and order" to become a rap superstar. Emeka Onyejekwe graduated from NYU in 2006 and worked at Weil Gotshal for a little less than a year. He said he left