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Travers Smith and CMS in the driving seat on Auto Trader joint venture

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:32
Firms take lead roles on the formation of combined marketplace for wholesale vehicles

Clifford Chance London partner Erasmus makes switch to Hong Kong blockchain company

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:23
Corporate finance partner Alex Erasmus will move to Hong Kong to take up the new post as chief legal officer

Bank of England GC paid more than government legal team's top lawyers

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:28
Former Clifford Chance corporate partner Sonya Branch leads the banks 153-strong legal team

DLA Piper finds 'final piece' in Latin America with new Argentine affiliation

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:21
The tie-up with Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly is the culmination of a strategy that has added affiliates in Brazil, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico

Dealmaker: Slaughters' Richard de Carle on saving Iceland's banks, eating smoked puffin and not taking yourself too seriously

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:04
Slaughters corporate partner Richard de Carle recently advised BHP Billiton on UK matters for its acquisition by oil and gas giant BP for $10.5bn (£8bn)

Under the hood of Uber's legal team revamp: a timeline

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:03
Since the departure of former CEO Travis Kalanick last year and the hire of Dara Khosrowshahi to replace him, Uber's legal department has transformed.

Latham takes second magic circle partner this week with Allen & Overy hire

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 16:50
City infrastructure hires are the latest in a string of European expansion efforts

Eversheds Sutherland and Freshfields top growing list of UK firms registering lawyers in Ireland as Brexit draws closer

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:09
Since early 2016, firms have registered lawyers in Ireland to hedge against a possible no-deal Brexit.

Fieldfisher opens Belfast legal service centre

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:01
The new hub is expected to house 125 legal support risk management professionals within three years

BCLP advise V&A Museum on new space at former Olympic Park

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:05
Firms advise on pre-let that will see the opening of a new museum in Stratford

Allen & Overy raises London salaries lifting NQ rate to £83k

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:14
Magic circle firm also announces 80% trainee retention rate

Latham continues City recruitment spree with hire of Clifford Chance infrastructure M&A head

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:00
The hire is the latest in Latham's European expansion

Freshfields’ former Manchester pioneer on moving to DWF and 're-engineering' law firms

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:52
Anup Kollanethu on becoming DWF's new CEO of managed services

Dickson Minto and Kirkland lead as Blackstone sells Black Jack and Fruit Salad maker for £100m

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:08
Tangerine Confectionery, which also owns Black Jack, Refreshers and Sherbet Fountains is being sold to CapVest's Valeo Foods, owner of Fox's Mints

Latham and Wachtell handling Elon Musk's effort to take Tesla private

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:00
Wachtell; Munger Tolles; Latham & Watkins; and Wilson Sonsini are advising on a bid to take the electric car maker private.

Mozilla hires Twitter deputy general counsel as next top lawyer

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 18:20
The efforts to browse for a new in-house boss are over for Mountain View, California-based Mozilla.

Kirkland leads as DIY retailer Homebase confirms CVA plans putting 1,500 jobs at risk

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:39
US firm advises as struggling DIY chain plans to close 42 stores through proposed company voluntary arrangement (CVA)

Ashurst advises as Royal Mail prepares to appeal £50m competition fine

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:06
Postal company set to appeal the fine for breaching competition law

Eversheds Sutherland and HSF advise on £800m BHS pension scheme buyout

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:21
9,000 former BHS employees' pensions have been secured as a result of PIC's acquisition

Moving in-house - what are the challenges for managing partners?

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:00
Law firm managing partners who have become general counsel say the transition is more challenging than it may appear.