Weekly Update – 17th of June 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland Paul Weiss Adds Senior Google Lawyer in Latest London Hire Ludovic Ghesquiere, who previously led Alphabet’s EMEA regulatory response, investigations, and compliance, will be based in London and California with Paul Weiss. Another Cadwalader London Partner Departs, This Time to Greenberg Two people with knowledge of the move say that real […]

Weekly Update – 10th of June 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland MKB Law welcomes corporate banking specialist Neil Logan Belfast-based Neil Logan has been hired by MKB Law as a consultant in the corporate, banking, and commercial sectors of the company. Eversheds Sutherland increases its global employee incentives capability on appointment of new Partner Richard Surtees, a new partner in employee incentives […]

“Prioritizing Mental Health in the Legal Profession: A Call to Action”

As Mental Health Awareness Month concludes, it seems pertinent to take some time to discuss the topic of mental health, particularly in relation to the legal sector and the professionals who navigate it. Historically, the legal profession has been synonymous with stress, long working hours, competition, and, depending on your area of expertise, exposure to […]

Weekly Update – 3rd of June 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland Clifford Chance further strengthens Global Antitrust team with hire of Michael Grenfell As the international legal firm Clifford Chance expands its capabilities in the technology, financial services, consumer goods, and healthcare sectors, it has been announced that Michael Grenfell will join the company as a Partner in its Global Antitrust Group, […]

Weekly Update – 28th May 2024

Moves:  UK & Ireland  Mishcon de Reya’s international arbitration head to join Littleton Chambers in London   Louis Flannery KC, Head of international arbitration at Mishcon de Reya, is scheduled to join Littleton Chambers in London. He will be admitted to the bar and work as a counsel in addition to serving as an arbitrator.  Michaela […]

Weekly Update – 20th of May 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland US law firm Perkins Coie hires Ian Bagshaw for London launch Perkins Coie, a US law firm, is establishing its presence in London with the hiring of heavyweight private equity lawyer Ian Bagshaw. Emma Dwyer has joined Fieldfisher as a Partner in their Derivatives and Structured Finance Group Emma makes her […]

Weekly Update – 13th of May 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland Another Exit For Travers As Corporate Partner Walks To Linklaters Richard Spedding, an M&A partner in Travers Smith’s corporate M&A and equity capital markets practice, joined in 1999 following five years as an associate at Freshfields. Squire Patton Boggs adds partners across UK from four firms SPB has employed Ellie Pinnells […]

Weekly Update – 7th of May 2024

Moves: UK & Ireland Dentons hires Laura Whyatt as a competition partner in London Dentons has engaged Laura Whyatt, a contentious competition lawyer, as a Partner in London. Laura joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher after previously working at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Sherman & Sterling in London and Brussels. Allen & Overy’s UK […]

Weekly Update – 29th of April

Moves: UK & Ireland Slaughter and May Makes Rare Hire with Freshfields Pensions Partner Slaughter & May has made a remarkable hire, adding a longtime Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner to its pensions practice. Charles Magoffin, a partner with Freshfields since 2010, will join Slaughter and May as senior counsel in September, according to the firm’s […]




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