The combined practice will form a 20 strong IP team across Wiggin's offices.
The defeated candidate, Angela Style, had held the post for two years before being beaten by Philip Inglima.
The UK has unveiled proposals to create a marketplace for government bodies across the board to procure commercial legal advice.
LAW FIRM MERGER
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has picked up the five-lawyer team of a boutique firm in Mainz, Germany.
Robotics and automation will improve manufacturing in Australia whilst wiping out work in some emerging markets, says law firm Corrs.
LAW FIRM EXPANSION
Kennedys has teamed up with the Bermuda office of Sedgwick Chudleigh in its latest international move.
GC EXCELLENCE 2017
Reputation has eclipsed price when it comes to picking a law firm, according to the latest GC Excellence Report.
LAW FIRM MARKETING SUMMIT
Law firms are finding it difficult to differentiate their offerings as they cannot innovate like other businesses.
Law firms had better watch out. Clients now have inside information on law firms with decades of data on price and purchasing power, says Jaap Bosman, author of Death of a Law Firm.
Legal academics are sniffy about practitioners who teach. But, says Reuben Guttman, this outdated view does a disservice to the legal profession.
NetApp's legal department has become the first in-house legal department to receive a legal technology certificate.
LAW FIRM MANAGEMENT