Europe/UK

Leadership announced for A&O Shearman

Allen & Overy interim managing partner Khalid Garousha named senior partner of soon-to-be firm

Greenberg Traurig sets revenue record for 10th straight year as turnover hits $2.3bn

US firm grows revenue 6% and promotes 38 to shareholder, with women making up just over a third of the cohort

DLA Piper signs up Pinsent Masons’ London office head

Andrew Sackey joins DLA Piper’s corporate crime and investigations team

DLA Piper adds trio of energy partners in London

Trio from Paul Hastings and Brown Rudnick bring M&A, finance and private equity transactions expertise

Pinsent Masons launches emissions advice programme for SME suppliers

Scheme run in association with social enterprise Heart of the City intended to help suppliers achieve net-zero targets

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ESG | UK

M&S successfully defends appeal in gin-soaked IP battle with Aldi

Court of Appeal ruling offers ‘encouragement’ for design holders faced with lookalike products

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News | UK

The perfect partner part two: a trusted evaluation process

Tougher operating conditions means law firm leaders may need to rethink their partner performance evaluation process, writes Moray McLaren

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DLA Piper names new international managing partner

Charles Severs to succeed veteran managing partner Simon Levine at the start of next year

Norton Rose Fulbright ups London NQ salary to £120k

NRF’s UK arm ups pay for all associates, with NQs able to earn up to £168k including bonuses

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News | UK

Allen & Overy adds five-strong structured finance team from Milbank in London

Magic Circle firm points to 60% growth in private capital client revenue in last two years as partner John Goldfinch joins with team of associates

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UK

London insurance giant Lloyd’s appoints interim GC on permanent basis

Claire Schrader replaces Peter Spires, who stepped down from the role last August


The perfect partner part one: revisiting and redefining partner contribution

Law firms worldwide are reevaluating partner remuneration strategies amid rising costs and economic uncertainties, writes Moray McLaren

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Paul Hastings snaps up two Latham partners in London

Investigations and litigation team boosted by arrival of Stuart Alford KC and Oliver Browne

Simpson Thacher names first woman to lead London office

Wheatly MacNamara to succeed Jason Glover as managing partner of 200-lawyer office in October

Jones Day called in as Body Shop’s UK business goes into administration

Team led by London restructuring partner David Harding working with administrators FRP on possible rescue

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News | UK

Boosting investment in Black and minority ethnic businesses

More work needs to be done to ensure Black and minority ethnic entrepreneurs can access funding, writes Hogan Lovells counsel Fenella Chambers

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Hogan Lovells rings in record results as turnover hits $2.68bn

PEP jumps 20% to $2.74m as transatlantic firm marks return to growth after revenue and profit dips in FY22

UK legal regulators urged to prioritise policing of ethics in response to Post Office scandal

Legal ethics academic Richard Moorhead highlights risks posed by culture of ‘adversarial partisanship’ and ‘excessive zeal’ in profession

Lady Chief Justice to headline London International Disputes Week

Conference organisers announce expanded agenda ahead of five-day event in June

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