Europe/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

Freshfields and Hogan Lovells advise on Barclays’ £600m Tesco Bank deal

Tesco to unload credit card, loan businesses to Barclays, with the two companies also entering into a 10-year distribution deal

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Deals | UK

What happens to UK pensions following a high-net-worth divorce?

Freeths’ Antonia Williamson delves into the complexities of post-marital pension sharing

Gateley and Fidal target African disputes with senior arbitration hires

Perenami Momodu joins Gateley from Aelex Legal, while Manuel Tomas joins Fidal from Foley Hoag

Simpson Thacher raids Skadden for London disputes partner

David Edwards to co-lead European disputes practice alongside Tyler Robinson

Nokia and China’s Vivo settle international patent dispute with 5G cross-licensing deal

Finnish telecoms equipment maker secures sixth 5G deal in 13 months as smartphone licence renewal cycle draws to a close

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Hill Dickinson adds Irwin Mitchell corporate team for Birmingham debut

Move sees UK firm mark second office launch in less than a month

Mishcon acquires majority stake in group actions management business

Co-founders of Brazil-based Somos become equity partners as City firm moves to take on bigger cases

Get to know the finalists for Woman of the Year at the Women and Diversity in Law Awards – part four

Ahead of the Women & Diversity in Law Awards in March, we profile the shortlisted contenders for the prestigious Woman of the Year Award

Paul Weiss raids Linklaters again in London for M&A partner

Dan Schuster-Woldan joins as head of European public M&A

Majority of global CLOs see in-house budgets shrink, workloads increase, ACC survey shows

Pressure to do more with less is increasing focus on operational efficiency and tech

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