Law Firm Leadership and Strategy - Page 2

Simpson Thacher names first woman to lead London office

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

Willkie unveils Munich launch plans and new German leadership

Frankfurt office head Georg Linde becomes German managing partner, alongside co-managing partner Kamyar Abrar

Gowling WLG names asset management head next UK chair

Emma Pioli to succeed incumbent Andy Stylianou in May

Van Bael & Bellis unveils new managing partner

Competition lawyer Andreas Reindl to take helm of leading Belgian firm 1 February

Pérez-Llorca beefs up leadership structure by appointing two executive partners

Duo will support long-serving senior partner Pedro Pérez-Llorca at Spanish heavyweight which has been growing rapidly

Cooley adds new chief operating officer from Fried Frank

Victor Nuñez joins in New York having earlier been global CFO at Norton Rose Fulbright

Ex-Linklaters Middle East head takes back reins from successor after a year

Scott Campbell resumes leadership role following Jonathan Fried’s return to full-time practice

Malaysia’s Shearn Delamore announces leadership change

Construction lawyer Rodney Gomez will succeed Dhinesh Bhaskaran as managing partner

Standard Chartered’s GC and Latham partner among lawyers recognised in New Year Honours

DE&I champion Sandie Okoro awarded OBE while UK listings reformer Mark Austin becomes a CBE

Stroock: a law firm that lost control of the narrative

Merger talk leaks and predatory rivals were a symptom, not the cause of New York firm’s malaise, reports John Malpas

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Eight Allen & Overy partners in running to lead A&O Shearman

Elections at UK Magic Circle firm will determine transatlantic giant’s leadership team

Stroock lines up highly-rated advisory team to wind down firm

Togut Segal & Segal serving as legal counsel alongside liquidation manager from Teneo and restructuring expert David Pauker

Loeb & Loeb names corporate co-leaders as new co-chairs

Mitchell Nussbaum and Arash Khalili to succeed firm chair Kenneth Florin in February

Dechert’s Paris international arbitration team to spin out as local boutique

Departure of 13-strong team is being put down to a strategy shift by Dechert

Addleshaw Goddard elects Middle East and Asia head as new managing partner

Andrew Johnston to succeed John Joyce following latter’s decision to stand down early

European invasion – firms flood into the EU’s legal markets

US and UK firms have been seeking to expand their European footprints post-Brexit, writes Buchanan Law’s James Lavan

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Senior ranks of Dutch lawyers near gender parity, study finds

While 46% of all senior lawyers are women, male leaders continue to dominate in law firms and corporate legal teams

Garrigues names first woman senior partner, promotes 16 to partner

Labour and employment lawyer Rosa Zarza to succeed Javier Ybáñez at helm of leading Spanish firm in January

BCLP appoints corporate specialist as next UK managing partner

Jinal Shah will take over from senior partner-elect Segun Osuntokun in January

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News | UK

David Boies to stand down as chair of Boies Schiller Flexner

Partners to vote on succession next month; renowned litigator to stay on as a partner