Linklaters real estate team departs for Swedish independent

Former real estate transactions practice heads Magnus Lidman and Anna Eriksson take five associates to Gernandt & Danielsson

Sidley Austin raises London NQ pay for second time this year

Pay climbs to £175k putting Chicago-based firm close to Quinn Emanuel's and Gibson Dunn's market-topping £180k

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Former Labour leader to head Bar bullying review

Harriet Harman KC to lead independent review of bullying and harassment at the Bar launched by the Bar Council

Fenwick Elliott rings in new senior partner after 23 years

Karen Gidwani to succeed veteran leader Simon Tolson at helm of UK construction and energy boutique next April

King & Spalding adds four-partner finance team in London from Cadwalader

Fund finance and ESG partners make the move alongside team of associates

ExxonMobil names former Fox lawyer as next GC

Jeff Taylor will replace Craig Morford, who is retiring at the start of July

US data storage business Seagate fills vacant CLO seat with Maxar hire

Jim Lee replaces Kate Schuelke who joined Credo Technology in January

Hogan Lovells enters London pay war, ups NQ pay to £135k

Boost follows international Magic Circle firms upping NQ pay to £150k

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Clyde & Co and RPC partners step up as LIDW co-chairs

Loukas Mistelis and Jonathan Cary join mediator Henrietta Jackson-Stops as London International Disputes Week chairs

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Norton Rose Fulbright hires 12-strong investigations team from BCLP in the US

Group includes four partners and will be spread across firm’s St. Louis and Denver offices

Former Canadian chief justice is latest judge to step down from Hong Kong’s top court

Beverley McLachlin announces her retirement from the Court of Final Appeal as Lord Sumption speaks out against Hong Kong’s rule of law

Travers Smith hires Blackstone Credit legal counsel to bolster funds group

Joel Grossmark joins as a partner and will help grow Travers Smith’s retailisation practice

Willkie adds 11-lawyer restructuring team in Germany from Latham

Partners Jörn Kowalewski and Ulrich Klockenbrink join in Frankfurt with team as part of Willkie’s new German strategy

ArentFox Schiff hires eight-partner team in Boston from Burns & Levinson

IP and disputes group’s move follows ArentFox Schiff adding automotive partner quartet from Burns in Boston in April

Freshfields makes twin partner hire in New York from Kirkland, Davis Polk

Arrivals include M&A partner Joshua Ayal and capital markets partner Jacqueline Marino

‘Public confidence in justice is shot’: Bar Council chair sets out manifesto for justice

Sam Townend KC bemoans ‘parlous state’ of English and Welsh justice system in keynote address at annual Bar Conference

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Kirkland, Ropes & Gray steer Bain’s $5.6bn PowerSchool acquisition

Kirkland acts for longtime client PowerSchool as private equity-led deals show signs of picking up

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Two retired UK judges resign from Hong Kong’s top court

Decision of Lords Collins and Sumption comes amid mounting concern over rule of law

UK retailers launch £1bn class action against Amazon

Claim submitted to Competition Appeal Tribunal alleges Amazon misused data to outcompete UK retailers

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Raft of firms called in for Waste Management’s $7.2bn Stericycle acquisition

Latham & Watkins, Hogan Lovells, Vinson & Elkins and Baker Botts steer deal to expand top US waste management company’s healthcare footprint

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