Norton Rose Fulbright has announced its first global partner promotions since the merger of Norton Rose and leading Houston energy firm Fulbright & Jaworski took effect in June 2013. A total of 46 partners are being made up, including eight promotions to the South African equivalent role of director.
Pinsent Masons is the latest UK firm to announce expansion in Germany, bolstering its Munich office with the hire of competition partner Michael Reich and corporate partner Tobias Rodehau from local firm Arqis.
The largest family justice reforms 'for a generation' will come into effect today (22 April), introducing a new combined Family Court in which all levels of judge are able to sit in the same building and a simplified single system.
A trio of high-profile in-house counsel appointments in the UK and US this month has seen accountancy giant EY and global investment bank BNY Mellon fill their senior general counsel (GC) roles as publishing house HarperCollins promotes its director of legal affairs Simon Dowson-Collins to UK GC.