Revolving doors: moves in energy and infrastructure as DLA adds partners in the City
DLA Piper leads this week’s round of strategic hires with a quartet of notable additions to its London office.
GC Legal Tech Pulse 2024 – in association with Thomson Reuters
Tech and AI are at the top of everyone’s agenda right now. Legal Business and Thomson Reuters canvassed the opinions of UK GCs and heads of legal on everything from securing budget, to the tech they want and need to invest in and how to best approach CLM implementation.
McDermott hires London M&A partner from Cooley as global revenue nears $2bn mark
McDermott has announced today (28 February) that Michal Berkner has joined the firm as a partner, bolstering its transactions practice in London.
Resistance is agile – Euro Elite firms adapt to survive amid global turbulence
Although the nervousness felt by the Euro Elite last year was justified, there has never been a better time to be an independent and flexible European firm
London partners overlooked as A&O Shearman reveals post-merger leadership
Legal Business Global London survey – submissions close soon
The Global London survey window will be closing on Friday 23 February. We invite all participating firms to complete the survey.
Paul Weiss continues London expansion as Magic Circle responds in US
The lateral hiring market for December and January was once again dominated by Paul Weiss’ impressive recruitment efforts in the City, resulting in the Magic Circle stepping it up in the US.
LB318 – issue menu
Brand new analysis, including our annual Euro Elite survey looking at the performance of independent players in Europe. This edition looks at Baker McKenzie’s strategy; the booming infrastructure market; a fraud case worthy of a Netflix documentary; Goodwin private equity partner Richard Lever on being inspired by The Godfather; and how to avoid being remembered for the wrong reasons in your Legal Business Awards entries + much more.
Financial Regulatory and Disputes Summit: Stranger than fiction
In a standout panel discussion, a group of disputes luminaries came together to discuss a fraud case worthy of a Netflix documentary. What lessons have been learned?
‘Bolder, pragmatic, more proactive’: Regulators bare teeth, but will they bite?
2024 started with uncharacteristically decisive action from the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, when in January it issued its joint highest-ever fine against Clyde & Co, following a slew of anti-money laundering breaches.
Life During Law: Richard Lever
The Goodwin PE partner on being inspired by The Godfather and loving disco
The In-House Lawyer Autumn 2023 edition covers commercial litigation, intellectual property and fintech issues in law.