Global London overview: The eagle has landed

Global London overview: The eagle has landed

Legal Business’ 14th annual Global London survey assesses the breakthrough of the City’s leading US shops in the past 12 months Recently appointed to jointly lead his firm’s expansive City office, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher tax partner Jeffrey Trinklein recalls a visit to London in the early nineties. ‘Back then, the US offices in London …

Kiss the ring – patronage, in-fighting and exits threaten to stall Kirkland’s bandwagon

Kiss the ring – patronage, in-fighting and exits threaten to stall Kirkland’s bandwagon

Jaishree Kalia sizes up the clashing egos and driving ambition at Kirkland’s City arm. Flashy cars, Dom Pérignon and top dollar are just some of the things associated with Kirkland & Ellis’ City high-flyers. The top ten global law firm has been highly successful in London since setting up shop in 1994 to service trophy …