Significant hires

Significant hires

Cooley has revisited Latham to further boost its capital markets practice in London. New partner David Boles advises on international capital markets and securities regulation, and represents investment banks, issuers and investors. Cooley previously hired from Latham’s capital markets team in March 2019, taking on Claire Keast-Butler. Capital markets partner Ed Lukins departed Cooley to …

Coronavirus update: The Legal 500 pushes back research schedule to ease pressure on clients and firms

Coronavirus update: The Legal 500 pushes back research schedule to ease pressure on clients and firms

The Legal 500 is pushing back its research schedule in response to the coronavirus pandemic, suspending all client contact for the next four weeks. At a time when law firms and their clients are under unprecedented pressure, we have taken the decision not to add to the burden. All client feedback surveys for the UK Solicitors …

The Last Word: The client view

The Last Word: The client view

Interviewed for our annual in-house lawyer survey, leading GCs give their take on risk management, becoming business advisers and collaboration Agile minds ‘Digital technology is something that is upon us. A lot of law firms and in-house departments will start thinking about how we harness the power of AI or technology to help us and …

Significant hires

Significant hires

Simmons & Simmons added to its international banking practice with the hire of Kirsty Barnes, formerly Gowling WLG’s head of banking and finance in the UK. Barnes brings with her experience in leveraged and acquisition finance, real estate finance and corporate lending transactions. CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang hired pensions partner Tim Green from DWF, …