Legal Business Awards 2020 – International Firm of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – International Firm of the Year

The entries have been assessed and our research completed: we are now delighted to reveal our International Firm of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. This award acknowledges leading independent non-UK or US law firms – operating onshore or offshore – in mainland Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Australasia, the Middle …

Revolving Doors: Gibson Dunn loses another London corporate partner as Shearman hires former Freshfields senior hand

Revolving Doors: Gibson Dunn loses another London corporate partner as Shearman hires former Freshfields senior hand

The recent City corporate merry-go-round at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has continued in the past week, with leading partner Nigel Stacey moving to Baker Botts in London. Meanwhile, Shearman & Sterling has hired former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Simon Marchant. Stacey – one of the major names remaining at Gibson Dunn’s London office – has …

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Private Client Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Private Client Team of the Year

We are delighted to announce the winner of Private Client Team of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. This award recognises the top private client teams in the country, either offshore or onshore, handling high-value work in the areas of estates, charities, family, contentious and non-contentious trusts and probate, as well as personal …

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Real Estate Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Real Estate Team of the Year

After much back-and-forth between the judges in a keenly contested category, we are now delighted to reveal the winner of Real Estate Team of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. For this award, judges looked for a standout example of real estate-related work, including financing, development or construction, or cases and transactions in …

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Insurance Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Insurance Team of the Year

The entries have been assessed, the shortlists have been drawn up and our panel of general counsel judges have had their say: we are now delighted to reveal the winner of Insurance Team of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. This award recognises the team that has handled innovative work and has attracted …

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Competition Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – Competition Team of the Year

The entries were reviewed and our panel of general counsel judges delivered their verdicts: we are now delighted to reveal the winner of Competition Team of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. This award is given to the team based in either the UK or Brussels that can demonstrate crucial antitrust advice on …

Legal Business Awards 2020 – TMT Team of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2020 – TMT Team of the Year

The entries have been assessed, the shortlists have been drawn up and our panel of general counsel judges have had their say: we are now delighted to reveal the winner of TMT Team of the Year for the 2020 Legal Business Awards. The winner of this category has demonstrated market-leading commercial or regulatory expertise through …

Revolving doors: Keystone maintains hiring spree as finance partners move between US firms in the City

Revolving doors: Keystone maintains hiring spree as finance partners move between US firms in the City

UK-listed firm Keystone Law has continued its summer run of partner recruitment, adding three more to its roster in the past week. Sandra Bates and Yohanna Weber joined the firm in late August as lateral hires from Fladgate and Fieldfisher respectively, while at the same time Alex Heaton, who was a counsel at Reed Smith and has over 20 …

GC Powerlist UK and LB Awards – a September for chasing the clouds away

GC Powerlist UK and LB Awards – a September for chasing the clouds away

Apologies to Earth, Wind & Fire for the header to this post but we’re back – dusted off and primed to go. We’ll be kicking off our online coverage after the Bank Holiday with a month given over to coverage of the 2020 Legal Business Awards and the GC Powerlist UK 2020 – The Change …