Integreon loses business development chief to Elevate

Integreon loses business development chief to Elevate

LPO provider Integreon has lost its business development chief John Croft to legal services provider Elevate, just weeks after CMS Cameron McKenna and Osborne Clarke scaled back their agreements with the outsourcing giant. Elevate, whose founder is former Integreon CEO Liam Brown, announced Croft’s London-based appointment on 19 April, as the company seeks to launch …

CMS Cameron McKenna overhauls partnership structure

CMS Cameron McKenna overhauls partnership structure

CMS Cameron McKenna will reform its partnership remuneration model on 1 May, enabling salaried partners to become equity partners quicker but increasing management scrutiny on performance. After 18 months of deliberation, the firm voted in favour of discontinuing its salaried partner level recently, achieving the required 80% majority needed to push the reforms through.

Taylor Wessing snares Harbottles IP head Owen

Taylor Wessing snares Harbottles IP head Owen

Taylor Wessing (TW) has secured a prominent lateral hire to its intellectual property team, recruiting the head of Harbottle & Lewis’ IP Group Mark Owen. The arrival of Owen will add further strength to TW’s leading soft IP practice. The former Clifford Chance lawyer has advised significant media and entertainment clients on copyright, designs, trade …

Dundas & Wilson woes continue as it loses private equity duo to Mishcons

Dundas & Wilson woes continue as it loses private equity duo to Mishcons

Dundas & Wilson has lost private equity partners Simon Sale and Nadim Meer to Mishcon de Reya, the latest in a series of partner exits from the Scottish firm. Sale and Meer will move to 300-lawyer Mishcon, along with senior associate Allison Keyse, once the terms of their exits have been agreed. They will join …

Nabarro promotes restructuring head Godfrey to international role

Nabarro promotes restructuring head Godfrey to international role

Nabarro has appointed restructuring and insolvency head Patricia Godfrey as its new head of international. As part of the new role Godfrey will have a seat on the firm’s board and chair its international committee, which oversees the firm’s relationships with its European Alliance partners and international plans. Currently Godfrey heads up Nabarro’s European group …