Africa latest chapter in Dentons global playbook as it targets Uganda through local tie-up

Africa latest chapter in Dentons global playbook as it targets Uganda through local tie-up

Dentons is to embark on another chapter of its global expansion by entering Uganda through a merger with the African country’s largest law firm, Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA).

As 2017 marks a return to acquisition mode after a quieter 2016, the firm will add yet another new member to its global network, bringing 26-lawyer KAA under the Dentons brand. Continue reading “Africa latest chapter in Dentons global playbook as it targets Uganda through local tie-up”

The Scottish play – amid uncertain times English law firms keep crossing the border

The Scottish play – amid uncertain times English law firms keep crossing the border

Neither political nor economic uncertainty in Scotland is dampening enthusiasm for law firm tie-ups across the border

With a listless economy, an oil and gas industry decimated by low commodity prices, and uncertainty over its future relationship with the EU and the rest of the UK, Scotland is lacking both clarity and optimism over its future.

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Eversheds Sutherland wins place on Koch Industries global panel, as co-CEOs reflect on 139 days post-combination

Eversheds Sutherland wins place on Koch Industries global panel, as co-CEOs reflect on 139 days post-combination

Eversheds Sutherland‘s co-chief executives (CEO) Lee Ranson and Mark Wasserman laid out client wins and a draft 2020 strategy for the future of the firm to around 680 people at the first partner conference since the firm’s tie-up in February.

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Latin America: Clydes to open in Mexico via merger as Dentons secures Brazilian alliance

Latin America: Clydes to open in Mexico via merger as Dentons secures Brazilian alliance

Clyde & Co has kept up the rapid pace of its international expansion by announcing its first office in Mexico, merging with four-partner local law firm Garza Tello & Asociados. Meanwhile, Dentons has signed a strategic alliance in Brazil with local firm Vella Pugliese Buosi Guidoni.

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Gateley makes approaches to secure new Scottish tie-up

Gateley makes approaches to secure new Scottish tie-up

With the merger between its former Scottish arm and Addleshaw Goddard due to go live on 1 June, Gateley is looking at options for a new Scottish tie-up and has approached a number of firms in the market.

According to one Scottish partner, Anderson Strathern, which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and East Lothian, would be the most likely option for a tie-up.

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Going Dutch: Dentons sets out new European integration strategy after Boekel merger

Going Dutch: Dentons sets out new European integration strategy after Boekel merger

Dentons is set to combine with Dutch firm Boekel, completing its third phase of European expansion, which has seen the global giant launch in Italy and Luxembourg.

The deal gives the firm a new Amsterdam office that expands its European presence to 26 offices in 18 countries. Boekel adds 70 lawyers to the global firm and 16 partners, with a focus on real estate, corporate and litigation.

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