CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang have merged together under the CMS brand, ditching the names of their legacy firms. Continue reading “‘You have to go with one brand’: CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang ditch legacy names as merger goes live”
Ahead of the triple merger on 1 May, the CMS global network including Nabarro and Olswang have announced their partner promotions for 2017, with females making up 27% of the worldwide total. Continue reading “CMS network promotes 48 to partner, with Nabarro and Olswang making up two each”
300 JOBS CUT AHEAD OF CMS MERGER
Approximately 300 support staff roles are to be cut at CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro ahead of their triple merger next month. The firms ran a redundancy consultation from January to March, with 650 of the 950 support staff offered roles in the combined firm.
After taking Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Martin Davies at the start of this year, Latham & Watkins is continuing its litigation push with Olswang partner Ian Felstead. Continue reading “Strategic recruitment: Latham continues litigation push with Olswang hire”
Trainees at Nabarro and Olswang certainly seem set on the prospect of a three way merger with CMS Cameron McKenna, with 100% and 88% respectively from the two firms accepting offers as newly qualified (NQ) solicitors. Continue reading “Nabarro posts perfect score as Camerons drags three-way trainee retention rate down to 84%”
As the firms prepare for their three way merger, 300 support staff roles at CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang and Nabarro are set to be cut following a redundancy consultation. Continue reading “Consolidation: CMS Olswang and Nabarro to cut roughly a third of support staff jobs ahead of merger”
Ahead of his firm’s triple merger with Nabarro and CMS Cameron McKenna, Olswang veteran Michael Burdon is to leave for Simmons & Simmons to reinforce the firm’s intellectual property (IP) offering. Continue reading “Simmons lands Olswang heavyweight Michael Burdon in senior exit ahead of triple merger”
‘Mixed emotions’: Facebook appoints Olswang partner Caddick as new regulatory and litigation head in Europe
Ahead of the tripartite merger between CMS, Nabarro and Olswang, Facebook has announced that it has taken on commercial disputes partner Anna Caddick from its external adviser Olswang as its EMEA head of regulatory and litigation.
Digesting a merger: CMS absorbs Olswang’s Spanish and Belgian operations as Paris and Munich status remains uncertain
After considerable speculation over the fate of international partners post-merger, CMS Cameron McKenna has confirmed a number of lawyers in the European offices of Olswang and Nabarro will be joining its network on 1 May, while the fate of Olswang’s remaining lawyers in Paris remains uncertain.
In the wake of the eye-catching tie-up of CMS Cameron McKenna, Nabarro and Olswang, Legal Business noted last year that the gnomic messages around the union made it a hard one to judge. And even after a detailed assessment of the largest UK legal merger ever, as we undertake for this month’s cover feature, it’s not easy to put the pieces together. Continue reading “Comment: There’s value in CMS’ purchase and one big hurdle ahead”