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Simmons latest to post striking pandemic financials

Simmons latest to post striking pandemic financials

Simmons & Simmons managing partner Jeremy Hoyland said there was ‘an element of the exceptional’ in the firm’s financial results announced today (16 July), with revenue growing 12% to £437m and profits shooting up 35% to £171m. There was also ...

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K&L Gates opens in Luxembourg

K&L Gates opens in Luxembourg

In the latest round of lateral partner appointments, K&L Gates established a new base in Luxembourg while firms went worldwide for their strategic hires. K&L Gates combined with Luxembourg firm Volckrick & Associates, handing the firm its eighth European branch and ...

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Ashurst and King & Spalding expand transactional teams

Ashurst and King & Spalding expand transactional teams

There was a transactional theme to this week’s lateral partner recruitment, as Ashurst, King & Spalding, Pinsent Masons and Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) all made strategic hires, while Michelmores added a number of partners. Seasoned private equity specialist François Hellot ...

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Americans are coming with senior European hires

Americans are coming with senior European hires

Latham & Watkins has taken a London-based partner from the magic circle again, and this time Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s experienced tax specialist Helen Lethaby has made the switch. Lethaby has spent more than 25 years assisting clients with a variety of ...

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All-London recruitment as Proskauer adds M&A hire

All-London recruitment as Proskauer adds M&A hire

Proskauer has appointed M&A partner Rebecca Villarreal from Kirkland & Ellis to its London office to boost the firm’s corporate credentials. Villarreal is an experienced adviser to private investment funds, portfolio companies and management teams on transactions spanning the financial ...

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