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LB100 players make significant team moves

LB100 players make significant team moves

The past week has seen a focus on team hires and moves, with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and DAC Beachcroft both taking on groups of lawyers from competitor firms.  Named as the highly commended firm in our Law Firm of ...

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tech hires dominate a busy week of recruitment

tech hires dominate a busy week of recruitment

The past week has seen a number of interesting hires of senior technology specialists at leading firms, as well as the recruitment of former cabinet ministers as special advisers.  Clifford Chance (CC) made a significant move, hiring a new partner ...

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CC fertile hunting ground for Simpson Thacher

CC fertile hunting ground for Simpson Thacher

Lateral hires are not commonplace for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett but when it does in London, Clifford Chance is often the firm to lose out. The firm that hired Adam Signy, Jason Glover and Amy Mahon from CC has once ...

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Gibson Dunn loses another London corporate partner

Gibson Dunn loses another London corporate partner

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. ...

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Keystone maintains hiring spree as US partners switch

Keystone maintains hiring spree as US partners switch

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 ...

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a September for chasing the clouds away

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 ...

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DLA continues corporate march with trophy hire

DLA continues corporate march with trophy hire

DLA Piper made the most notable hire of the past week, announcing the addition of veteran Jonathan Earle to add further strength to its expanding London corporate practice. Earle, who joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher after 16 years at Ashurst ...

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lateral hire season back with gusto

lateral hire season back with gusto

The first week of August saw the lateral recruitment market resume in earnest, with a bumper spate of partner hires unveiled. Unsurprisingly the majority of acquisitions were made in corporate, with the deal market showing real signs of improvement . ...

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