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Dentons Joins Law Firms Setting Up Advisory Consultancies

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Dentons joined the growing list of Big Law firms who are establishing consultancy businesses to run alongside their legal operation, launching their Albright Stonebridge Group advisory service. Dentons Global Advisors will provide strategic counsel and support for clients on non-law related commercial, reputational, financial, regulatory and governance issues, such as diplomacy, capital markets and transactions …

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Who Are The Power Law Firms Getting A Cut In The Bill & Melinda Gates Divorce?

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. . And Who Are The Two Sole Practice Attorneys Who Are Facing Off Again In Their Second Multi-Billionaire Divorce Proceeding The law firms sharing in the multi-billionaire split between Bill and Melinda Gates involve a variety of legal heavy hitters. The Gates divorce appears to be another civilized and organized affairs in the spirit …

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Sullivan & Cromwell Lead Lawyers Feature in Bloomberg’s ‘Leading Questions’ on Law Firm Strategies

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The Vice chairs talk about strategies for law firms to retain clients and more Vice chairs Bob Giuffra and Scott Miller were featured in the latest edition of Bloomberg‘s “Leading Questions,” discussing their work, strategies to attract and retain clients, and how the Firm is handling uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. “There are activities that have …

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Clifford Chance Appoint Most Women Ever In Latest Promotions

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See Law Jobs on the LawFuel Network Here Clifford Chance has promoted 29 lawyers to partner in its latest round, with 11 women making the grade. The gender split is the highest in favour of women on record, according to the firm. The group is slightly higher than last year’s round, which handed promotions to …

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Mischon de Reya Moves Into Rich London Law Listing Mode

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High profile Mischon de Reya has approved its high-value public float plans Mischcon de Reya is one of the highest profile law firms in Britain and it’s impending float will also make it the richest law firm float anywhere. The law firm has considered a public float for the past two years or more, as …

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Listed UK Law Firms Action Continues as Legal Services Company Acquires Specialist Law Firm

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The bounce-back and resilience of the listed law firms continues in the UK The UK listed law firms’ action continues as UK legal services company RBG Holdings has acquired the specialist international 29 partner law firm Memery Crystal LLP in a £30m deal. The Memery Crystal partner receive cash and shares in RBG as settlement …

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22 New Partners At Freshfields As It Moves Towards Global Gender Diversity

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The Big Law firm’s gender diversity objective is for new partners to average at least 40 per cent women and 40 per cent men between now and 2026 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has announced the appointment of 22 new partners, with effect from 1 May 2021. Drawn from every region and practice area, the new …

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Who Said 2020 Was Bad For Lawyers? World’s Highest Grossing Law Firm Set To Surge to $5bn on

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The world’s highest-grossing law firm, Power Law firm Kirkland & Ellis, is on track to post record annual revenue of ~$5 billion for the 12 months ending in January, according to the Financial Times. Despite a sagging global economy, Kirkland & Ellis has surged with growth in its three main areas of operation —private equity, restructuring, and …

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The Two Powerhouse Law Firms That Dominate The Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index

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Acritas, now part of Thomson Reuters, announces the Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index 2020. This is Acritas’ first Index to be published which includes opinions since COVID-19 took hold across the world – and its impact on the results is clear. In what has been a tumultuous year for law firms, those who adapted …

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Nine Things You Need to Know About the Trump Administration Sanctions Against TikTok and WeChat

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By Scott Flicker, Behnam Dayanim, Haiyan Tang,Quinn Dang,Derek Turnbull & Talya Hutchison On Thursday, August 6, 2020, the Trump Administration took long-rumored action against the popular social media apps, TikTok and WeChat, in the forms of two executive orders. The orders largely prohibit persons or property subject to U.S. jurisdiction from transactions with the China-based owners of the apps, escalating tensions …

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