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DLA Piper hires real estate tax partner in London

DLA Piper today announces that real estate tax lawyer, Clive Jones, will be joining the firm as partner in its Tax practice, based in London. – Clive Jones will be joining the firm from Greenberg Traurig (GT), where he has been working as a partner since 2017. With more than 20 years’ experience, Clive focuses…

Travers Smith recruits Sebastian Reger as a partner

Travers Smith LLP has announced today the recruitment of Sebastian Reger, who joins the firm as a partner on 1 October. – Sebastian Reger started his legal career at Freshfields, where he practised between 2004 and 2013. He joined pensions boutique Sackers in 2014, and was promoted to partner in 2015. He is widely regarded…

Travers Smith bolsters its full-service real estate offering with new Head of Construction and Engineering

Travers Smith LLP has announced today the recruitment of Ryan Fordham as the Head of Construction and Engineering, which is part of the firm’s Real Estate Department. Ryan joins Travers Smith from CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, and brings to the role a wealth of experience across the core real estate asset classes. – Ryan…

Dentons celebrates successful first year following merger with Maclay Murray & Spens

Dentons is pleased today to celebrate the first anniversary of the Firm’s combination with Maclay Murray & Spens, creating a UK footprint of six offices: three in England (London, Milton Keynes and Watford) and three in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen). – Since completing the combination, Dentons has: – Achieved a 22 per cent rise…

Dentons launches combinations with two elite law firms in Mauritius

Dentons has launched its previously announced combinations with two law firms in Mauritius to form Dentons Mauritius as part of its strategy to become a truly pan-African law firm. – Mardemootoo Solicitors was established in 1971 and is recognized as one of the leading and largest solicitors’ firms in Mauritius. It is a multidisciplinary practice…

Dentons Muñoz welcomes Edgard Torres

Dentons is pleased to announce that Edgard Torres has joined the Firm as a partner in our Costa Rica office. With this lateral hire, Dentons continues with the implementation of its growth strategy to answer the need for Central America cross-border work. – Edgard is an excellent professional whose experience includes Constitutional, Civil, Labor and…

DLA Piper named third most powerful global legal brand

DLA Piper has ranked third in the ninth annual Acritas Global Elite Brand Index 2018. – Canvassing the views of 1,600 senior legal buyers around the world at organizations with over US$1 billion in revenue, the rankings are decided on awareness, favorability and consideration for multi-jurisdictional litigation and deals. – DLA Piper has featured in…

DLA Piper hires real estate tax partner in London

DLA Piper today announces that real estate tax lawyer, Clive Jones, will be joining the firm as partner in its Tax practice, based in London. – Clive Jones will be joining the firm from Greenberg Traurig (GT), where he has been working as a partner since 2017. With more than 20 years’ experience, Clive focuses…

Baker McKenzie Announces Record Global Revenues of $2.9 Billion

Baker McKenzie, the leading global law firm, has announced revenues for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2018 (FY18) of $2.9 billion. In terms of constant currency, Baker McKenzie’s revenues were up 10% compared to the previous year. In US dollar terms, the Firm’s reporting currency, this translates into growth of 8%. – Profits per…

Osborne Clarke makes four international employment Partner appointments

International legal practice Osborne Clarke continues to expand with the appointment four new Partners to its international employment teams in the UK and Sweden. – The announcement follows on from the firm’s recent appointments in tax, competition and IP/IT/DP in Singapore, the Netherlands and Brussels. – Kicking off the employment appointments, the UK team has…