Global Legal News
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and DLA Piper agree to end their formal alliance
Posted 13th August
South Africa's Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr will end its formal alliance with DLA Piper on 31 August 2015. During the ten years of the alliance's existence, interest in the African market has grown exponentially, with international firms trying a variety of strategies to enter local markets. Both firms will continue to work on matters throughout the continent. Read more here.
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs joins Bennett Jones LLP
Posted 27th May
Canada’s most recent former Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, has joined Bennett Jones as a senior advisor in Toronto. Read more here
DLA Piper opens second Saudi office
Posted 20th April
DLA Piper has opened its second office in Saudi Arabia and has plans for a third office before the end of the year. This will take its number of Middle East offices to eight. Read more here.
Mining lawyer joins Gowlings
Posted 05 March 2015
France Tenaille has joined the Toronto office of Gowlings from Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. Tenaille is recognised for her expertise in relation to the Latin American mining industry. Read more here.
DLA Piper expands into Canada
Posted 02 March 2015
DLA Piper LLP has announced its combination with Vancouver-based Davis LLP, effective April 2015. With offices both in Canada and Japan, the firm will operate under the name DLA Piper (Canada) LLP – read more here.
Norton Rose Fulbright grows alliances in Africa
Posted 26 February 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced new strategic alliances in Africa, expanding its footprint in Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe. Its new alliance partners are Shonubi Musoke & Co Advocates, a Ugandan firm with an associated Burundi office, and Gill, Godlonton & Gerrans in Zimbabwe. The move gives Norton Rose Fulbright extended reach across Eastern Africa. Read more here.