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DLA Piper expands Competition group
Posted 17 March 2015

Sam Szlezinger has joined DLA Piper from Dentons in London. Szlezinger is recognised by Chambers UK for his expertise in the Competition Law section. Read more here

Cooley grows Life Sciences team
Posted 17 March 2015

John Wilkinson and Nicola Maguire are set to join Cooley from Reed Smith in London. Wilkinson and Maguire are recognised by Chambers UK for their life sciences expertise. Read more here

Covington grows London disputes practice
Posted 12 March 2015

Alex Leitch is set to join Covington & Burling from King & Wood Mallesons in London. Chambers UK recognises Leitch’s expertise in the Litigation and Banking Litigation sections. Read more here

Merger talks confirmed between Shakespeares and SGH Martineau
Posted 03 March 2015

Midlands firms Shakespeares and SGH Martineau have confirmed they are in merger talks. Chambers UK ranks Shakespeares in Band 1 for Planning, Real Estate and Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant. SGH Martineau are ranked Band 1 in Agriculture & Rural Affairs, Private Client, Restructuring/Insolvency: Personal Insolvency and Education: Institutions (Higher & Further Education). Read more here.

Olswang makes London IP hires
Posted 24 February 2015

Richard Price and Gareth Morgan have joined Olswang from Winston & Strawn in London. Chambers UK recognises Price for his Patent Litigation expertise and Morgan for his Life Sciences knowledge. Read more here.

MacRoberts adds real estate and construction expertise
Posted 18 February 2015

Scottish firm Macroberts LLP has taken on four partners from DWF LLP, including Martin Sales and Neil Amner. Chambers UK recognises Sales for his planning law expertise and Amner for his environment law and rail work. Read the Lawyer's account here.

Holman Fenwick Willan announces new managing partner
Posted 09 February 2015

Marcus Bowman is to succeed George Eddings as Managing Partner at Holman Fenwick Willan. Bowman will assume the position on 1 April 2015.  Read more here.

Mayer Brown makes finance hire
Posted 09 February 2015

Alex Dell is set to join Mayer Brown International from DLA Piper in London. Dell is recognised by Chambers UK for his trade finance expertise. Read more here.

Lisa Mayhew elected as BLP’s new managing partner
Posted 04 February 2015

Berwin Leighton Paisner has elected Lisa Mayhew as its new managing partner. Mayhew, who is recognised by Chambers UK for her employment law practice, will succeed Neville Eisenberg on 1st May. Read more here.

Pinsent Masons adds Energy specialist
Posted 03 February 2015

Paul McGoldrick has moved from Bond Dickinson to Pinsent Masons in London. McGoldrick is recognised by Chambers UK in the UK-wide, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas section.  Read more here.

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