EXCLUSIVE: Farrer makes changes to private client leadership structure 22/05/2013
Jim Edmondson is moving from his role as partner and head of Farrer & Co’s private client department to become a full time consultant to the firm continuing his client facing role as part of a partial restructuring of the management of the department.
Burges Salmon boosts private client team with trust partner promotion 22/05/2013
UK law firm Burges Salmon has promoted Suzanna Harvey, a specialist in international tax and trusts work, to partner in its 2013 promotions round. Alongside two candidates from the firm's energy and environment team, the trio of promotions takes the firm’s total number of partners to 79 as of 1 May 2013.
Harbottle & Lewis hires leading sports and reputation lawyer 20/05/2013
UK law firm Harbottle & Lewis has expanded its media and information group with the hire of John Kelly. Mr Kelly, who will join the firm as a partner, is currently head of Schillings international and sports practice.
In-house legal departments set to expand by 2014 18/05/2013
Legal departments’ desire to bring more work in-house is driving the expansion of internal teams in EMEA countries according to research from international legal recruiter Laurence Simons and global bar association, the Association of Corporate Counsel.
UK law firms alliance draws praise for innovation from leading advisory firm 18/05/2013
DMH Stallard, a South East commercial law firm, and Riverview Law, a UK fixed-priced legal services business, have signed a strategic alliance.
Saunderson House posts solid Q1 figures 18/05/2013
While Saunderson House provided a “solid” performance for IFG Group’s Q1 figures, the SIPPs provider noted medium term “attrition and lag” at recent acquisition James Hay.
Bedell augments trust practice with London hire 16/05/2013
Bedell has appointed William McGilivray, who joins the firm’s London office as a director within Bedell Trust.
HMRC names and shames tax defaulters 16/05/2013
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published its second list showing details of deliberate tax defaulters (PDDD)
EXCLUSIVE: London & Capital launches Private Investment Office 15/05/2013
eprivateclient can exclusively reveal today that London & Capital, the independently owned discretionary wealth manager, has launched the London & Capital Private Investment Office, to be headed by Iain Tait, a partner at the firm and previous head of UK private clients.
Baker & McKenzie makes inroads into Korea 15/05/2013
Baker & McKenzie has received approval from the Korean authorities to open an office in Seoul. The office will be the firm's 73rd office and 46th jurisdiction globally and 15th office in Asia Pacific