Archive for August, 2016

Promotions reinforce investment in global network

Allen & Overy has announced 23 promotions to partner across 14 offices in 12 countries. Nearly 40% of new partners are female and, for the fifth year running, the majority (73%) are based outside London, underlining Allen & Overy's commitment to its global strategy.   Commenting on the promotions, managing partner Wim Dejonghe says: "These global promotions reflect the cross-border nature of our work and...

30 Mar 11:06 AM 0 Read More...

LORDS

Proposals for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) from the European Commission should not be agreed to by the Government, according to a report published today by the House of Lords.    The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Financial and Economic Affairs say in its report that the FTT proposed by the European Commission is flawed and will fail to fulfil the Commission’s own objectives. The proposals pl...

30 Mar 10:20 AM 0 Read More...

OSBORNE CLARKE MERGER

Osborne Clarke has announced the next step in its international development with plans to merge with its Spanish and Italian Alliance partners, Osborne Clarke Spain and SLA Studio Legale Associato over the next few months.   At the same time the members of the Osborne Clarke Alliance have mutually decided to change the Alliance to a more loosely aligned group of like-minded firms. This move is designed to enable...

30 Mar 9:38 AM 0 Read More...

LAW SOCIETY ON QASA PLANS

QASA proposals, “step in the right direction”   The Law Society has described the regulators* decision to take on board its concerns about the effect that the Quality Assurance for Advocates Scheme [QASA] would have on solicitor advocates as a major step in the right direction.   The Society’s concern was that the original proposal was disproportionate and would mean that many competent so...

29 Mar 2:25 PM 0 Read More...

L&E GLOBAL CHAMBERS HONOUR

The leading international legal research guide, Chambers Global 2012, has included L&E Global in its Spotlight Table of Global Employment Law Networks.   The newest edition notes: “L&E Global is an international network of elite boutique employment law firms. Members focus on all aspects of employment law, ranging from benefits to labour relations and immigration. The firms are recognised as premie...

29 Mar 2:18 PM 0 Read More...