The UK's sophisticated economy has many drivers, with the financial and professional services industries as two of its pillars. Its legal sector stands out as world class and is relied upon not just by domestic businesses, but also by companies and individuals the world over.
Gordon Dadds makes a big purchase, Latham & Watkins promotes a record 9 London partners, and judges get a pay rise this week
Simon Levine has been re-appointed as International Managing Partner of international law firm DLA Piper following an uncontested election process
Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy has hired public international law specialist Suzanne Spears
HFW has hired project finance specialist Andrew Thomas from Hunton Andrews Kurth in London
Partners at Pitmans and Bircham Dyson Bell have overwhelmingly voted in favour of merging their two firms