Big stories


Macfarlanes avoids election for senior partner

The firm has opted for a collaborative approach to appointing the next leader as its veteran senior partner Charles Martin prepares to hand over the mantle to the next generation.

Making moves

This week's appointments includes a hot trade hire for Kirkland & Ellis in Geneva and a move by Linklaters to strengthen its Washington DC office.


Baker Donelson co-founder dies

Lewie Donelson, who founded the firm in 1954, set out to create a full service practice with broad expertise.