Europe

EXPANSION

BCLP Cubed reshapes practice

Firm celebrates official launch with major legal tech hire as former Gowling WLG. head takes up chief technology officer post.

APPOINTMENTS

International firms in Dublin hires

DAC Beachcroft acquires two partner-led team in Dublin while Dechert continues its expansion and plans to offer training contracts in the city.

CRIMINAL LAW

Lawyer's murder condemned

European bar condemns murder of Dutch lawyer condemned as 'unacceptable attack on the legal profession.

JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

Scots defend judicial independence

As UK prepares for another turbulent week of Brexit, Scots judges defend their role after political and media attacks, and the Supreme Court may well agree with them.

DIVERSITY

Eversheds sets new BAME targets

Eversheds Sutherland (International) targets increased ethnic diversity, and aims to double number of BAME partners by 2025.

EXPANSION

Alston & Bird flies into London

Firm opens London office adding seven new attorneys, including three partners, in finance and payments, other hires planned.

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Sprinklr is one of the companies around the house this week refreshing their legal leadership.