Bushwhacked - advances by US firms in the City reach an ominous stage
Legal Week’s in depth strand has been timely of late. While May’s focus on libel and privacy coincided with sustained hysteria about injunctions, this month’s international firms in London focus comes as Weil Gotshal & Manges pulls off arguably the most significant City raid yet inflicted on a leading UK law firm. If nothing else, the resignation of a four-partner funds team from Clifford Chance (CC) is evidence that a select band of US law firms is becoming a steadily more menacing threat to the City’s finest.
US advances reach a very threatening point
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