A news report and a clandestine coffee in Berlin created a transatlantic firm with a billion-dollar turnover, led by two women co-chairs. Eduardo Reyes talks to Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Therese Pritchard and Lisa Mayhew
In 27 years at Freshfields Claire Wills has risen to become the magic circle’s most senior woman. And this after a childhood marred by upheaval.
Director and head of dispute resolution at Bankside Commercial Solicitors, London.
Solicitor Walter Merricks CBE has been catapulted into the headlines by his record-breaking class action against Mastercard.
Managing director and head of complex crime at Noble Solicitors, London.
Securing accountability for violence against women and girls drives campaigning lawyer Harriet Wistrich, hears Melanie Newman
David Wilkinson, who had been a partner with Kennedys until April 2018, died in November.
As a magic circle lifer one of Michael Castle’s toughest assignments was paving the way for development of Arsenal FC’s iconic Highbury stadium. Recently headhunted to lead Deloitte’s ambitious legal arm he now has more hallowed turf in his sights, hears Jonathan Rayner
Lawyer in the property, family and trust law team at the Law Commission.