Global, 7 May 2013 – Baker & McKenzie has received approval from the Korean authorities to open an office in Seoul. The office will be the Firm's 73rd office and 46th jurisdiction globally and 15th office in Asia Pacific.
London, UK, 17 April 2013 – In an eagerly awaited judgment handed down today, the Supreme Court accepted in full the arguments made on appeal by Public Relations Consultants Association Limited (PRCA) against The Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited (NLA) about the legality of internet browsing.
London, UK, 22 January 2012 – Global law firm Baker & McKenzie today announced that Paul Rawlinson has been appointed managing partner of the London office. The term is for three years, effective from 1 July 2013. With more than 420 fee earners, London is Baker & McKenzie's largest office globally.
London, UK, January 7, 2013 – Leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie has advised the trustee of the Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund (MNOPF) in securing around £680 million of members’ pension benefits...
Baker & McKenzie is further strengthening its presence in Africa with an office in Morocco to serve clients in the Maghreb region of North Africa. Casablanca will be the Firm's third office in Africa and 71st overall.
The high growth markets "story", as it relates to China, is alive and well in the plans of many international businesses according to Baker & McKenzie Partner Tracy Wut, who spoke at the prestigious annual Economist High-Growth Markets Summit in London today.
Zurich, Switzerland, 18 September 2012 - Baker & McKenzie represents the shareholders of Lodestone Holding AG, a leading global management consulting firm, on the sale of the Lodestone Group to Infosys Limited, Bangalore (India), for an aggregate enterprise value of CHF330 million in cash.
Global, 27 June 2012 – Baker & McKenzie today announced the election of 63 new partners across the leading global law firm worldwide, bringing the total number of partners in the Firm to 1,400*. The promotions take effect 1 July 2012.
Global, 29 May 2012 – Baker & McKenzie, the leading global law firm, announced it has opened a new office in Johannesburg with immediate effect with partners, lawyers and staff from Dewey & LeBoeuf South Africa.
Baker & McKenzie has advised the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) on the acquisition of all shares in Esso Schweiz GmbH from ExxonMobil Central Europe Holding GmbH, a subsidairy of Exxon Mobil Corporation.
Baker & McKenzie has appointed Ian Dinwiddie as its Global Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Robert Spencer, who has held senior roles in the Firm since 1993. As CFO, Mr. Dinwiddie will be responsible for developing and driving the strategic financial initiatives of the world’s largest law firm.