Ogier Leman merger
An offshore force in Dublin’s legal market
Ogier’s recent merger with Dublin-based Leman solicitors is one of this year’s most notable offshore developments. Announced in March and formalised in May, the creation of Ireland-registered Ogier Leman LLP continues a pattern of expansion over the past 12 months. Following a Singapore launch last August, Ogier become the first offshore firm to open a Beijing office in February. The addition of Leman’s 53-strong Dublin team, including nine partners, boosts its lawyer headcount by more than 10% across the network.
June 2022 News
Law Commission proposals on corporate criminal liability
On 10 June 2022, the Law Commission published an options paper for the Government on how it can improve the law to ensure that corporations are effectively held to account for committing serious crimes. Tom McNeill and John Binns of the Financial Crime team at BCL Solicitors analyse the key points.