September 21, 2014 4:50 PM ET

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Company Overview of Osborne Clarke

Company Overview

Osborne Clarke provides legal advisory services. The firm’s focus areas include advertising, banking, construction, corporate, disputes, employment, global, health and safety, intellectual property, information technology and telecom, property, retail, and tax. Osborne Clarke was founded in 1748 and is headquartered in Bristol, United Kingdom with additional offices in Cologne and Munich, Germany; London and Reading, United Kingdom; and Palo Alto, California.

2 Temple Back East

Temple Quay

Bristol,  BS1 6EG

United Kingdom

Founded in 1748

Phone:

44 1179 173 000

Fax:

44 1179 173 005

Key Executives for Osborne Clarke

Managing Partner
Chief of London Office
Head of Silicon Valley Office
Senior Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Osborne Clarke Key Developments

Osborne Clarke Announces Earnings Results for the Fiscal Year 2014

Osborne Clarke announced earnings results for the fiscal year 2014. For the period, the company's turnover up by 25.9%, to £142 million, and Average profit per equity partner rocketing by 46.6%, from £350,000 to £513,000.

Osborne Clarke Hires Partners

Osborne Clarke has hired a team of four partners and three associates to kickstart its new Amsterdam office. Of the firm's new partners, two joined directly from Baker & McKenzie's Amsterdam office, while one hailed from Norton Rose Fulbright and another from Dutch firm Steins Bisschop & Schepel. Former Bakers' partner Michiel Odink, who led the US-based firm's IP practice in Amsterdam, has become Osborne Clarke's first managing partner in the city. IT partner Jeroen Lub joined from Norton Rose Fulbright having departed from A&O in 2013. His stint at the magic circle firm coincided with that of employment partner Jorgo Tsiris, who also left A&O to join Steins Bisschop & Schepel last year before joining Osborne Clarke.

Osborne Clarke to Launch in San Francisco; Appoints Steve Wilson to Head San Francisco Office

Osborne Clarke is to open in San Francisco, six months after the firm sent a heavyweight contingent to launch an office in Manhattan. The new base, which will be in San Francisco's South of Market (SoMa) neighbourhood, is aimed at helping the firm build closer ties with its technology client base. The SoMa region is known for being a technology hotbed. Partner Steve Wilson, who currently heads the firm's Silicon Valley office, will also become head of the San Francisco office.

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