London’s Barlow Lyde & Gilbert will open a fifth office in Manchester, UK, and has hired two attorneys from DLA Piper to run the office.
Personal injury lawyers Rob Muttock and Mark Hemsted are slated to join BLG by August.
BLG has lost at least four partners as it restructures.
The firm is also preparing to open a sixth office in Brazil.
Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP is a leading international legal practice specializing in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, as well as insurance and reinsurance. It has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore, with its principal office in London.