BLP promotes four to Partnership

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) today announced that four talented lawyers have been promoted to the Partnership across its Frankfurt, London and Moscow offices. Patrick Johnson has been partner in the London office. The new appointments are effective from 1 May 2017. Please click here to view the announcement.  

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SFO Head joins Freshfields

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has announced the appointment of Ben Morgan as a partner in its corporate crime and global investigations practice. Ben will join Freshfields from the Serious Fraud Office where he is joint-Head of Bribery and Corruption reporting to the Director of the SFO, David Green QC. Please click here to view the announcement.

Robert Bradshaw Joins Dechert as Global Finance Partner in London

Robert Bradshaw has joined Dechert from Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Dechert’s private equity, cross-border M&A and finance practices have significantly expanded over the past few months. John Markland and Ross Allardice joined the London private equity and finance team in November, while Philip Butler and David Miles joined the London finance team in December. The firm … Continue reading Robert Bradshaw Joins Dechert as Global Finance Partner in London

New Partners at Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May today announces that the following will become partners on 1 May 2017: Partner  Principal Practice Area Duncan Blaikie IP/IT Christian Boney Corporate Filippo de Falco Corporate Susan Hughes Financing Phil Linnard Pensions and Employment Kerry O’Connell Competition (Brussels) Natalie Yeung Competition (Hong Kong) Please click here to view the announcement.

Linklaters boosts Restructuring Practice with key hire

Linklaters has hired Sarah Mook as a partner in the firm’s Restructuring team. Sarah joins from Goldman Sachs where she was a Managing Director based in London, having spent 12 years in the EMEA Restructuring Team.  Her areas of expertise include special situations and company side advisory, financing, equity, distressed M&A and capital structure solutions. … Continue reading Linklaters boosts Restructuring Practice with key hire

Freshfields elects 18 new partners

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has announced the election of 18 lawyers to the firm’s partnership. The appointments, effective from 1 May 2017, are drawn from six of the firm’s practice groups and from ten of its offices. Antitrust, Competition and Trade Michele Davis, London Kaori Yamada, Tokyo Corporate Yan Chen, Beijing Lars Meyer, Frankfurt … Continue reading Freshfields elects 18 new partners

DLA Piper hires Real Estate team from KWM

DLA Piper has today been joined by a team of Real Estate lawyers in London, Frankfurt and Munich from King & Wood Mallesons. In London a team led by William Naunton and including former KWM partners Cornelius Medvei, Bryan Pickup, Ed Page, George Burrha and Jeremy Brooks, and (joining as a new partner) Omer Maroof, have … Continue reading DLA Piper hires Real Estate team from KWM