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Gibson Dunn Promotes 16 Lawyers to Partner

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elected 16 new partners, effective January 1, 2018.  – “We are very proud of our new partners, and congratulate them on achieving this important professional milestone,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Like the firm as a whole,…

Julia Romanova joins Goltsblat BLP as Head of Group, reinforcing its Dispute Resolution Practice

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), today announced Julia Romanova has joined the team as Head of Group, International Arbitration, White Collar Criminal Defence, to strengthen further the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice. Before joining Goltsblat BLP, Julia was Head of the Litigation/Arbitration Practice of the Moscow Office…

Members of Essex Court Chambers Commence Singapore Group Practice

Members of chambers are pleased to announce that VK Rajah SC, Tham Lijing, Colin Liew and Calvin Liang have become members of Essex Court Chambers, practicing as full time independent advocates. They will commence self-employed legal practice as members of Essex Court Chambers Duxton (Singapore Group Practice) from 19 Duxton Hill, Singapore. Toby Landau QC, who…

Simpson Thacher Elects Eleven New Partners

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP announced yesterday that it has elected eleven attorneys as members of the Firm effective January 1, 2018. The new partners are: – Stephen Blake (Palo Alto) — Stephen concentrates his practice on securities litigation, M&A and appraisal litigation, and government investigations. He has extensive experience representing technology companies, financial institutions…

King & Spalding Recruits FRC Executive Director Gareth Rees QC as a Partner in London

King & Spalding has hired Gareth Rees QC as a partner in London. Rees will spearhead UK investigations and financial crime and regulatory advice within the firm’s 100-lawyer-strong Special Matters & Government Investigations practice. – Rees has been Executive Director of Enforcement and the Executive Counsel at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the UK’s audit…

Expansion of Criminal Law Team in DZP

We are pleased to announce that we have created a Criminal Law Team in DZP’s Dispute Resolution Practice. The team is headed by Dr Hanna Gajewska-Kraczkowska, who together with Rafał Karbowniczek, who joined us in May, and Agnieszka Żebrowska, will provide legal advice on proceedings involving economic (white-collar) crime. – The team will represent clients…

Wiggin hire adds to UK’s leading media and technology team

Media, technology and brands law firm Wiggin has bolstered its position as the UK’s leading advisor to these sectors with partner and computer games specialist, Paul Gardner, previously with Osborne Clarke. – Gardner specialises in commercial transactions relating to the production, financing and exploitation of interactive entertainment products and services. He also advises on the…

Paul Hastings Continues Growth in London with Restructuring Partner

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that restructuring partner David Manson will be joining the London office. He joins from White & Case where he was a partner. His arrival follows last year’s addition of industry leader David Ereira. – “David’s expertise and relationships will be an asset to our growing London…

Jones Day welcomes David Swinburne and associates to Paris Private Equity practice

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that David Swinburne has joined the Firm’s Private Equity Practice as a partner in its Paris Office. Associates Sylvain Kabeya and Kévin Bousset are accompanying Mr. Swinburne to Jones Day. – Mr. Swinburne comes to Jones Day with 20 years of experience in private equity transactions, working on mid-cap and large-cap…

Jones Day welcomes tax partner Frank J. Jackson to New York Office

The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Frank J. Jackson has joined the Firm as a partner in its Tax Practice and will be based in New York. – Mr. Jackson represents large corporations, financial institutions, professional services firms, and high-net worth individuals in civil tax controversies, administrative appeals, and trials in the United States…