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Kirkland & Ellis Adds Investment Funds Partner Ken W. Muller in San Francisco

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Ken W. Muller has joined the Firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Investment Funds Group. – “Ken is an outstanding investment funds lawyer who has represented some of the largest and most well-known fund sponsors in this space,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman…

Ince & Co appoints ten new partners globally, including one partner hire

International law firm Ince & Co announced today the promotion of six lawyers to its partnership with effect from 1 May 2018, along with an additional partner hire. These follow the promotion of three partners in the Hamburg office on 1 April 2018. The new partners will further enhance the firm’s outstanding contentious practice whilst…

Ince & Co Partner, David Beaves, is appointed to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Belt and Road Advisory Committee

International law firm, Ince & Co is pleased to announce David Beaves, Managing Partner of the firm’s Hong Kong office, has been appointed to the HKIAC Belt and Road Advisory Committee. The HKIAC has formed the industry focussed committee to support projects related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and launched an online resource…

Luxembourg office announce new senior and managing partners

Allen & Overy Luxembourg announce its new management team; Patrick Mischo as senior partner and Frank Mausen as managing partner, who will head the Luxembourg office from 1 May 2018. ​They will succeed Marc Feider and Henri Wagner, who respectively held these positions since 2008. – Patrick Mischo, a specialist in tax law, joined A&O…

Kirkland & Ellis Hires Leading Litigation Attorney Sandra Goldstein in New York

Kirkland & Ellis LLP announced today that leading litigation attorney Sandra Goldstein has joined the New York office as a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Goldstein joins the Firm from Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where she was a partner in the litigation department and the firm’s former head of litigation. Stefan Atkinson…

Rosenblatt co-hosts successful conference on Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

Rosenblatt recently co-hosted the Blockchain Technology & Cryptocurrencies Conference at The Law Society on Thursday 19th April at 9.15am. The event was fully subscribed and run in conjunction with TechUK, Cork Gully LLP and Fisher Broyles LLP. – Rosenblatt Founder Ian Rosenblatt OBE addressed attendees to deliver the opening welcome keynote in The Common Room…

Dominic Ross Joins White & Case as a Partner in London

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the addition of Dominic Ross as a new partner in London. – “Our strategic ambition is to build a truly market leading public M&A practice in London, in line with our 2020 growth strategy,” said White & Case partner…

Shearman & Sterling Appoints Chief Knowledge & Client Value Officer

Shearman & Sterling announces the arrival of Meredith Williams-Range as Chief Knowledge & Client Value Officer. – Meredith will lead the firm’s knowledge management, legal project management and other teams that are focused on increasing efficiency and client value through improving access to data and information, streamlining process and technology. – “We’re delighted to welcome…

Shearman & Sterling Opens Houston Office

Shearman & Sterling launches an office in Houston with six partners – its second Texas office following its Austin office opening in March. The Houston-based team significantly expands the firm’s existing global energy capabilities with a focus on oil and gas transactions and projects, in complement to the firm’s existing highly regarded global energy group,…

James Libson receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Law

On Wednesday 25th April, Executive Partner and Head of Mishcon Private James Libson was presented with an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Law. – Of the honour, James said, “I feel surprised, privileged and extremely pleased in equal measures.” – He also urged students to not “be cynical. Law remains an amazing profession and…