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3VB SPONSORS BANKING LITIGATION & REGULATION FORUM

Verulam Buildings are co-sponsoring the Banking Litigation & Regulation Forum on 14th June at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London. Andrew Onslow QC of 3VB will be speaking at the conference as one of the panel debating “Criminalisation of activity in the financial sector”, which will consider the post-Crisis background of increasing intervention by criminal…

Freshfields hires Hazel Yin as co-head, China competition practice

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has made a significant addition to its Asia antitrust, competition and trade practice with the election of Hazel Yin to the firm’s partnership. She will become co-head of the firm’s competition practice in mainland China, working in Beijing. – Previously a partner in King & Wood Mallesons’ Beijing office, Yin…

Freshfields elects new China partner

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Beijing-based counsel Yuxin Shen to the partnership from 1st June 2018. – Yuxin Shen is a member of the firm’s Global Transactions practice. He has over a decade of experience advising clients ranging from Chinese state-owned and privately owned enterprises, sovereign wealth funds, private and listed companies and financial institutions…

DAC Beachcroft Boosts International Practice With New Arbitration Partner

DAC Beachcroft LLP is pleased to have appointed Pedro Claros as a Partner in its Dispute Resolution group. – With a wealth of expertise in European and Latin American markets, Pedro will co-head the firm’s burgeoning international arbitration practice, working alongside the Global Dispute Resolution team. Formerly of Spanish firm Cuatrecasas, he specialises in international…

DAC Beachcroft Appoints Head of Latin America

International law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrés Amunátegui as Head of Latin America. – Andrés has been with DAC Beachcroft since 2012 as the lead partner of the firm’s Chile office, spearheading growth in insurance and reinsurance both locally and internationally. He has been a driving force in…

DLA Piper boosts London Corporate practice with major partner hire

DLA Piper today announces that Martin Nelson-Jones will be joining the firm as a partner in its Corporate practice, based in London. – Martin will be joining the firm from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he was a partner since 2001 and served as co-head of their global infrastructure and transport sector group. He specialises in…

Mayer Brown partner Alan Grimaldi recognized for commitment to pro bono and social justice

Mayer Brown announced today that Whitman-Walker Health honored Intellectual Property partner Alan Grimaldi (Washington DC) with the 2018 Robert Fenner Urquhart Memorial Award at the “Going The Extra Mile” reception for his commitment to pro bono work and social justice on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS. – Mr. Grimaldi has partnered with…

Mayer Brown expands service offerings to Japanese clients with addition of two partners

Mayer Brown announced today that two highly regarded lawyers have joined the firm to enhance its service to Japanese clients. Satoru Murase, a leading corporate, finance and M&A practitioner with deep experience advising global corporations in connection with cross-border investments and disputes around the world with special focus on Japan, has joined the firm’s Corporate…

Jared Bobrow Joins Orrick to Co-Lead Global IP Practice

Nationally recognized patent trial lawyer Jared Bobrow has joined Orrick as partner and co-leader of our global IP practice. Jared, formerly co-chair of Weil Gotshal & Manges’ patent litigation practice, is based in our Silicon Valley office. In addition, Jason Lang has joined our IP practice from Weil as a partner in our Silicon Valley…

Orrick Associate Elected to Hong Kong Law Society Council

Congratulations to Karen Lam on her election to the Council of the Law Society of Hong Kong. She is one of five new members elected to serve on the Law Society’s top governing council which represents Hong Kong’s solicitors. Karen, who will serve a three-year term, received the third highest number of votes at the…