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Kobre & Kim Continues to Expand Global Insolvency Practice With Senior Hire

Kobre & Kim welcomes Daniel Saval to its cross-border insolvency litigation practice in New York. Mr. Saval represents clients in multijurisdictional insolvency and corporate restructuring disputes, and he has particular experience in contentious proceedings involving funds in liquidation triggered by fraud or wrongdoing. – “Dan is a dynamic and talented lawyer who is exceptionally positioned…

Herbert Smith Freehills launches Milan office with leading disputes hire

Herbert Smith Freehills has further strengthened its European offering with the opening of a new office in Milan and the hire of Simmons & Simmons Dispute Resolution and IP Head in Italy, Laura Orlando. – Laura – who previously led Simmons & Simmons’ Italian Disputes, Intellectual Property practices, and life sciences sector group – specialises…

Kennedys continues global expansion with Bermuda office

We are pleased to announce the establishment of a Bermuda office, with local law firm Sedgwick Chudleigh Ltd joining our global network. The Bermuda law firm was previously associated with US law firm Sedgwick LLP. – This is a major development for our global expansion, as it establishes a local presence in one of the…

Ince & Co recruits shipping and international trade partner in Monaco

International law firm Ince & Co is pleased to announce that Ian Fisher, a partner specialising in shipping, international trade, ship-building and off-shore oil and gas matters has today joined the firm’s Monaco office. Ian is well known to Ince & Co, having trained in the firm’s London office and having practiced there for more…

Milton Keynes Marks 50th Anniversary With Fastest Growing Economy Accolade

Milton Keynes has overtaken Cambridge in the league table of fastest growing city economies in the UK, according to a new report published by national law firm Irwin Mitchell. – The UK Powerhouse study is produced by Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr). It provides an estimate of GVA* growth…

Simpson Thacher and Three Firm Lawyers to Be Honored by the Legal Aid Society of New York

Litigation Attorneys Alan Turner, Elisa Lee and Asher Lowenstein, along with the Firm, will be honored by the Legal Aid Society of New York as part of its 2017 Pro Bono Publico Awards. The individual attorneys are being recognized for representing two long-time, legal permanent residents with serious medical conditions in removal proceedings. The awards…

Pinsent Masons Appoints Jacqui Timmins as Head of Leeds Office

Timmins, who leads the Pensions team in Leeds, is a highly regarded specialist in pensions law advising UK and multinational listed companies and private businesses in relation to UK occupational pension schemes; she also has a national pensions group leadership role in relation to career and practice development. – Timmins takes up the role following…

Wiggin and Redd join forces to create IP powerhouse

Media, technology and brands law firm Wiggin and the boutique intellectual property law firm Redd have today announced that Redd are to join Wiggin on November 6th 2017.  The combined team will comprise 20 specialist IP lawyers working across Wiggin’s offices. – Wiggin CEO, John Banister, said: “Wiggin devised an assertive growth strategy a few years…

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…

Ince & Co recruits shipping and international trade partner in Monaco

International law firm Ince & Co is pleased to announce that Ian Fisher, a partner specialising in shipping, international trade, ship-building and off-shore oil and gas matters has today joined the firm’s Monaco office. Ian is well known to Ince & Co, having trained in the firm’s London office and having practiced there for more…