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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…

Catherine Gibaud QC appointed Senior Decision Maker

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has appointed regulatory specialist, Catherine Gibaud QC, alongside three others to its panel of “Senior Decision Makers”. – Senior Decision Makers, sitting alone, hear those cases involving findings of serious regulatory shortcomings against a licensee and/or individual directors and where those findings are contested. As part of the process Senior…

Hausfeld Promotes Two to Partnership

Leading litigation law firm Hausfeld, is pleased to announce that Lesley Hannah and Wessen Jazrawi have been appointed to the partnership. – Lesley Hannah specialises in competition litigation. She is currently advising on the largest group follow-on damages claim in the English courts against British Airways in relation to the worldwide cartel in air freight…

Hausfeld grows commercial litigation offering with new partner hire

Litigation boutique, Hausfeld, welcomes Lucy Pert as a commercial litigation partner in its London office. Lucy joins the firm from leading litigation funder, Harbour Litigation. – Lucy’s appointment takes the firm’s London resident partner headcount to 11 following the promotion of Lesley Hannah and Wessen Jazrawi to the partnership in January. The firm now has…

Paul Hastings London Advance Continues with Top Financial Services Regulatory Partner

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that market-leading financial services and regulatory partner Arun Srivastava will join the London office from Baker McKenzie, where he is head of the Financial Services Regulatory Group. Srivastava will lead Paul Hastings’ London regulatory and fintech and payments practice. – “Arun is one of the…

San Francisco Marks Largest Office Lease in City’s History with Facebook Transaction

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm represented Facebook in a lease agreement with affiliates of MetLife Investment Management and John Buck Company for 755,900 square feet in San Francisco’s Park Tower located at 250 Howard Street. The agreement represents the largest office lease deal in San Francisco history….

Paul Hastings Hires London M&A Heavyweight Roger Barron

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that preeminent M&A partner Roger Barron will be joining the firm in London, having been a partner at Linklaters for more than 17 years. – “Roger has an outstanding market presence, with considerable experience and a formidable track record with a number of blue-chip clients,”…

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…