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White & Case Promotes 21 to Counsel and 21 to Local Partner

Global law firm White & Case LLP has promoted 21 lawyers to counsel and 21 lawyers to local partner. – “Spanning 21 offices and nine practice groups, these promotions reflect the truly diverse and global nature of our Firm while recognizing the exceptional ability and commitment to client service this group has demonstrated,” said White…

Martin Järvengren Rejoins White & Case as a Partner in Stockholm

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the addition of Martin Järvengren as a new partner in Stockholm. – “There is increased activity in all areas of financial institutions M&A in the Nordic region, where our ambition is to continue expanding our role advising clients on…

Pennington Manches Professional Regulation outfit joins Bates Wells' P&R team

Bates Wells has hired the entirety of Pennington Manches’ Professional Regulation team in a move that significantly boosts Bates Wells’ Public & Regulatory capabilities. – On 2 January 2019 the whole of the PM Professional Regulation team, Nicole Curtis (Partner), Geoffrey Hudson (Consultant), Katrina Wingfield (Consultant) and Neil Wilks (Associate) will join Bates Wells’ Public…

DLA Piper refreshes International Executive team

DLA Piper today announces a number of changes to its International Executive team, all effective as of 1st January, 2019. The refresh follows the re-election of Simon Levine as International Managing Partner for a second term, and have been made in order to support the firm’s wider strategy towards innovation and improved alignment across regions,…

DLA Piper appoints new UK Managing Partner

DLA Piper has appointed Manchester-based Finance and Projects partner, Liam Cowell, as UK Managing Partner as of 1 January 2019. – Liam joined DLA Piper in 1994 and is the Managing Partner for the North West (Liverpool and Manchester). He will take over from Sandra Wallace, who following over three very successful years in the…

DLA Piper expands construction disputes team with London partner hire

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Anna Mills will be joining the firm as a partner in its Litigation & Arbitration practice based in London. – Anna will be joining the firm from Hogan Lovells, where she was a counsel. She has fourteen years’ experience advising on large, complex, high value international and multiparty…

Macfarlanes announces senior counsel appointments

Macfarlanes announces senior counsel appointments – Laura Bretherton (Finance) Emily Brown (Investment management) Adam Campbell (Corporate and M&A) Alexandra Green (Financial services regulation) Harriet O’Sullivan (Private client) Sheamal Samarasekera (Pensions) – Charles Martin, Senior Partner, said “Our senior counsel play a vital role in our firm. They all have deep specialist capability and have demonstrated…

Shearman & Sterling Elects Eight New Partners

Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has elected eight counsel and associates to the partnership across its worldwide platform. Our new partners represent seven practices and are based in three of the firm’s offices—London, New York and Washington, D.C.—and in the capital markets, compensation, governance & ERISA, international arbitration, funds, finance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions,…

Ashurst boosts intellectual property offering with new partner hire

International law firm Ashurst has boosted its market-leading intellectual property team with the appointment of Nina Fitzgerald as a partner in its intellectual property practice in Sydney. – Nina’s particular area of focus is patent litigation but she has also acted in a range of intellectual property law matters including in the trade mark, copyright,…

Weil Elects 11 New Partners and 10 New Counsel

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that it has elected 11 new partners and 10 new counsel, effective January 1, 2019. – “I am very pleased to announce this group of diverse and talented lawyers who make up our new partner and counsel class,” said Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “They practice…