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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…

Bird & Bird Appoints 9 Partners, 1 Senior Counsel and 14 Counsel in Annual Global Promotions

International law firm Bird & Bird promotes 9 Partners in its annual promotion round, as well as 1 Senior Counsel and 14 Counsel. – The promotions are effective from 1 May 2018, except for 3 of the partners who were appointed in November last year. – Massimiliano Mostardini, Chairman, Bird & Bird says: “Huge congratulations…

Paul Hastings Builds on London Strength with Leading Privacy & Cybersecurity Partner

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that privacy and cybersecurity partner Sarah Pearce will be joining the London office next week. She joins from Cooley where she was a partner in the Technology Transactions Group. – “Our clients are facing an increasingly complex data and regulatory framework, and Sarah’s addition is…

Latham & Watkins Adds Experienced Finance Lawyer in Milan

Arrival of Antongiulio Scialpi further strengthens the firm’s leading banking and finance practice in Italy and Europe. – Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Antongiulio Scialpi will join the Milan office as counsel in the Finance Department. Scialpi’s practice focuses on advising international lenders, sponsors, and borrowers on a variety of complex corporate…

Latham Adds Skilled Patent Litigator to IP Trial Team

Tara D. Elliott brings a wealth of experience in high-stakes intellectual property and commercial disputes, drawing on her unique background in private practice, government intelligence, and computer engineering. – Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Tara D. Elliott has joined the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Litigation &…

White & Case Launches Luxembourg Country Practice

Global law firm White & Case LLP has launched a Luxembourg country practice. – “The launch of our Luxembourg practice aligns with our EMEA strategy to build on the Firm’s global strengths, and is an important strategic development of our capabilities to provide clients with comprehensive one-stop legal support on their most complex, cross-border matters,”…