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Dentons Jana Cohen Barbe appointed to Invitation Homes board of directors

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, announces that senior partner Jana Cohen Barbe has joined the board of the directors of Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH). – Barbe is the former Global Vice Chair of Dentons, the first woman appointed to the Dentons’ Global Board. She leads the Firm’s Tax-Oriented Investments Practice, which she founded…

Dentons welcomes new Litigation team in Hong Kong

Dentons Hong Kong LLP is pleased to welcome onboard partners Richard Keady and Robert Rhoda from Bird and Bird, who join to expand the litigation practice. The new team bolsters the firm’s expertise and capabilities in litigation and international arbitration in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific region. The Hong Kong office welcomed the new…

Nicola Dagg and IP Litigation Team Join London Office of Kirkland

Kirkland & Ellis is pleased to announce that leading intellectual property attorney Nicola Dagg joined the Firm’s London office today. In addition, a talented group of IP lawyers that includes partners Daniel Lim and Katie Coltart and associates Jin Ooi and Steven Baldwin will also join Kirkland in London. – “Nicola is one of the…

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…