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McDermott Enhances Private Client Offerings with Arrival of New Partner in DC

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery today announced the enhancement of the Firm’s Private Client offerings with the arrival of partner Scott A. Bowman in the DC office. Scott’s practice focuses on international aspects of estate planning for ultra high net worth individuals and families with interests in the US and abroad. – Scott…

Partner Stuart Frith appointed new President of R3

Stephenson Harwood partner Stuart Frith has been appointed the new president of R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade body. Frith’s year-long term starts on Friday 20 April. – R3 is the trade association for the UK’s insolvency, restructuring, advisory and turnaround professionals, and represents insolvency practitioners, lawyers, turnaround and restructuring experts, and others in the…

Stephenson Harwood promotes eight to partnership

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has promoted five lawyers to partner and three lawyers to local partner, effective 1 May 2018. – “Since last May, we’ve been joined by ten lateral partners across our international network – making real strides towards realising our five-year growth strategy,” said Sharon White, CEO, Stephenson Harwood. “It’s equally important…

Clyde & Co hires professional disputes lawyer

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the hire of Jane Williams as London-based partner in the firm’s pre-eminent UK Professional and Financial Disputes (PFD) group. – Jane joins from Womble Bond Dickinson where she specialises in the defence of professional negligence claims. She defends claims for a wide range of non-construction professionals…

Clyde & Co appoints leading insurance and cybersecurity partner in Sydney

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed leading insurance and cybersecurity practitioner John Moran as a partner, based in Sydney. – John moved to Australia in 2012, having practiced in London and Dublin, where he specialised in contentious insurance. Along with being admitted in New South Wales, John is admitted in Ireland, England and…

Herbert Smith Freehills invests in asset finance with four partner hires in London and Singapore

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has announced a major investment in asset finance, with the hire of four partners in London and Singapore. – Rex Rosales and Jahnavi Ramachandran will join the firm in London, while Siva Subramaniam and Samuel Kolehmainen will join in Singapore. – “With unprecedented investment levels in aviation and…

Leadership News from Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance has today announced that David DiBari and Connie Heng have joined the firm’s global leadership team and that Chris Davies has been reappointed as the Global Head of the firm’s Tax, Pensions and Employment practice for a second term. – David is the Regional Practice Area Leader for Litigation & Dispute Resolution in…

Addleshaw Goddard significantly bolsters its GCC offering, with Head of Qatar appointment

AG is reinforcing its position in both Doha and the GCC, announcing the appointment Ahmad Anani, as Partner and Qatar Office Head. Previously, Office Managing Partner Middle East and Dubai at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Ahmad, a Corporate & Capital Markets specialist, brings with him a wealth of expertise, which significantly bolsters the Firm’s…

Addleshaw Goddard expands East Asia leadership with eye catching Head of region hire

Bob Charlton is joining Addleshaw Goddard as Head of its Asia Pacific region after more than three years leading the region at Berwin Leighton Paisner where he has been Head of Asia since 2014. – The appointment by AG of such an influential law firm leader marks a new phase in the development of its…

Mayer Brown continues expansion of global Private Credit group with arrival of Jaime Gatenio as finance partner in Chicago

Mayer Brown announced today that Jaime Gatenio has joined the firm in Chicago as a Banking & Finance partner in its global Private Credit group. Ms. Gatenio joins from Jones Day. – “We are very excited to have Jaime join our Private Credit group,” said Frederick C. Fisher, a co-leader of Mayer Brown’s global Lending…