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Fried Frank Welcomes Leading Transactions Lawyer Ashar Qureshi, Continues Growth of London Office

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Ashar Qureshi has joined the Firm’s London office as a partner in the Corporate Department, where he will head EMEA global transactions. – At Fried Frank, Mr. Qureshi’s practice will focus primarily on international corporate transactions, including capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance,…

Jenner & Block Launches Fintech Industry Group

Jenner & Block announced today the formation of a FinTech industry group, expanding the firm’s strong reputation in advising clients on complex financial services and consumer-related matters. Anchored by a team of experienced former government officials, prosecutors and in-house counsel, the practice focuses on advising FinTech companies and businesses that rely on financial technology to…

Ince & Co hires senior transactional maritime lawyer in the Middle East

International law firm Ince & Co is pleased to announce that David Galea, a senior maritime lawyer, will be joining the firm as a partner in the Dubai office on 1 June 2018. David’s appointment augments Ince & Co’s transactional capability in the region and across its international network. – David has over 15 year’s…

Office modernisation at Ince & Co continues apace with Shanghai relocation

International law firm Ince & Co has announced today that its Shanghai office will be relocating to a brand-new office space on the 38th floor of the Sinar Mas Centre in Shanghai on 31 August, 2018. The Grade-A office tower, completed in 2017, is the tallest building located in Puxi side and reaches an impressive…

DLA Piper has announced the hire of leading international insurance and reinsurance partner, Rebecca Hopkirk.

Rebecca, who will be based in London, specialises in high value complex international property, energy and heavy industrial losses and claims for insurance and reinsurance companies worldwide. She has been involved in a number of natural catastrophe losses in various parts of the world, and has extensive experience resolving and managing disputes by way of…

DLA Piper appoints two directors in South Africa

DLA Piper has strengthened its office in Johannesburg, South Africa with the appointment of two directors. Hendré Human joins the Corporate team from Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg, where he was a partner. Monique Jefferson joins the Employment team from Bowmans in Johannesburg, where she was a senior associate. – Hendré Human specializes in mergers and…

Orrick Continues Growth of London Private Equity Platform with Duo of Rising Stars

Orrick announced today that the firm has continued the growth of our fast-expanding London and European private equity platform with the additions of James Connor from Simpson Thacher and Daniel Wayte from Milbank. – “Private equity is a strategic priority for us and is essential to our focus on the tech, energy & infrastructure and…

Mishcon de Reya announced today that it has launched a new brand management business, MDR Brand Management.

his is the first brand management business to be launched by a leading law firm in the United Kingdom, and is the fourth non-legal business within The Mishcon de Reya Group, sitting alongside MDR Cyber, MDR Discover and Mayfair Private. – MDR Brand Management has been created to address the growing complexity that brand owners…

Mayer Brown strengthens London Tax Transactions & Consulting practice with hire of Simon Rose

Mayer Brown is continuing its recruitment drive in London with the appointment of tax partner Simon Rose. Simon joins the firm’s Tax Transactions & Consulting practice from Michelmores, where he was head of tax. – “Simon’s considerable experience and technical abilities make him a great fit for our practice,” said James Hill, London Head of…

Rosenblatt Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Bagon as Partner

Rosenblatt Limited CEO, Nicola Foulston, is delighted to confirm that Paul Bagon has been made Partner from 1st June 2018 as part of the Company’s plans to continue to strengthen the Insolvency and Restructuring Department within Dispute Resolution. – Paul joined Rosenblatt Limited from Weil, Gotshal & Manges in June 2017 and as part of…