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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,”…

Cadwalader Expands Litigation Team with Addition of Jonathan Watkins

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP today announced that Litigation partner Jonathan M. Watkins has joined the firm’s Corporate and Financial Services Litigation practice. Watkins joins the firm from Moore & Van Allen, where he was a partner. – Watkins’ practice focuses on the representation of public and private businesses and financial institutions in complex litigation…

Dan Cutts will leave the firm at the end of April after almost twenty years

National law firm Weightmans has announced a series of new appointments as Senior Partner and Director of Client Relationships Dan Cutts retires on 30 April. This dual role will be divided, with David Lewis elected Senior Partner and Kieran Jones appointed to the Director of Client Relationships role. David (left), currently Head of Weightmans’ Regulatory…

CMS promotes 47 to partner as firm celebrates one year since ground-breaking merger

CMS is pleased to announce the promotion of 47 new partners across 23 of its global offices. Overall, 38% of the firm’s promotions are women, spread across 11 countries including Austria, Colombia, France, Germany, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. – Penelope Warne, The Senior Partner of CMS UK, comments, “As we…

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…

Simmons & Simmons has today announced the promotion of nine lawyers from across its international network to the partnership as of 01 May 2018*.

Simmons & Simmons has today announced the promotion of nine lawyers from across its international network to the partnership as of 01 May 2018*. – Commenting on the promotions, Simmons & Simmons’ senior partner, Colin Passmore, said: “Once again, I am very pleased to welcome nine ambitious, innovative and dedicated lawyers to the partnership. Their…