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Thomas Falkus Joins White & Case as a Partner in London

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Capital Markets Practice with the addition of Thomas Falkus as a new partner in London. – “Our ambition is to establish White & Case as the leading CLO and securitisation practice globally, built around twin hubs in New York and London,” said White &…

Gilles Teerlinck Joins White & Case as a Partner in London

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Capital Markets Practice with the addition of Gilles Teerlinck as a new partner in London. “High yield debt in Europe has continued to grow across all jurisdictions and in many key industries throughout the last decade,” said White & Case partner Stuart Matty, who…

HFW launches 20th international office with double Abu Dhabi partner hire

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has continued to expand its fast-growing international network with the launch of a new office in Abu Dhabi and the hire of two partners. – Finance and corporate partners Vince Gordon and Tania de Swart have joined the firm in Abu Dhabi from Reed Smith. Vince was Reed Smith’s regional…

Bankim Thanki QC to succeed Stephen Moriarty QC as Head of Fountain Court Chambers

Fountain Court Chambers are pleased to announce the appointment of Bankim Thanki QC as the new Head of Chambers from 1 October 2018. After completing a full five year term as Head of Chambers, Stephen Moriarty QC is stepping down to return to full time practice. – On his appointment, Bankim Thanki QC said: –…

Kirkland & Ellis Opens Dallas Office

Kirkland & Ellis LLP announced today that it is expanding with the opening of an office in Dallas — the Firm’s ninth in the United States, second in Texas and 14th worldwide. Kirkland’s Dallas office will be located in Bank of America Plaza, 901 Main Street. – “Kirkland has established a powerful presence in Texas…

Sean Wheeler Joins Kirkland & Ellis in Houston

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Sean T. Wheeler has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group. – Mr. Wheeler brings more than 20 years of experience handling securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters for companies in the energy industry, including master limited…

Morgan Lewis Adds Corporate Partners in Tokyo and Announces New Office Managing Partner

Morgan Lewis today continues its expansion in Asia by welcoming corporate partners Motonori “Moto” Araki and Mitsuyoshi “Mitsu” Saito, resident in Tokyo. Moto has also been appointed Managing Partner of the Tokyo office.

Baker Botts Welcomes Class of 59 New Lawyers

Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, today announced that 59 new lawyers* have joined the firm across its 14 offices as of October 1, 2018. – “For over 175 years, Baker Botts has represented its clients with an unwavering focus on our core value of professional excellence. We welcome a new generation of…

Baker McKenzie Appoints Jennifer Fox Crisp as Global Director of Talent Management

Baker McKenzie today announced the appointment of Jennifer Fox Crisp as Global Director, Talent Management. – Jennifer will lead the Firm’s Talent Management professionals within our People function. She will be responsible for developing and delivering the Talent Management business partnering service across all regions, building a leadership team to work closely with our lawyers…

Baker McKenzie Announces 67 Partnership Promotions

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce the election of 67 new partners. This latest investment in the Firm’s expertise grows the total number of partners worldwide to 1,600. Over 400 of these are women – the most of any law firm. – This year women make up almost 40% of the…