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Butler Snow Attorney Randall D. McClanahan Appointed to National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Randall D. McClanahan has been appointed by the president of the American Bar Association to a three-year term to the National Conference of Lawyers and Certified Public Accountants (NCLCPA). – The NCLCPA is the official liaison body between the American Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified…

Butler Snow Attorney Dee P. Wisor Named President of National Association of Bond Lawyers

Butler Snow is pleased to announce Dee P. Wisor has been elected president of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) for the 2018-2019 year. Wisor’s term began Sept. 26 during the NABL’s annual Bond Attorneys’ Workshop. – “We congratulate Dee on this significant appointment,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “Dee’s election…

Bird & Bird appoints William Langran as Counsel in Swedish Dispute Resolution team

International law firm Bird & Bird has appointed William Langran as Counsel in the Swedish Dispute Resolution team. – William joins as an experienced arbitrator and specialises in international arbitration (commercial and investment), multi-jurisdictional litigation, and US regulatory matters for corporates and financial institutions. He frequently appears as lead counsel in international arbitrations administered under…

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…