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DLA Piper announces partnership promotions for 2018

DLA Piper is proud to announce that 62 lawyers have been promoted to its partnership. The promotions are effective as of April 1, 2018 in the United States and May 1, 2018 for EMEA and Asia Pacific. The promotions were made across many of the firm’s practice areas in 42 different offices throughout 20 countries….

DLA Piper launches Intellectual Property and Technology practice in Luxembourg

DLA Piper Luxembourg is pleased to announce the launch of its Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) practice, with the appointment of Olivier Reisch as partner and head of the practice. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Olivier was head of the Intellectual Property and Technology, Media and Telecommunications practice of the Luxembourg office of a Magic…

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…

Orrick Adds James Atkin as Global Co-Head of Oil & Gas

Orrick announced today that James Atkin has joined the firm as global co-head of our Oil & Gas practice, based in Tokyo. James joins Orrick from Vinson & Elkins, where he was managing partner of the Tokyo office. He is the 24th partner Orrick has recruited to our global Energy & Infrastructure platform since early…

McDermott Launches Employment Practice with Addition of 10 Partners

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is launching a stand-alone Employment Practice with the addition of 10 new partners and one counsel. The group will be led by partner Michael Sheehan and will bolster McDermott’s capabilities by positioning the Firm as an industry leader with a focus on high-stakes employment litigation and overall protection…

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…