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DAC Beachcroft acquires two partner-led team in Dublin

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has bolstered its Dublin office through the hire of a two female partner-led team. – Corporate partner, Sharon McCaffrey, and competition law partner, Joanne Finn, joined the firm in September. They also bring with them a team of two senior associates, one associate and a secretary. – The appointments follow…

DAC Beachcroft acquires five partner-led team from BLM Scotland

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has announced that a five partner-led team has joined its Glasgow office from BLM Scotland. – The appointments further strengthen the firm’s top-tier ranked national Claims Solutions business. – Partners Louise Gallagher, Gillian Rushbury, Rachel Rough, Iain Buchanan and Jamie Varney completed their move on 4 November 2019, bringing with…

Paul Hastings Continues Corporate Growth Hot Streak, Adding Prominent Capital Markets Partner in Los Angeles

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that prominent capital markets lawyer Jonathan Ko has joined the firm as a partner in Los Angeles. His arrival builds on Paul Hastings’ strong flow of corporate partner additions in London, New York, the Bay Area and Latin America. Ko joins from Skadden. – “We have…

Paul Hastings Adds Traditional Labor Lawyer to Top Ranked Employment Law Practice

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Sara Kalis has joined the firm’s Employment Law practice, based in New York. – “As the nature of the global workforce undergoes a dramatic shift, who is an employee and what that will mean in the future, is in flux. While employment litigation will continue,…

Linklaters appoints Managing Associate as Sports Sector Co-Lead

Linklaters has appointed Sînziana Ianc, a Managing Associate in its Brussels’ competition and antitrust practice as the new co-lead of the firm’s Sports Sector team, together with partners Julian Davies (Capital Markets) and Tom Cassels (Dispute Resolution) in London. The appointment furthers one of the firm’s key objectives to empower junior lawyers by giving them…

Covington Elects Doug Gibson as Chair

Covington has announced that its partners have unanimously elected Doug Gibson as chair of the firm’s Management Committee and that he will begin a four-year term on January 1, 2020. – The chair leads the Management Committee in setting the firm’s strategy, overseeing the firm’s operations, supporting the firm’s representation of clients, and working to…

Hogan Lovells relaunches in Johannesburg, South Africa

After six years in South Africa, global law firm Hogan Lovells launches its new fully-integrated office in Johannesburg today. – Comprising five partners and a team of lawyers, the new office will provide advice on corporate, finance and regulatory matters. The team will also be closely aligned to the global competition, restructuring, commercial, mining and…

Hogan Lovells Adds Leading Real Estate Finance Lawyer Ana Tenzer in Denver

Global law firm Hogan Lovells announced today that Ana Lazo Tenzer has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice in Denver. Tenzer, who focuses on real estate finance, will be a member of the firm’s national real estate team. – “A strategic goal of the firm has been to build on our…

O’Melveny Welcomes Aviation Finance Partner in New York

Adding strength to its top-ranked Aviation Industry Group, O’Melveny announced today the arrival of Jason Kaplan as a partner in its Corporate Finance Practice in New York. – Kaplan, who joins from the equipment finance group of another international law firm, focuses on all aspects of aviation and equipment finance, including representation of domestic and…

Corporate Finance Partner Jeffery Norton Returns to His O’Melveny Roots

O’Melveny today announced a significant addition to its Corporate Finance group with the arrival of partner Jeffery Norton. The move is a homecoming for Norton, an experienced finance lawyer who spent the first 20 years of his career at O’Melveny. – A highly respected leveraged finance advisor, Norton most recently practiced at two other international…