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Ropes & Gray grows financial regulation team in London with addition of Eve Ellis

Ropes & Gray today announced that Eve Ellis, an experienced regulatory lawyer with a focus on fund formation, will join in London as a partner in the firm’s asset management practice. Our global practice, comprised of more than 250 of the industry’s most skilled attorneys, advises clients on a full array of complex asset management…

Dechert Strengthens its Global Finance Group with London Partner Hire

Dechert LLP has expanded its 140-lawyer strong global finance group with the strategic hire of London-based partner Sarah Smith. Spanning the world’s major financial centers, the group provides clients with creative financing strategies and innovative deal structuring. – Sarah Smith advises on complex financial products with a focus on public and privately placed structured finance…

Daniel Wilmot joins Stewarts’ International Arbitration department from White & Case

Daniel Wilmot has joined Stewarts as a partner within International Arbitration, joining head of department, Philippa Charles to make a team of eight. – Daniel is an arbitration specialist with extensive experience of advising in the oil and gas and technology sectors.  He has a particular expertise in disputes connected with the African continent and…

Omega Poole joins as a Real Estate Partner to launch new debt advisory service

Mishcon de Reya has announced the appointment of Omega Poole, who will join the firm on Tuesday 23 April as a Partner in the Real Estate department. Omega will be part of the Real Estate Finance Group, bringing the additional offering of debt advisory services for the firm’s clients. She joins from Brown Rudnick, where…

K&L Gates Names 24 New Partners Across Four Continents

The partners of global law firm K&L Gates LLP have voted to elect the following lawyers from across the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia as new partners of the firm, effective March 1, 2019. Nearly 55 percent (13 of 24) of the lawyers in this latest class are women. – “We are proud and delighted…

DLA Piper establishes Litigation Regulatory offering in Dublin with partner hire

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Caoimhe Clarkin as a Litigation & Regulatory partner in the firm’s Dublin office. This is the seventh partner hire for DLA Piper in Dublin this year. – Caoimhe will be joining the firm in August from A&L Goodbody where she has been working on compliance and regulatory investigations…

O’Melveny’s White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations Practice in New York

William Martin, senior counsel in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, has joined O’Melveny in New York as counsel in the firm’s White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations practice. – As a member of the SEC’s Market Abuse Unit, Martin investigated and prosecuted cases involving insider trading, market structure practices, and other trading…

Ashurst's investment in global project finance continues with another partner hire

International law firm Ashurst today announces that Simon Moore will be joining as partner in the London team. – Simon joins from Simmons & Simmons where he has been a partner since 2016. Prior to that, he worked at global investment company, Mubadala, where he was general counsel of each of real estate & infrastructure…

We announce our UK senior promotions for 2019

Today we announce eleven senior promotions in the UK, with five lawyers appointed to our partnership and six to the position of senior counsel. All promotions will take effect from 1 May 2019. – Commenting on the promotions, Managing Partner, Shane Gleghorn, said: – “I am pleased to confirm this year’s partner and senior counsel…

Taylor Wessing attracts new Head of Financial Services & Competition from Covington & Burling

Taylor Wessing has appointed Charlotte Hill as its new Head of Financial Services & Competition. Charlotte joins the firm as a partner from Covington & Burling. – Charlotte has an excellent reputation in the market having been Head of EU Financial Services & Regulation at Covington & Burling for over 5 years. – Charlotte brings…