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Hat-trick of new partners in the UK doubling Addleshaw Goddard's Global Investigations practice

Addleshaw Goddard has doubled the size of its Global Investigations practice following the arrival of two new partners who between them have more than 50 years’ experience and the promotion of three internal candidates in the UK and Hong Kong. – In the UK the addition of London-based David Young and Polly Sprenger, partners previously…

Addleshaw Goddard announces diverse new round of partner promotions

Addleshaw Goddard has announced the promotion of 13 new Partners, 60% of whom are female, underscoring the firm’s growing commitment to nurturing a culture centred on equality and inclusion.  – The 13 new partners span seven of its international offices in the UK, Asia and the GCC, demonstrating the increasingly global nature of the firm….

AG recruits two new partners to strengthen their regulatory practice in Germany

Helge Heinrich and Jan-Oliver Schrotz have joined Addleshaw Goddard’s (AG) Corporate & Commercial Division, further strengthening AG’s practice in Germany.  – Heinrich and Schrotz are former Noerr LLP colleagues – Schrotz joins from BDO Legal and Henrich from Noerr LLP. Together they will bolster and provide a comprehensive regulatory practice that further cements AG’s credentials…

BOWMANS EXPANDS INTO MALAWI AND ZAMBIA

The current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe is not stopping leading African law firm, Bowmans, from moving forward. – Less than a year after it announced it was opening a new office in Mauritius and entering into an alliance with Assefa & Associates Law Office in Ethiopia, the firm today announced that it is expanding…

Norton Rose Fulbright bolsters employment and labor practice in California

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Joshua M. Henderson has joined its offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles as a partner. The employment and labor litigator comes from Seyfarth Shaw, where he served as national vice chair of its labor management relations group. – Henderson represents a wide array of companies in…

Norton Rose Fulbright expands Dubai banking and projects teams

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that banking and finance lawyer Nick Robinson has joined the firm as partner in its Dubai office. –   Nick, who joins from Stephenson Harwood, has been based in Dubai since 2010. He advises regional and international financial institutions and corporates on secured lending transactions, and has…

DWF appoints new data protection and cyber security consulting and operational risk leader

Mark joins DWF from Deloitte where he was responsible for client projects relating to data protection and cyber security risk and remediation.  Prior to Deloitte, Mark spent nine years at PwC during which time he held roles including, Group Leader for the 100+ headcount London Cyber Security and Business Resilience Business, Technology Audit Lead for…

Ari Lanin and Debra Wong Yang Named Among Los Angeles’ 2020 Most Influential People

Century City partner Ari Lanin and Los Angeles partner Debra Wong Yang were recognized in Los Angeles Business Journal’s LA500 list of the most influential people in Los Angeles, which “serves as a reminder that L.A. is peopled by some of the smartest, most innovative and staunchly resilient business talent anywhere in the world.”  The…

DLA Piper continues to grow UK Restructuring practice with new partner hire

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of James Davison as a partner in its UK Restructuring practice. This appointment follows the recent hire of partner David Manson from Paul Hastings. – James will be joining DLA Piper during the summer from Addleshaw Goddard, where he has been a partner in their London office since 2017….

New partner joins DLA Piper's Intellectual Property and Technology practice in London

DLA Piper is appointing Sophie Lessar as partner to its Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) Practice. Sophie joins on 1 June and will be based in London. – Sophie joins from Simmons & Simmons where she focused on retail financial services, in particular payment services, e-money, banking products, lending and consumer laws. She also has…