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Charles Russell Speechlys joins ELITE partner programme to help ambitious UK businesses succeed

Charles Russell Speechlys is proud to announce it has joined ELITE’s partner programme. ELITE is London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising programme for private growth companies, supporting entrepreneurs and business leaders. ELITE is designed to help the most ambitious UK companies scale up, through sharing experiences, access financing opportunities and education….

Senior lawyer joins Addleshaw Goddard as part of Corporate growth drive

Lance Jiang, previously co-Head of Legal of Great Wall AMC International Holdings Co. Ltd., a well-known financial institution headquartered in China, is joining Addleshaw Goddard’s Hong Kong Corporate practice to help the team resource a growing pipeline of work and target new market share. – Lance will become a Partner upon completion of the relevant…

King & Spalding Hires Investigations Partner Robert Dedman in London

King & Spalding has recruited Robert Dedman – the former Head of Enforcement at the Bank of England, Head of Litigation Division at the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and with previous experience at the legacy Financial Services Authority (FSA) – as a partner in the firm’s Special Matters & Government Investigations team in London. –…

King & Wood Mallesons further expands its Japan practice into local and global markets with the addition of two new partners

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) is pleased to announce the addition of two new partners, Patric McGonigal and Ryunosuke Ushijima to King & Wood Mallesons Law Office (Foreign Law Joint Enterprise). It is a further step taken to strengthen the capacity of our Japan practice group, following the joining of three Japanese partners and two…

Jun Kang joined King & Wood Mallesons’ New York office, adding U.S. tax capability

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has strengthened its New York capability with the appointment of Jun Kang, a U.S. tax expert, as a partner. The addition of Mr. Kang reflects the steady growth of the firm’s U.S. operation following the appointments of three partners last year, and together these appointments further enhance the firm’s on-the-ground…

Ashurst boosts project finance capability with partner hire

International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of projects partner Matthew Wood. Initially based in Abu Dhabi before relocating to London, Matthew will also lead the firm’s African project finance practice. – Matthew joins from White & Case in Abu Dhabi where he has been a partner since 2015. He specialises in the financing and…

Ashurst boosts intellectual property offering with new partner hire

International law firm Ashurst has boosted its market-leading intellectual property team with the appointment of Nina Fitzgerald as a partner in its intellectual property practice in Sydney. – Nina’s particular area of focus is patent litigation but she has also acted in a range of intellectual property law matters including in the trade mark, copyright,…

Clyde & Co launches North American Specialty and Investigations team

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the launch of its North American Specialty and Investigations team. – It will advise insurance clients on matters that require investigative and risk expertise as well as the ability to act in a variety of legal contexts and forums. – One of the primary focuses for…

Charles Russell Speechlys joins the Customer Advisory Board of Tessian

Charles Russell Speechlys is proud to have joined the Customer Advisory Board of Tessian. – Tessian creates machine intelligence to secure enterprises from threats executed by humans in order to keep the world’s most sensitive data and systems private and secure. – Duncan Eadie, IT Director, at Charles Russell Speechlys states that “Being involved with…

DLA Piper hires real estate tax partner in London

DLA Piper today announces that real estate tax lawyer, Clive Jones, will be joining the firm as partner in its Tax practice, based in London. – Clive Jones will be joining the firm from Greenberg Traurig (GT), where he has been working as a partner since 2017. With more than 20 years’ experience, Clive focuses…