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King & Spalding Strengthens IP Practice with Two New Partners in New York

King & Spalding today announced that intellectual property litigators Steven Rizzi and Ramy Hanna have joined the firm as partners in its Trial and Global Disputes practice group in the New York office. – “Steve and Ramy have tried patent cases both in the technology and pharmaceutical industries, which are two of the largest target…

McGuireWoods’ Matthew Rash Appointed Apple Hospitality REIT General Counsel

McGuireWoods partner Matthew Rash will join firm client Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc. (NYSE: APLE) in March as senior vice president and general counsel. He will succeed the company’s longtime chief legal officer and executive vice president, David Buckley, who will retire April 15. – “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Apple Hospitality and Dave Buckley…

Eversheds Sutherland strengthens its litigation presence in the Middle East

New Head of Litigation and Dispute Management appointed – Eversheds Sutherland has announced that Rebecca Copley will become Head of Litigation and Dispute Management for the Middle East from 1 January 2019. – In the role, she will manage Eversheds Sutherland’s client offering for Litigation and Dispute Management within the Middle East region. Prior to…

Eversheds Sutherland appoints new employment Partner in Paris

Eversheds Sutherland has appointed new employment Partner Myrtille Lapuelle in Paris. – Previously an associate at Eversheds Sutherland, Myrtille focuses on labour law matters, providing advice to domestic and global clients. She advises companies on day-to-day issues including employment contracts and mobility as well as strategic matters such as restructuring and M&A. – Myrtille, who…

Bird & Bird strengthens its global aviation finance capabilities with the addition of Richard Sharman as a London-based partner

International law firm Bird & Bird today has strengthened its global aviation finance capabilities with the addition of Richard Sharman as a London-based partner in its Banking & Finance Group / Aviation & Defence Sector Group. – Richard joins from the London office of Clifford Chance, where he was a senior associate.   – Richard handles aviation…

Weil to Add Private Equity Partner Mark Thompson in London

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced that Mark Thompson will join the Firm as a Private Equity partner in London to further strengthen Weil’s offering to clients in the Real Assets sector. Mark will work closely with Real Assets partners James MacArthur, Paul Hibbert and Anthea Bamford. – Mark is currently a…

Baker McKenzie Hires Leading London M&A Lawyer to Bolster China Strategy

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has hired Peter Lu as a Partner and Head of the China Group in London, joining its fast-growing London Corporate practice. Peter joins the Firm on Monday from White & Case where he was head of their EMEA China desk and Counsel in their London M&A practice. His hire…

Baker McKenzie Expands Services Function with Prominent Hires

Firm adds D. Casey Flaherty and Jae Um as it looks to further enhance service delivery to clients Baker McKenzie is delighted to announce the addition of market leading legal business professionals D. Casey Flaherty and Jae Um as the Firm continues to enhance and reimagine the delivery of its legal services to global clients. –…

Gowling WLG partnership grows with 23 new members in Canada and Russia

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce the admission of 23 legal professionals in Canada and Russia to its partnership, effective January 1, 2019. – The incoming partners possess a wide range of expertise across business law, litigation and intellectual property law. – “Our new partners are talented, hard-working individuals who consistently find innovative ways to…

Clyde & Co expands Real Estate practice with partner hire in Dubai

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Peter Greatrex as a Partner in its Real Estate & Hospitality practice. Based in Dubai, Peter will be responsible for further developing the firm’s wider Middle East offering, with a particular focus on Saudi Arabia and Oman. – Peter is a real estate…