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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan Welcomes Record Partner Class

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP has elected the largest partner class in the firm’s history, Managing Partner John B. Quinn announced today. Half the new partners are women, four come from offices outside the United States and three come from diverse backgrounds. – “We have the best young lawyers anywhere – it’s part of…

Firm Continues Expansion of International Dispute Resolution Practice With International Arbitration Hires in Singapore

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Australian barrister Cameron Ford, former senior counsel at Rio Tinto, is joining the firm as a partner in Singapore. Mr. Ford’s appointment follows the hire of Christopher Bloch, who joined the firm last month from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), where he was a member of…

Private Equity Lawyer Danielle Asaad Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Danielle Asaad has joined the firm as partner in the Global Corporate Practice, based in the Cleveland and New York offices. Ms. Asaad’s practice focuses on advising private equity firms and corporate clients with M&A transactions and corporate matters. – “A true specialist in private equity M&A…

Clyde & Co bolsters Australian energy practice

Senior energy lawyer joins Sydney team to spearhead hydrocarbons and renewablesClyde & Co’s rapidly expanding energy practice, which has advised on some of the largest and most complex projects, has further bolstered its team with the addition of Senior Associate Sophie Shiffman to the Sydney office. – Sydney, Wednesday, 7 August, 2019: Clyde & Co’s…

Clyde & Co appoints drones expert Professor Ron Bartsch

Global law firm Clyde & Co has appointed renowned aviation law expert, Professor Ron Bartsch of UNSW, to assist the firm’s Global Drones Strategy Group in providing expert policy, standards and regulatory advice as it relates to drones and other autonomous vehicles. – Maurice Thompson, Partner and Chairman of Clyde & Co’s Global Drones Strategy…

Dentons votes to combine with a leading firm in New Zealand

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, is announcing today that its partners have voted to approve a combination with Kensington Swan, a leading New Zealand law firm. The combination will position Dentons as the largest global law firm in New Zealand and will optimally position the Firm to connect clients around the globe to its…

The world's largest law firm votes to combine with elite South Korea firm

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has voted to combine with Lee International, a leading law firm in South Korea, which has the 11th largest economy in the world and 4th largest economy in Asia. – This combination builds on Dentons’ strategy to become the first international law firm in South Korea to combine with…

DAC Beachcroft opens for business in Belfast

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has today, 1 July 2019, opened for business in Belfast, Northern Ireland. This is the second new office the firm has launched this year, having opened in Paris in January.   – DAC Beachcroft has joined forces with Northern Irish firm McKinty and Wright, taking on that firm’s highly regarded insurance…

DAC Beachcroft acquires partner-led insurance team from Norton Rose Fulbright in London

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is delighted to announce that a seven-strong team of senior insurance lawyers will be joining Liam O’Connell, who left his position as Norton Rose Fulbright’s Head of the EMEA insurance claims team in May 2019 to head up DAC Beachcroft’s Global London Insurance practice. The team includes leading insurance litigation…

The Changing Lawyer Awards Name Goodwin’s Chief Operating Officer Michael Caplan Legal Innovator of the Year

Goodwin COO Mike Caplan has been named The Changing Lawyer Awards 2019 Legal Innovator of the Year. The awards recognize individuals, firms, and companies in the legal industry that have utilized new technology, service models, or behavior to positively impact clients and significantly increase efficiency. – In his role as COO, Caplan manages the firm’s…