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Kennedy Wilson Increases Long-Term Stake in Capital Dock Mixed-Use Development in Dublin

The London Real Estate Industry team recently assisted Kennedy Wilson Europe (part of the NYSE listed Kennedy Wilson group), on its joint venture arrangements with AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), pursuant to which AXA IM – Real Assets acquired a 50% interest in three individual/segregated property owning sub-funds of…

Dechert Strengthens its Global Finance Practice with Additional Partner Hire

Dechert has further expanded its market leading global finance practice with the hire of real estate finance partner Aparna Sehgal. Ms. Sehgal joins Dechert’s London office.  – Ms. Sehgal’s appointment follows the recent hires of structured finance partner John McGrath and structured finance disputes partner Simon Fawell, with whom Ms. Sehgal works closely and are…

Ashurst supports Green Finance Summit 2019

The Green Finance Summit: Investing in Actions, which showcases the latest green financial policy, market developments and thought leadership, will take place on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at the City of London Guildhall.  This is the third year that the City of London has run its flagship Green Finance Summit, which this year will coincide…

Private Equity Firm of the Year 2020

The Best Lawyers in Germany and Handelsblatt, Germany’s biggest daily commercial newspaper, named Kirkland & Ellis the 2020 “Private Equity Firm of the Year in Germany.” Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review surrounding the overall scope and areas of expertise within the same geographical and legal practice areas.

Eversheds Sutherland appoints a new mining and infrastructure team

Eversheds Sutherland has enhanced its South African presence with the recent appointment of Head of Mining and Infrastructure Warren Beech, Partner Nicholas Veltman and senior associates Eben van Zyl and Refiloe Vengeni. – The team joined Eversheds Sutherland’s Johannesburg office on 1 April 2019, arriving from Hogan Lovells, where Warren previously led the mining team. –…

Eversheds Sutherland Russia merges with Tilling Peters

Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its presence in Russia through a merger with local law firm Tilling Peters, adding nine lawyers, including partners Oxana Peters and Ekaterina Tilling to its team. Tilling Peters primarily specializes in dispute resolution and intellectual property. – Ekaterina Tilling, who was a partner in international law firms before starting her own…

Proskauer Continues Growth of its Trial Practice with the Arrival of Former Federal Prosecutor, Seetha Ramachandran

International law firm Proskauer announced today the arrival of Seetha Ramachandran as a partner in its Litigation Department. – “We are delighted to welcome Seetha to Proskauer. Her widely-recognized expertise in white collar defense will be a tremendous asset to our team and our clients.” said Robert Cleary, co-chair of the White Collar Defense &…

Weil Adds Complex Commercial Litigation Partner Susan L. Shin in New York

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Susan L. Shin has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner.  Ms. Shin is part of Weil’s national Complex Commercial Litigation practice. – “Susan is a seasoned trial attorney and commercial litigator, making her a perfect fit for our Complex Commercial Litigation practice,…

DLA Piper bolsters Corporate practice with team of five new partners

Global law firm DLA Piper has significantly bolstered the strength of its Corporate practice in Australia with a team of five market leading M&A partners from Norton Rose Fulbright.   – Partners Shane Bilardi, James Stewart, Jyoti Singh, Chris Mitchell and Andrew Fisken will join DLA Piper in the coming months. – Managing Partner in Australia,…

DLA Piper named among the top 10 firms globally for Restructuring

Global Restructuring Review (GRR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading restructuring law firms, with DLA Piper ranked #7 in the GRR 30, up three places from the previous year. – The GRR 30 table is the ranking of the standout firms in the GRR 100, an annual guide to the world’s leading…