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DHH Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau Joint Venture: EGLA Greater Bay Area Forum was Successfully Held

Although it is winter, Guangzhou is covered by flowers and green trees. Prior to the Global Lawyers Forum held by the Ministry of Justice in Guangzhou, the forum on “China’s Greater Bay Area and OBOR Outbound Investment”, sponsored by the Elite Global Legal Alliance (EGLA), co-sponsored by Deheng Law Group Southern Regional Center and Beijing…

DHH Moscow Office Set up Pro Bono Russian Law Consulting Hotline

DHH Moscow office set up pro bono legal consulting hotline for Russian speaking countries of “The Belt and Road Initiative”, offering 24-hour phone consulting services in Chinese, Russian and English. In order to serve overseas Chinese as well as Chinese companies in Russia and build up the public image of Deheng Lawyers, DHH Moscow office set up free Russian law consulting hotline…

Akin Gump Expands Asia Investment Management Practice in Singapore

Akin Gump has expanded its investment management capabilities in Asia with the relocation of investment management partner Olivia Chung and senior counsel Divya Thakur to its Singapore office. Previously, Ms. Chung and Ms. Thakur were resident in the firm’s New York and London offices, respectively. – Their arrival boosts the firm’s private equity funds and…

Akin Gump Welcomes Elizabeth Miller as Chief Legal Talent Officer

Akin Gump is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Miller has joined the firm as chief legal talent officer, resident in its Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Miller brings to Akin Gump more than 15 years’ experience in the legal recruitment and talent development field, including most recently serving as managing director, legal personnel and development, at…

Two Freshfields partners take silk

Partners Nigel Blackaby and Noah Rubins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) have been appointed Queen’s Counsel by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP, following consideration by the independent Queen’s Counsel Selection Panel. – The award of Queen’s Counsel (also known as silk) is for excellence in…

Freshfields hires top Brussels litigation team strengthening its global disputes practice

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) announced today the addition of a top litigation team in Belgium, led by highly respected litigation lawyer Nathalie Colin, in a move that will further enhance the firm’s global dispute resolution practice and establish its litigation offering at the top of the Belgian market. Nathalie will be joined by principal…

Gareth Price elected as global managing partner

Allen & Overy LLP today announced that Gareth Price has been elected global managing partner with effect from 1 May 2020, for an initial term of four years.  – Gareth will succeed Andrew Ballheimer who will step down on 30 April, the end of his term as global managing partner. This news follows the announcement…

Brown Rudnick Adds Three Partners To The Firm’s Corporate Practice

Leading international law firm Brown Rudnick LLP today announced the appointment of a group of three partners, Neil Foster, Tim Davison and Sarah Melaney, who join from Baker Botts. – The group is led by Mr. Foster who joins the Firm as Global Co-Chair and European Head of Technology. Neil and his team have over…

Brown Rudnick Adds Partner Ravi Nayer to the Firm’s UK Litigation Practice

International law firm Brown Rudnick LLP today announced the appointment of Ravi Nayer. He joins as a partner in the firm’s litigation and arbitration practice in London from Pinsent Masons. – Ravi Nayer’s practice focuses on group litigation, acting on behalf of many of the UK’s largest financial services institutions such as asset managers, insurers…

DLA Piper appoints Andrew Dyson as new Office Managing Partner in Leeds

Global law firm DLA Piper has appointed Andrew Dyson as the new office managing partner in Leeds, replacing Allison Page who is stepping down following a successful three year term at the helm. – Andrew leads the firm’s UK privacy and security practice and is co-chair of the global privacy practice. He will continue in…