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DLA Piper grows Corporate/M&A practice in London with leading partner hire

DLA Piper today announces the appointment of Tracey Renshaw as a partner in its Corporate practice, based in London. – Tracey will be joining the firm from Clifford Chance in Australia, where she has been a partner since 2011 and also served as co-head of their global oil & gas group. She specialises in M&A…

Ropes & Gray grows financial regulation team in London with addition of Eve Ellis

Ropes & Gray today announced that Eve Ellis, an experienced regulatory lawyer with a focus on fund formation, will join in London as a partner in the firm’s asset management practice. Our global practice, comprised of more than 250 of the industry’s most skilled attorneys, advises clients on a full array of complex asset management…

Daniel Wilmot joins Stewarts’ International Arbitration department from White & Case

Daniel Wilmot has joined Stewarts as a partner within International Arbitration, joining head of department, Philippa Charles to make a team of eight. – Daniel is an arbitration specialist with extensive experience of advising in the oil and gas and technology sectors.  He has a particular expertise in disputes connected with the African continent and…

Mishcon de Reya is named as eprivateclient Top Law Firm for 2019

The firm has been named one of the 2019 eprivateclient Top Law Firms in the UK. Ranked in Tier 1, the firm has been recognised for providing high quality private client services to individuals and families based both domestically and internationally. – Led by eprivateclient, the rankings divide Top UK firms into tiers, based on…

DOJ Fraud Chief Joins Quinn Emanuel

Quinn Emanuel added power to its white-collar defense lineup Monday, tapping Sandra L. Moser for a key leadership role in the firm’s criminal defense, investigations and crisis practice areas.  – Moser, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice, has been for the last two years at the helm of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section – a…

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan Adds White Collar Litigator to Chicago Office

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP is pleased to announce that Leonid Feller has joined the firm as a partner in the Chicago office.   – Leonid (“Lenny”) Feller, a former federal prosecutor, does white collar criminal defense and government investigations, defending corporations and individuals in federal and state criminal, civil, and regulatory proceedings.  His…

Trowers bolsters London real estate offering with new partner Neil Biswas

International law firm Trowers & Hamlins recruited partner Neil Biswas to its real estate team in London. – Neil has extensive experience in commercial property development and the housing development both within the private and public sectors. He also has significant experience in the housing investment sector, advising some of the largest investors in the…

Hogan Lovells’ New York Office Moves to 390 Madison Avenue

Hogan Lovells has officially moved its New York office to 390 Madison Avenue from 875 Third Avenue. The New York office is one of the firm’s larger offices, with over 350 employees. – The firm signed a 15-year lease for six floors in L&L Holding’s newly renovated building. The other tenants of the building are…

Ropes & Gray grows financial regulation team in London with addition of Eve Ellis

Ropes & Gray today announced that Eve Ellis, an experienced regulatory lawyer with a focus on fund formation, will join in London as a partner in the firm’s asset management practice. Our global practice, comprised of more than 250 of the industry’s most skilled attorneys, advises clients on a full array of complex asset management…

Dechert Strengthens its Global Finance Group with London Partner Hire

Dechert LLP has expanded its 140-lawyer strong global finance group with the strategic hire of London-based partner Sarah Smith. Spanning the world’s major financial centers, the group provides clients with creative financing strategies and innovative deal structuring. – Sarah Smith advises on complex financial products with a focus on public and privately placed structured finance…