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Freshfields hires new co-head of financial services in Asia

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has appointed Matthew O’Callaghan to the partnership as co-head of financial services, Asia. He will be based in Hong Kong. – Matthew joins the firm from Goldman Sachs, where he held a number of roles in various locations over the past 10 years, most recently in Sydney where he held the…

ICE Disputes Partner re-joins CMS to build on APAC growth

International law firm CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of Infrastructure, Construction and Energy (ICE) Disputes partner Jeremie Witt, who re-joins the firm to support its international growth efforts. Witt, who previously worked in the firm’s Dubai and Singapore offices, will be based in Australia. – CMS’ Head of ICE Disputes, Adrian Bell, says:…

CMS strengthens competition litigation offering with strategic hire

International law firm CMS is pleased to announce the appointment of competition litigation specialist Kenny Henderson who joins the firm as a partner in the Litigation & Arbitration practice. He joins CMS from Stewarts, where he co-led the firm’s competition litigation practice. – Kenny is an experienced corporate litigator, with specialist expertise in competition litigation,…

Norton Rose Fulbright corporate partner relocates to New York

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Chris Pearson, a corporate, M&A and securities partner, has relocated from its London office to New York. – Pearson represents clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public company takeover offers, stock exchange transactions and securities offerings. He also advises on corporate governance and corporate advisory matters,…

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes Claudia Jackson to director

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announced today the promotion of aviation, insurance and regulatory lawyer Claudia Jackson to director in its Johannesburg office. – As head of the firm’s South African aviation practice, Claudia has a strong local practice which also includes southern African and international aviation insurance markets. – Claudia is proficient in…

Data Privacy Veteran Lydia de la Torre Joins Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that Lydia de la Torre, a 20-year veteran of EU, US and international data protection law, has joined us as of counsel in the firm’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, based in the firm’s Palo Alto, California office. – “We are thrilled to have Lydia as part of…

Gowling WLG acts on first migration (by way of continuation) of London Stock Exchange main market company

Gowling WLG has acted for Upland Resources Limited, an oil & gas company whose shares are traded on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) for listed securities and are listed on the FCA’s Official List (standard listing segment), on its corporate migration (by way of a continuation) to Jersey from The British…

Gowling WLG strengthens its international reach with new office presence in Brazil

Gowling WLG has opened a new office presence in São Paulo, Brazil. – This new venture is in co-operation with Duarte Forssell Advogados and extends the firm’s international reach. – Gowling WLG has been advising Brazil-based clients and international businesses with operational interests in the country for more than 15 years. Highlights include representing the…

Amna Arshad Joins Freshfields’ Washington Regulatory Team

Aviation and Transportation Regulatory Expert to Serve in the Firm’s Antitrust, Competition, and Trade Practice – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP (“Freshfields”) announced today that Amna Arshad, a leading aviation and transportation regulatory expert, has joined the firm as special counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.  Amna will serve in the firm’s leading antitrust, competition, and…

Freshfields continues to develop in Paris with the arrival of two new partners

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (“Freshfields”) has announced the recruitment of two market-leading partners, Marc Perrone and Christophe Seraglini, to its Paris office. – Marc Perrone is one of the leading European regulatory experts in the field of banking and financial services. He acts for numerous financial institutions, investment funds and leading financial services and market…