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DWF Group plc to acquire the legal services business of K&L Gates Jamka sp.k

DWF Group plc (DWF), the Main Market listed global legal business, today announces that it has reached an agreement to acquire the legal services business of K&L Gates Jamka sp.k (K&L Gates Jamka) for an estimated net asset value of £3m.  The acquisition will result in the opening of a new office for DWF in…

DWF strengthens real estate practice with partner appointment

Kevin joins from Brodies where he spent 14 years as a partner and specialises in the buying, selling and leasing of trading businesses in the hotel, hospitality and healthcare sectors. An additional part of Kevin’s work is based in property finance and student accommodation ventures and other general development work for UK-based developers, banks and…

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…

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…

McCann FitzGerald Appoints Eight New Partners and Consultants Across its Four Offices

Premier Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald today announced the appointment of eight new partners and consultants – Laura Treacy (Partner – Competition, Regulated Markets, EU and Trade Law, Brussels), Niall Best (Partner – Corporate, New York), Richard Gill (Partner – Aviation and Asset Finance, New York), Doug McMahon (Partner – Technology and Innovation, Dublin), Rosaleen…

Signature Litigation has today announced that Nicolas Brooke will join the Firm

Nicolas was formerly General Counsel for Litigation and Investigations at Société Générale. In this role he developed expertise in internal investigations, white-collar crime, civil fraud, banking law and regulatory enforcement proceedings, both in France and internationally. – Nicolas joined Société Générale to handle the disputes that arose following the 2008 financial crisis. He played a…

Clyde & Co establishes formal presence in Dublin

Global law firm Clyde & Co has opened an office in Dublin to ensure its Irish law insurance practice can continue to operate seamlessly as the UK leaves the EU. – English and Irish qualified Clyde & Co insurance and reinsurance partner Garrett Moore will be based in the office, supported by his team in…

Clyde & Co hires new partner to head Regulatory & Investigations practice in the Middle East

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Matthew Shanahan as Partner in its global Regulatory & Investigations practice. Matthew will be based in Dubai and will head up the practice across the Middle East. – Matthew is a financial services and regulation expert with over 10 years’ experience in the…

Reed Smith continues Dallas push with addition of energy partner Jorge Gutierrez

DALLAS – Less than two weeks after announcing that it has opened an office in Dallas with a group of 16 lawyers, including eight partners, Reed Smith today announced that it has added its ninth partner to this burgeoning office. Jorge Gutierrez has joined the firm as a partner in its Energy & Natural Resources…

Christine Trent Parker joins Reed Smith in New York

NEW YORK – Christine Trent Parker has joined Reed Smith as a partner resident in the firm’s New York office. Parker joins from Sullivan & Cromwell, where she was a member of its Commodities, Futures and Derivatives, and Capital Markets groups. – Parker adds to Reed Smith’s growing global practice of commodities markets and commodities regulatory…