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Hogan Lovells restructures in South Africa

Law firm Hogan Lovells is restructuring its legal practice in South Africa following a strategic review of its business in the country. – Hogan Lovells began its involvement in South Africa in 2013 with a combination with the then Johannesburg based law firm Routledge Modise (established c.1892) which adopted the Hogan Lovells South Africa name…

The Gray Foundation Donates $25 Million in Funding for Cancer Research

The Firm is representing the Gray Foundation in connection with the foundation’s donation of $25 million in funding for seven multi-institutional research teams to study new approaches for the early detection, diagnosis and therapy of BRCA-related cancers. These grants are the culmination of a strategic model designed to best align funding with the most promising…

Grace Fan-Delatour Joins White & Case as a Partner in Beijing

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the addition of Grace Fan-Delatour as a partner in Beijing, along with local partner Shaohui Jiang. – “Growing our M&A capability in Greater China has been a priority for the Firm as we look to respond to client demand…

Mark Holmes Joins White & Case as a Partner in Houston

Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Banking Practice with the addition of new partner Mark Holmes in Houston. – “We are excited to welcome Mark to our Banking Practice. He brings a unique skill set in complex energy financings, particularly in the US reserve-based lending space,” said White & Case partner…

Monaco law firm joins CMS

CMS has added another key business location: PCM AVOCATS, one of the leading law firms in Monaco, has become part of CMS. This is the first time in the Monaco legal market that a local full-service law firm joins an international firm. – With PCM AVOCATS, CMS will be able to provide international clients with…

CMS partners with Saudi Arabian law firm

CMS will work in association with Saudi Arabian law firm Feras Al Shawaf. The firms have agreed to an exclusive partnership for international business, with Feras Al Shawaf handling domestic work. The Saudi Arabian firm will add to CMS’s existing presence in Algeria,Morocco, Oman, Turkey and the UAE, with associated offices in Iraq and Lebanon….

LMG Life Sciences Shortlists Akin Gump for Regulatory Award

For its 2019 Awards, LMG Life Sciences has shortlisted Akin Gump in the category “Regulatory Firm to Watch.” – The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, September 18, at Essex House in New York. – The annual LMG Life Sciences Awards recognize the year’s top firms and legal professionals operating in the life science…

Weil to Add Banking Partner Paul Stewart in London

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced that Paul Stewart will join the Firm as a Banking & Finance partner in the London office. – Paul is currently a Banking partner at Ashurst. His expertise covers domestic and international finance transactions with significant expertise in leveraged acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Paul’s…

Former Global Head of Cybersecurity Law at JPMorgan joins Hogan Lovells

Global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Peter Marta has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in its Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. – Marta joins Hogan Lovells from JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he served as the bank’s global head of Cybersecurity and Global Security and Investigations Legal. In…

Hogan Lovells restructures in South Africa

Law firm Hogan Lovells is restructuring its legal practice in South Africa following a strategic review of its business in the country. – Hogan Lovells began its involvement in South Africa in 2013 with a combination with the then Johannesburg based law firm Routledge Modise (established c.1892) which adopted the Hogan Lovells South Africa name…