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Eversheds Sutherland appoints a new mining and infrastructure team

Eversheds Sutherland has enhanced its South African presence with the recent appointment of Head of Mining and Infrastructure Warren Beech, Partner Nicholas Veltman and senior associates Eben van Zyl and Refiloe Vengeni. – The team joined Eversheds Sutherland’s Johannesburg office on 1 April 2019, arriving from Hogan Lovells, where Warren previously led the mining team. –…

Eversheds Sutherland Russia merges with Tilling Peters

Eversheds Sutherland has strengthened its presence in Russia through a merger with local law firm Tilling Peters, adding nine lawyers, including partners Oxana Peters and Ekaterina Tilling to its team. Tilling Peters primarily specializes in dispute resolution and intellectual property. – Ekaterina Tilling, who was a partner in international law firms before starting her own…

Proskauer Continues Growth of its Trial Practice with the Arrival of Former Federal Prosecutor, Seetha Ramachandran

International law firm Proskauer announced today the arrival of Seetha Ramachandran as a partner in its Litigation Department. – “We are delighted to welcome Seetha to Proskauer. Her widely-recognized expertise in white collar defense will be a tremendous asset to our team and our clients.” said Robert Cleary, co-chair of the White Collar Defense &…

Weil Adds Complex Commercial Litigation Partner Susan L. Shin in New York

International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Susan L. Shin has joined the Firm’s New York office as a partner.  Ms. Shin is part of Weil’s national Complex Commercial Litigation practice. – “Susan is a seasoned trial attorney and commercial litigator, making her a perfect fit for our Complex Commercial Litigation practice,…

DLA Piper bolsters Corporate practice with team of five new partners

Global law firm DLA Piper has significantly bolstered the strength of its Corporate practice in Australia with a team of five market leading M&A partners from Norton Rose Fulbright.   – Partners Shane Bilardi, James Stewart, Jyoti Singh, Chris Mitchell and Andrew Fisken will join DLA Piper in the coming months. – Managing Partner in Australia,…

DLA Piper named among the top 10 firms globally for Restructuring

Global Restructuring Review (GRR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading restructuring law firms, with DLA Piper ranked #7 in the GRR 30, up three places from the previous year. – The GRR 30 table is the ranking of the standout firms in the GRR 100, an annual guide to the world’s leading…

Dechert Strengthens its Global Finance Practice with Additional Partner Hire

Dechert has further expanded its market leading global finance practice with the hire of real estate finance partner Aparna Sehgal. Ms. Sehgal joins Dechert’s London office.  – Ms. Sehgal’s appointment follows the recent hires of structured finance partner John McGrath and structured finance disputes partner Simon Fawell, with whom Ms. Sehgal works closely and are…

DLA Piper bolsters Corporate practice with team of five new partners

Global law firm DLA Piper has significantly bolstered the strength of its Corporate practice in Australia with a team of five market leading M&A partners from Norton Rose Fulbright.   – Partners Shane Bilardi, James Stewart, Jyoti Singh, Chris Mitchell and Andrew Fisken will join DLA Piper in the coming months. – Managing Partner in Australia,…

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…

The world's largest law firm to combine with an elite firm in Zimbabwe

Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, is announcing today a proposed combination with MawereSibanda, a leading law firm in Zimbabwe. This combination builds on Dentons’ strategy to become the first pan-African law firm owned and controlled by Africans. It will also give Dentons’ clients access to the experience and talents of lawyers working in 79…