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DLA Piper chooses Paradise for new Birmingham home

Leading global business law firm, DLA Piper, has become the first office tenant to sign up to Two Chamberlain Square, the eight storey, 40 metre high commercial building in the heart of the GBP700 million Paradise development in the heart of Birmingham. – The firm has committed to a 15-year lease for 40,000 sq. ft….

Debbie Yee Joins Kirkland’s Energy Practice in Houston

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that corporate lawyer Debbie Yee has joined the Firm’s Houston office as a partner. Ms. Yee primarily advises public and private companies in the energy industry on strategic acquisitions and divestitures, as well as on capital raising transactions and corporate governance matters.   – “Debbie is a…

Ellisen Turner Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Intellectual Property Litigation Partner in Los Angeles

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that prominent intellectual property strategist and litigator Ellisen Turner has joined the Firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner. – “Ellisen is known for his strong IP litigation experience, as well as his leadership within the legal community,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management…

Hogan Lovells adds leading sports lawyer Michael Kuh to Corporate practice in New York

Global law firm Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce that Michael Kuh has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate practice in New York, effective Nov. 1. Kuh has represented some of the country’s largest sports organizations in high-stakes transactions. He also represents clients in M&A and corporate matters in the entertainment, technology,…

Hogan Lovells boosts Paris practice with leading litigation partner hire

Hogan Lovells is strengthening its disputes practice in Paris with the hire of corporate litigation and investigations specialist, Arthur Dethomas. – Arthur will join the firm with two associates from leading French boutique firm, Dethomas Peltier Juvigny et Associés, which he set up alongside Frédéric Peltier in 2014. – With over twenty years of experience…

Linklaters appoints Managing Associate as Sports Sector Co-Lead

Linklaters has appointed Sînziana Ianc, a Managing Associate in its Brussels’ competition and antitrust practice as the new co-lead of the firm’s Sports Sector team, together with partners Julian Davies (Capital Markets) and Tom Cassels (Dispute Resolution) in London. The appointment furthers one of the firm’s key objectives to empower junior lawyers by giving them…

Linklaters strengthens regional restructuring and insolvency offering with hire of Andy Payne

Linklaters today announced that Andrew Payne will be joining as a partner in its Asia Banking practice. Andrew is a leading lawyer specialising in debt restructuring and special situations, including ancillary distressed M&A/investment.  – Andrew has almost a decade of experience in the Asia restructuring market and joins Linklaters from DLA Piper in Singapore, where…

Clyde & Co forms Pro Bono partnership with World Bicycle Relief Australia

Clyde & Co is proud to announce it has formed a Pro Bono partnership with World Bicycle Relief Australia. – World Bicycle Relief is a global not-for-profit organisation that distributes specially designed bicycles into rural areas in developing countries where the main mode of transport is walking. In countries where distance can be a massive…

Clyde & Co expands global law firm liability practice with New York team hire

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of three leading legal professional responsibility, malpractice and disciplinary defence lawyers in New York.

Gide partners with France Invest and drafts the Guide to Capital Investment in Africa

Gide is proud to have contributed to writing the “Guide du Capital-Investissement en Afrique – Investir dans la croissance des entreprises en Afrique” [Guide to Capital Investment in Africa – Investing in the growth of companies in Africa], presented during the second edition of the Ambition Africa event that takes place in Paris on 30…