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Sarah Tresman returns to Twenty Essex

Twenty Essex is very pleased to welcome Sarah Tresman back to Chambers with effect from today. Sarah has spent the past three years in the Cayman Islands as a litigation attorney with top tier offshore law firm, Walkers, and returns to London to pursue her career at the commercial Bar. – Sarah began her career…

Lord Justice Hamblen appointed to the Supreme Court

Congratulations to Lord Justice Hamblen, formerly a member of Chambers, who has been appointed by Her Majesty The Queen as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He will take up the position on 13 January 2020. – Duncan Matthews QC, co-head of Twenty Essex, says: – “This is yet another, and…

Greenberg Traurig Global Immigration Team Adds Jay Ruby in Atlanta

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP is expanding its Immigration & Compliance Practice with the addition of Jay Ruby as a shareholder in the Atlanta office. Ruby joins the firm from Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP. – Ruby focuses his practice on representing U.S. and international business clients across a broad spectrum of…

Cooley’s London Office Heading to 22 Bishopsgate

Cooley is moving its London office from Dashwood House, where it opened in 2015, to a state-of-the-art new space, 22 Bishopsgate. Cooley is targeting a Q3 2020 move. More than 200 employees will occupy the 75,000-square-foot space across three floors. – 22 Bishopsgate will offer an art gallery, fresh food market, innovation hub, business club,…

Cooley Expands in Asia

Cooley is continuing its growth in the Asia-Pacific region with the addition of corporate partner Ferish Patel, who will join in Hong Kong. He arrives from Gunderson Dettmer, where he served as head of the firm’s Singapore office. Cooley intends to continue its expansion into Southeast Asia and will pursue setting up a Singapore office…

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…

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…