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Dentons relocates its Edmonton office to the Stantec Tower

Dentons is pleased to announce the relocation of the Firm’s Edmonton office to the newly built Stantec Tower, effective June 24, 2019. – “As a Firm, we are constantly challenging the status quo and are steadfastly committed to providing best in class for our Firm members and clients,” said Fausto Franceschi, Managing Partner of Dentons’…

Simmons & Simmons strengthens its real estate practice with the arrival of a new partner

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has enhanced its real estate practice with the arrival of a new partner, Elisa Bocianowska. Her arrival follows the recent appointment of partner Sandra Esquiva-Hesse, who joined the firm’s Paris office in early May as the restructuring department lead. Elisa’s arrival in the Paris office highlights the firms ongoing…

The firm strengthens its ICT and regulatory advisory teams in Asia

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced that Grace Chong has joined the firm as an of-counsel and Michelle Ta has been appointed as a foreign legal consultant. Grace has joined the Financial Markets team as a dedicated regulatory and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) specialist covering the Asia region, focusing on Singapore and…

O’Melveny to Add Nine New Partners in 2019

Nine outstanding lawyers reflecting O’Melveny’s global reach and broad capabilities have been named to the firm’s 2019 partner class: Alicja Biskupska-Haas (New York), Hannah Chanoine (New York), Mia Gonzalez (New York), Susannah Howard (San Francisco), Dimitri Portnoi (Los Angeles), Daniel Suvor (Los Angeles), Vincent Zhou (Los Angeles), Ke Zhu (Hong Kong), and Joseph Zujkowski (New…

Eversheds Sutherland Opens Chicago Office

Eversheds Sutherland today announced the opening of a Chicago office, the first new US office since the combination of Eversheds and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan in February 2017. Chicago marks the first Midwest presence for Eversheds Sutherland – which has served clients in the region for decades – and furthers its position as a leading…

Eversheds Sutherland Adds Real Estate Veteran John Busillo in New York

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that John J. Busillo, a 30-year real estate veteran, has joined the New York office as a partner in the Real Estate Practice group. Mr. Busillo joins Eversheds Sutherland from Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer.  – “John is a well-respected figure in the real estate finance community whose background…

Taylor Wessing announces another year of record success

In 2018/19 Taylor Wessing achieved continued UK and global revenue growth to highest levels yet. UK profit rose by 10% and profits per partner by 13%. – Taylor Wessing has announced its 2018/19 unaudited financial results, achieving a 9% increase in fee billing and an 8% increase in overall UK revenue to £156.6m, its highest…

C&G Expands Corporate and Private Equity Practice in London

Cohen & Gresser announces the expansion of its corporate offering with the appointment of Graeme Bell as Partner and Head of Private Equity in the firm’s London office. Graeme will advise clients on cross-border private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. He has extensive experience in emerging markets, particularly in Africa, Russia, Central…

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

In a sign of the increasing international presence of McCann FitzGerald, the firm appointed two partners in New York and one in Brussels. – Niall Best has worked in our New York office for several years, focusing on US/Ireland FDI and transatlantic M&A activity. Richard Gill is part of McCann FitzGerald’s well-established aircraft leasing and…

Reed Smith expands its China practice with appointment of new global regulatory and investigations partner

Dora Wang is a US/UK-trained lawyer with extensive regulatory compliance and white collar investigations experience. She advises multinational corporations on antitrust and competition matters, cybersecurity and data privacy laws, anti-corruption/anti-bribery issues, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, compliance audit and policy formulation and implementation, and dispute resolution matters. Dora joins Reed Smith from Morgan Lewis…