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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…

Ashurst further strengthens global project finance team with partner hire

International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of Adrian Lawrence as a partner in the project finance team in London.  – Adrian joins from White & Case, where he has worked for over a decade in its energy, infrastructure, project and asset finance practice across its London, Moscow, Doha, Hong Kong and Beijing offices. He…

Ashurst relocates New York office to Hudson Yards

International law firm Ashurst has opened its doors to the next phase of its operations in New York, welcoming its people and clients to the firm’s new office in Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s west side. – Located at the intersection of Hudson Yards, the High Line and Hudson Park & Boulevard, 55 Hudson Yards is…

Greenberg Traurig Adds Shareholders in Miami Office

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has added Shareholders Michael G. Taylor and Michael E. Strauch in the firm’s Miami office. Taylor rejoins the firm as a shareholder in the Corporate Practice, while Strauch is a shareholder in the firm’s Litigation Practice. – “Our Miami office’s legacy of maintaining a strong bench of top notch…

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…