Revolving doors: partner recruitment takes on more international hue with key hires in Asia and Middle East

Revolving doors: partner recruitment takes on more international hue with key hires in Asia and Middle East

Global 100 heavyweight Milbank has made the most significant lateral hire play of the past week, hiring not one but three private equity specialists in Hong Kong from the Magic Circle. The firm has hired two Clifford Chance mergers and acquisitions partners, Andrew Whan and Neeraj Budhwani, and Linklaters global head of banking Davide Mencacci.

Global 100 overview: Escape velocity as the world’s largest firms pick up momentum

Global 100 overview: Escape velocity as the world’s largest firms pick up momentum

Compared to the dramatic events that have defined each of the three previous years, 2018/19 was relatively benign for the world’s top 100 law firms. True, the world has been dealing with increasing protectionism, US-China trade wars and the endless saga of the UK-EU divorce. But none of these headwinds were a shock for an …