Revolving Doors: BCLP hires Brown Rudnick restructuring duo as Greenberg bolsters white-collar practice

Revolving Doors: BCLP hires Brown Rudnick restructuring duo as Greenberg bolsters white-collar practice

  Greenberg Traurig continues to bolster its white-collar crime and investigations team with the addition of Rebecca Meads. Meads joins as the chair of the London white-collar practice from corporate crime boutique Peters & Peters. She arrives alongside senior associates Gavin Costelloe and Alex Swan. This follows the firm’s hire of Jo Rickards, now co-chair …

Leadership shake-up sees Stevens & Bolton unveil new managing partner

Leadership shake-up sees Stevens & Bolton unveil new managing partner

Richard King has been succeeded by corporate partner James Waddell as Stevens & Bolton’s managing partner as part of a leadership revamp. King is stepping down after a successful five years in the role. In 2021, the Guildford-headquartered firm reported turnover of £29.1m, bringing the firm to 11 consecutive years of solid revenue growth. Corporate …

Clifford Chance makes up 17 City partners in largest promotion round since 2007

Clifford Chance makes up 17 City partners in largest promotion round since 2007

Clifford Chance (CC) has promoted 37 lawyers to the partnership including 17 in the City, making it the latest Magic Circle firm to announce increased partner rounds in 2022. All of the Magic Circle firms saw a jump in partner promotions this year, including the typically conservative Slaughter and May, which made up eight lawyers, …

Revolving doors: Keystone makes partner group hire as Morgan Lewis builds in City

Revolving doors: Keystone makes partner group hire as Morgan Lewis builds in City

In another batch of strategic recruitment, Keystone Law’s flexible working model has attracted ten new partners, the firm has announced. The new hires include five corporate specialists: Michael Holter, who counts aviation and e-commerce companies among his clients, and Rupert Weber, who has expertise in investments into and from Africa, arrived from McDermott Will & …

The next generation of arbitration

The next generation of arbitration

Harriet Foster Managing associate Orrick Harriet Foster has a wealth of experience acting for clients in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. A recent example of the latter saw her represent an African-based investor in an UNCITRAL arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty with India, concerning the cancellation …

More seats at the table

More seats at the table

‘There was a point where centres in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world started saying, “hang on, we have lots of parties from this region doing international arbitration but they’re all going to London, Paris, Geneva – we should have some of it here”,’ recalls Herbert Smith Freehills London-based global arbitration partner and …