Revolving Doors: City hires for KWMSJB and Kaye Scholer; international recruits for Dentons and Eversheds

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This week’s lateral hiring has seen international firms King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWMSJB) and US firm Kaye Scholer expand in London, while Dentons made a c-suite recruit in Europe and Eversheds hired in Hong Kong.

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Revolving doors: High profile hires for DLA; Chadbourne; Dentons; Osborne Clarke; Simmons and Winston & Strawn

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High profile lateral moves between some of the largest global law firms last week saw DLA Piper hire a four-strong real estate team from RPC in London led by Stephen Malley; Chadbourne & Parke strengthen its City project finance team with the hire of Shearman & Sterling partner Julien Bocobza; Dentons bring in Clifford Chance (CC) partner Perry Zizzi to head its banking & finance group in Bucharest; with further international hires for Osborne Clarke, Simmons & Simmons and Winston & Strawn. Continue reading “Revolving doors: High profile hires for DLA; Chadbourne; Dentons; Osborne Clarke; Simmons and Winston & Strawn”

Revolving Doors: Monckton attracts public law team; Arnold & Porter launches City financial services; Dentons grows in HK

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The past week saw Monckton Chambers attract a five-barrister public law team led by Ian Wise QC from Doughty Street Chambers, as Arnold & Porter launched a City financial services practice with the hire of Katten Muchin Rosenman’s Tim Aron, Dentons grew its Hong Kong finance practice with the hire of Jeff Chen from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft and Mayer Brown established a corporate and securities practice in its Palo Alto office with a dual partner relocation. Continue reading “Revolving Doors: Monckton attracts public law team; Arnold & Porter launches City financial services; Dentons grows in HK”

Revolving Doors: DLA hires in France and the US; Simmons grows Bristol; Gibson Dunn expands in Beijing and Hong Kong

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International expansion last week saw DLA Piper hire Holman Fenwick Willan’s (HFW) Paris head of tax Hervé Israël and bolster its US practice with a double litigation partner hire from Greenberg Traurig, while Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher expanded in Beijing and Hong Kong. Closer to home, Simmons & Simmons bolstered its growing Bristol presence with the hire of Osborne Clarke corporate partner Patrick Graves. Continue reading “Revolving Doors: DLA hires in France and the US; Simmons grows Bristol; Gibson Dunn expands in Beijing and Hong Kong”

Revolving doors: Senior hires for Withers, Baker & McKenzie, Brown Rudnick and TLT

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The past week saw Withers hire Taylor Wessing’s head of contentious trusts and estates as the BBC’s head of litigation returned to private practice with a move to Baker & McKenzie, and Brown Rudnick and TLT made strategic hires in intellectual property (IP) and real estate respectively. Continue reading “Revolving doors: Senior hires for Withers, Baker & McKenzie, Brown Rudnick and TLT”

Revolving Doors: Strategic UK hires for Irwin Mitchell; Simmons; Speechly and Winckworth Sherwood

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A series of lateral hires across the UK last week saw Irwin Mitchell take on a trio of commercial litigation partners from Eversheds, DLA Piper and Matthew Arnold Baldwin (MAB), while Simmons & Simmons bolstered its information technology team with a hire from DLA, and Speechly Bircham and Winckworth Sherwood hired into their planning and real estate practices respectively. Continue reading “Revolving Doors: Strategic UK hires for Irwin Mitchell; Simmons; Speechly and Winckworth Sherwood”

Revolving Doors: White & Case disputes partner joins the Bar as McGuireWoods; Covington and Simmons make key hires

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The latest standout lateral moves have seen White & Case litigator Paul Cowen return to the Bar as McGuireWoods expands its City restructuring offering with a hire from DLA Piper, and Covington & Burling and Simmons & Simmons boost their competition groups in Brussels with hires from Clifford Chance (CC) and Olswang respectively. Continue reading “Revolving Doors: White & Case disputes partner joins the Bar as McGuireWoods; Covington and Simmons make key hires”

Revolving Doors: Brodies hires Transocean former GC as Squire Sanders and Bird & Bird make key hires

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The past week was one for lateral hires outside the City, as Brodies boosted its oil and gas practice with the hire of former Transocean general counsel for Africa and the Mediterranean, Tom Hickey; Squire Sanders beefed up its construction team in Manchester with former head of construction and engineering and corporate services at Pannone, Sean McCay; and Bird & Bird bolstered its Brussels base with the second competition partner exit from Ashurst’s Brussels office in two months. Continue reading “Revolving Doors: Brodies hires Transocean former GC as Squire Sanders and Bird & Bird make key hires”