Weekly Update – 30th August 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland Quinn poaches RPC’s competition head The US disputes specialist firm has recruited Lambros Kilaniotis to jointly lead its UK competition practice with partner Kate Vernon. Skadden hires corporate partner from Slaughter and May in London Robert Chaplin will join Skadden’s corporate practice in London after 25 years at Slaughters where he […]

Weekly Update – 22nd August 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland BCLP partner exits for Kirkland Louisa Cobbe has joined Kirkland’s London office. She trained at legacy BLP, qualifying in 2010. She made partner at the newly-merged firm in 2019. Kirkland bags investment funds partner from Ashurst Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its investment funds practice by swiping a partner from Ashurst’s […]

Weekly Update – 15th August 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland Paul Hastings lands IP hire from Bakers Jason Raeburn joins the ranks of the firm after 12 years at Baker McKenzie. He specialises in intellectual property disputes relating to software development and licensing, cloud, and AI-related implementations. Paul Hastings finance duo to exit firm Duo Richard Kitchen and Amin Doulai are […]

Weekly Update – August 8th 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland Armstrong Teasdale adds IP quartet from Phillips & Leigh as London expansion continues The quartet include Jim Boff, Martin Hammler, Arthur Boff and James McAllister, who will be joined by a number of support staff. The team focuses on a range of IP, including patents, trademarks, designs, domain name registrations and […]

Weekly Update – 1st August 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland Ropes partner exits after four years A Ropes & Gray London partner has left the firm after nearly four years, The Lawyer has learned. Carol Van der Vorst has exited the US firm’s finance group, having joined in 2018. Skadden replenishes arbitration team with A&O hire Kate Davies QC joins Skadden […]

Weekly Update – 25th July 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland Four-partner Latham finance team lands at Paul Hastings in London Paul Hastings has officially unveiled a four-partner finance team secured from Latham & Watkins in London, including Latham’s former global banking co-chair and the former co-chairs of its London finance department.  Mo Nurmohamed, Ross Anderson, Karan Chopra and Rob Davidson have […]

Weekly Update – July 18th 2022

Moves: UK & Ireland RPC hires from Dentons for new GC role RPC has hired Dentons’ deputy general counsel as its first-ever in-house legal chief. Reshma Raja has joined RPC as its general counsel. Paul Hastings Anticipates ‘Large and Exponential Effect’ From Latham Lateral Team Paul Hastings has high ambitions for the four-partner finance team […]

Weekly Update – 8th July 2022

Ukrainian Legal Developments: Ukraine Bar Association opens to foreign members The Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA) has opened its membership to foreign lawyers to raise new sources of income to support its work following Russia’s invasion. By paying an annual €200 (£171) fee, the association says UK lawyers, and others, can apply to become international participants. […]

Fides Search welcomes back former Director, Shirin Stanley

We are pleased to announce that Shirin Stanley is re-joining Fides as an independent consultant. Shirin enjoys nearly 20 years’ experience of Search and Selection across Legal and Financial Services. Her geographic coverage spans Europe, Middle East and Asia. She previously established the Middle Eastern offering for a leading search firm in the UAE. She […]