Baker McKenzie hires partner in Tokyo as finance partner departs firm in Hong Kong

Jan 16, 2018 Baker McKenzie has hired Seiji Matsuzoe as a partner in the firm’s Tokyo capital markets practice. Matsuzoe previously worked as a partner at White & Case and specializes in financing matters involving capital market transactions. Meanwhile, Janice Tay of Baker McKenzie member firm Wong & Partners was promoted to the firm’s partnership in Kuala Lumpur. Baker McKenzie also lost partner Damien Whitehead, who joined Ashurst in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Comments and more »

Dechert to offer training contracts in Dublin

Jan 11, 2018 US firm Dechert has announced that the firm will now offer training contracts out of its Dublin office. The move is part of the firm’s strategy to grow its presence in Ireland. Dechert is expected to offer two or…

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Aon hires Edward Smerdon of Sedgwick

Jan 11, 2018 As Sedgwick prepares for the closure of the firm, current London office head Edward Smerdon has accepted a new role at Aon. Upon joining Aon, he will serve as head of legal and technical matters. Smerdon has been with…

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