Gide Loyrette Nouel finance partner set to depart

Jul 3, 2015 Finance partner Fernand Arsanios is leaving the Paris office of Gide Loyrette Nouel to join the financial industry group at Reed Smith. Arsanios spent 11 years at Gide. He spent the first nine years as an associate there and was made a local partner in 2013. Reed Smith has added 29 financial services partners to its offices in London, Paris, Munich and Frankfurt offices in the last three years alone. The firm opened its Frankfurt office in June. Comments and more »

Latest management exit at Olswang

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DLA Piper swallows up team from boutique

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White & Case partners re-elect chairman

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CMS Cameron McKenna re-elects chairman

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Shearman & Sterling partner with Saudi Arabian firm

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Howes Percival finds new planning head

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Dechert re-elects chairman to four-year term

Jun 29, 2015 Partners at Dechert have re-elected the firm's chairman, Andrew Levander, to a second four-year term. Concurrently, CEO Daniel O'Connell has received an extension of his role for one year. Partners at the firm voted for…

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