More Clifford Chance partner exits in Germany

Mar 4, 2015 Just one day after a partner departed the firm, Clifford Chance lost two more partners in Germany, this pair specializing in energy law, when they departed for White & Case. The news follows yesterday's departure of former German corporate head Arndt Stendel to Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. That news came barely a month following the firm's former co-head of private equity Oliver Felsenstein and private equity partner Burc Hesse departure for Latham & Watkins. The shakeup continues after last years appointment of managing partner Peter Dieners. Clifford Chance conducted a review of its German operations, which resulted in the expectation last Decemebr that up to nine partners would be asked to leave the firm. Comments and more »

Norton Rose Fulbright brings in head to Hong Kong

Mar 2, 2015 Norton Rose Fulbright has brough in capital markets and corporate partner David Anderson from K&L Gates to head its US securities practice in Asia. Anderson will focus on Southeast Asia and build the firm's practice on…

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Two Linklaters partners bolt for Milbank

Feb 26, 2015 Two Linklaters project partners have left the firm after almost 16 years as partner. Matthew Hagopian, co-head of the firm's global energy sector and leader of its global practice in US law energy and project finance…

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Hogan Lovells reappoints chair

Feb 25, 2015 Hogan Lovells reappointed Nicholas Cheffings as chair of the firm for a second term lasting three years. Cheffings' current term ends on 1 April 2015. It is possible that Cheffings was the sole candidate in consideration…

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Magnusson opens in Hong Kong

Feb 25, 2015 Swedish firm Magnusson will open an office in Hong Kong, the result of an association with local firm Advokatfirman Odebjer Fohlin. The association brings partner Kristian Odebjar and Paulo Fohlin into the firm. The…

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Japanese firm first to open office in UK

Feb 25, 2015 Japanese firm Atsumi & Sakai has become the first Japanese firm to establish an office in the UK, having opened an office in London. The office operates under the name Atsumi & Sakai Europe Limited. Atsumi & Sakai…

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