Linklaters has lost partner Peggy Wang, who managed a key relationship between the firm and private equity house Carlyle Group in Asia. Wang departed for partnership with US firm White & Case in its Hong Kong office.
Greenberg Traurig Maher has hired Sidley Austin corporate partner Dorothee Fischer-Appelt to join its London office. Prior to joining Greenberg, Fischer-Appelt spent almost four years at Sidley Austin, where she mainly
Chinese firm Dacheng is set to merge with global firm Dentons in a move that will make it the world’s largest firm by headcount. The combined firm will have more than 6,500 lawyers. Due to Chinese regulatory
Osborne Clarke has hired away Taylor Wessing partner Andrew Goodman and boutique-firm New Quadrant Partners' Stuart Janaway to re-establish its private client practice. The new partners began their roles 19
US firm Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has made plans to close its Hong Kong and Shanghai offices in June 2015, after seven years in Asia. The firm will maintain its license to operate as a foreign law firm in
Clifford Chance managing partner Matthew Layton announced the appointment of a new COO and the creation of the global head of innovation and business change, in a move that signals the firm's new direction under his
Hogan Lovells announced partner Samantha Campbell as head of the firm’s Vietnam offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, effective March. Campbell joins from Gide Loyrette Nouel, where she was heading the Vietnam
Baker & McKenzie has brought on Alessandro Matteini as local partner to strengthen its Real Estate department in Italy. Matteini specializes in extraordinary transactions, real estate law and financing and has experience