Ropes and Gray adds partner in Seoul

Nov 19, 2014 Ropes & Gray has hired Hyo Young Kang to be a partner in Seoul. Kang will join the corporate practice and work closely with Seoul managing partner William Kim, as well as partners Jaewoo Lee and David Chun. Kang was formerly a partner at Yulchon and Allen & Overy. He joins Ropes from Linklaters, where he was senior consultant. Comments and more »

Milbank promotes nine in 2015

Nov 17, 2014 Milbank 1797] announced nine partner promotions for 2015 that take effect on 1 January of the new year. Earlier this year, The Lawyer ranked Milbank 18th on a list of promotions by the top 20 US…

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Three former Eversheds heads join KWM

Nov 17, 2014 King & Wood Mallesons scooped up former Eversheds London managing partner Cornelius Medvei, former international head of real estate William Naunton and former London head of tax Clive Jones. Naunton and Jones departed…

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Addleshaw Goddard insurance litigation head resigns

Nov 14, 2014 Addleshaw Goddard insurance litigation head Richard Leedham has resigned from the firm. He will be replaced by Mark Pring. Managing partner John Joyce, elected in May, has introduced many management changes. Recently,…

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Bingham approves merger

Nov 14, 2014 Bingham McCutchen partners have reportedly approved the merger with Morgan & Lewis Bockius this week. The deadline to finalize the merger is one week past, but negotions are apparently continuing. Reportedly, the key…

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Linklaters co-US managing partner steps down early

Nov 14, 2014 Jeff Norton, co-US managing partner at Linklaters has relinquished his post nine months before the end of his term. Norton will focus on strengthening the firm's US banking and leveraged finance practice, which has been…

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