Olswang confirmed recently that Nigel Rea, its head of strategic development, left the firm in May of this year. Rea headed the strategic planning, opportunity assessment and operational effectiveness at Olswang for just
DLA Piper has added a corporate team in Perth by recruiting three partners from boutique firm Hardy Bowen. The team is headed up by partners Michael Bowen, Scott Gibson and Marc Wilshaw. Bowen co-founded Hardy Bowen in
White & Case has re-elected its chairman Hugh Verrier to a third consecutive term in his post that will stretch until 2019. Verrier was formerly Moscow head before being elected to be chairman for the first time in 2007.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has absorbed an energy and projects team with three partners, two of whom were group heads, from Hogan Lovells. The three partners are Matthew Williams, who was global co-head of energy and
CMS Cameron McKenna partners re-elected the firm's chairman, Cornelius Brandi, to a second term of four years, ending in June 2019. The firm's partners met last week to discuss plans for the firm's future strategy and
Shearman & Sterling have partnered with a firm in Saudi Arabia, paving way for the firm originally founded in the US to operate in three Saudi Arabian cities - Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Khobar. The firm, which has had an
A few months after its head of planning departed, Howes Percival has named Paul Wootton as successor to the role. Wootton was working at Eversheds since 1997 and ended his time there after serving as head of the firm's
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