Linklaters hires James Douglas of Ropes & Gray

May 24, 2017 Linklaters has hired James Douglas, who will join the firm’s restructuring team in London. Douglas is a partner at the London office of US firm Ropes & Gray, where he is a member of the special situations group. While at Ropes & Gray, Douglas has worked with clients including Hutchinson Investors, TPG Special Situation Partners, and KKR Credit. He became a partner at Ropes in 2010. The hire follows a number of exits from Linklaters’ restructuring team, from which Sidley Austin has recruited. Comments and more »

Sullivan & Cromwell opens Brussels office

May 23, 2017 US firm Sullivan & Cromwell has opened its new Brussels office, which will be led by Michael Rosenthal. The firm hired Rosenthal from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he served as EU competition and antitrust…

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Shearman partners head to Quinn Emanuel in Brussels

May 22, 2017 Two Shearman & Sterling partners have left the firm to join Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in Brussels. The new hires include Stephen Mavroghenis and Miguel Rato, who both worked as competition lawyers at Shearman.…

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Eversheds revenue up 8 per cent following merger

May 22, 2017 The newly combined Eversheds Sutherland has revealed its first financial results since its recent merger, reporting revenue of £438.6m. The figure represents an 8 per cent increase. Net profit fell 4 per cent to…

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