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    US firms scoop up KWM partners in Europe

    December 21, 2016 A number of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) partners have been hired by US firms in Europe during a wave of exits following KWM’s European woes. Among the US firms hiring KWM partners are Covington & Burling, Orrick,…

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    SPB hires international arbitration head in Tokyo

    September 29, 2016 Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) has hired Haig Oghigian to head up the firm’s Tokyo-based international arbitration practice. Oghigian previously headed up the commercial disputes practice at K&L Gates and held a prior role…

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    K&L Gates replaces Kalis with two new leaders

    September 23, 2016 K&L Gates is slated to replace the role of leader Peter Kalis with two successors once he steps down next year. Kalis currently works in a role that encompasses chairman and global managing partner…

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    K&L Gates leader Kalis to step down

    September 8, 2016 Peter Kalis, chairman and managing partner of K&L Gates, will step dow from his position once his term ends in February. He has been the firm’s leader continuously for the past two decades, having started in 1997. The…

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    Russian BLP branch hires Asia practice head from K&L

    August 19, 2016 Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Russian branch, Goltsblat BLP, has hired Sergey Milanov from K&L Gates. Milanov worked in K&L’s Moscow and Tokyo offices, and will join Goltsblat BLP as a partner in the firm’s Asia…

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    K&L Gates nabs KWM team to open German office

    July 18, 2016 K&L Gates is opening its third German office in Munich, Germany after poaching a three-lawyer team from King & Wood Mallesons. The team comprises investment management partner Hilger von Livonius, counsel Philipp…

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    Latham & Watkins loses partner to Morgan Lewis

    March 2, 2016 EU competition partner Omar Shah of Latham & Watkins is departing the firm to join Morgan Lewis in London. Morgan Lewis is expanding its antitrust and competition practice there. Shah has been a partner at Latham for…

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    K&L Gates promotes 50 in global round

    February 17, 2016 K&L Gates promoted 50 partners globally in its latest promotions round, matching its figure from last year. Most of the promotions are located in the United States, but a several promotions came scattered throughout the…

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