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    Ashurst PE specialist joins Vinson & Elkins

    October 5, 2016 Shaun Lascelles, who previously worked as a private equity specialist with Ashurst, has joined Vinson & Elkins. Prior to Ashurst, he co-headed the global private equity practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &…

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    K&L Gates snags three new partners

    May 23, 2016 US-based law firm K&L Gates has hired three new partners. Two of the partners join the firm's domestic offices in America. One, Michael Murphy, formerly an energy partner from Vinson & Elkins, will join K&L Gates'…

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    Freshfields partner moves to Vinson & Elkins

    March 8, 2016 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s finance partner Ian Frost has left the firm to move to Vinson & Elkins. Frost spent 10 years among the partner ranks at Freshfields, based mainly in London but working at one point in…

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    Eversheds hires new partner and GM in Saudi Arabia

    August 27, 2015 Eversheds has hired a new partner and general manager for its Saudi Arabia practice. Fahad Al-Dehais joins Eversheds from Vinson & Elkins. Al-Dahais has strong credentials in capital market transactions, including…

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    Vinson & Elkins increases trainee salaries in London

    June 16, 2015 The London office of Vinson & Elkins, a US firm, has given a significant boost to trainee salaries. First year trainee salaries raised from £40,000 to £45,000, or 12.5 per cent, while second year salaries raised from…

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    Two Vinson & Elkins partners to launch boutique

    February 7, 2014 Two long-serving Vinson & Elkins partners have departed the firm to launch their own litigation boutique in Houston, Texas under the name Schick & Copeland. Robert Schick and Morgan Copeland Jr have both worked at…

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    Vinson relocates two partners out of China

    September 30, 2013 Vinson & Elkins continues to reduce its Chinese presence, with the relocation of Beijing-based energy partners Paul Deemer and Rob Patterson to London and Moscow respectively. The move follows the firm’s decision in…

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    Nine partners leave Weil Gotshal's Dallas office

    September 20, 2013 Nine partners are set to leave the Dallas office of Weil Gotshal & Manges, including to former national practice co-chairs. Six of the partners are heading to Sidley Austin’s complex commercial litigation group:…

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    Vinson & Elkins promotes four to partnership

    December 25, 2012 Vinson & Elkins made its annual promotions to the firm’s partnership, elevating Gregory Dillard, Sarah K. Morgan and Darin Schultz in Houston and Marc Rose in Dallas.   “Each of these stellar attorneys has made…

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