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    DWF makes key leadership hire from Freshfields

    August 6, 2018 DWF has appointed Anup Kollanethu as its first chief executive of managed services. He joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he has served as chief of business operations. As director of Freshfields’ legal…

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    DWF builds IP practice with veteran hire in Paris

    August 2, 2018 DWF has hired intellectual property (IP) litigator Simon Christiaën from Paris-based firm Lazareff Le Bars. Christiaën has over two decades of experience in IP, having begun his career at Cabinet Lamoureux in 1993.…

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    DWF hires City construction head from Simmons

    June 5, 2018 DWF has hired construction partner Iftikhar Ali from Simmons & Simmons in London. Ali will join DWF’s insurance practice, focusing his efforts on construction, power, and engineering cases. At Simmons he worked as…

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    DWF gets approval for Qatar launch

    February 19, 2018 DWF has been granted a license to open an office in Qatar. The office will be the firm’s fourth in the Middle East, after opening branches in Dubai, Jeddah, and Riyadh, beginning with Dubai in 2015. The license,…

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    DWF gets foothold in Turkey through alliance

    February 15, 2018 DWF has made an alliance with Turkish firm Özkan Law to open an offering in the country. The agreement gifts DWF with 12 lawyers in Turkey, with managing partner Orkun Özkan at the helm. The firm’s clientele…

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