US firm Winston & Strawn has announced its decision to close offices in Taipei and Beijing, focusing its Greater China practice on remaining locations in Hong Kong and Shanghai. The Taipei office was opened in 2009,
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King & Spalding has hired Jim Woolery, who joins the firm as its new head of M&A in New York. Woolery joins the firm from Hudson Executive Capital, a hedge fund that he co-founded. He previously served as chair of
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has reported turnover of $44.9m for its London office, continuing a four-year growth trend. The latest figures represent 10% growth over 2015, when the firm’s London turnover was $40.9m.
Perkins Coie has hired IP partner Johnny Chiu of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He worked at the Washington office of Cadwalader, and will join Perkins Coie’s Beijing intellectual property practice. Chiu focuses on
Allen & Overy (A&O) has hired two partners from the Houston office of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft. Gregory Mocek and Anthony Mansfield, who will both work in A&O’s investigations and litigation group, will be based in
Several US firms have hired partners in their international offices this week, expanding their overseas operations. In London, David Adler of McDermott Will & Emery has been hired by Bryan Cave, while Sidley Austin
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 &
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft announced that it will be closing office locations in Beijing and Hong Kong. According to managing partner Patrick Quinn, the firm is shifting its focus to core client groups including
US firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is expanding its London litigation and international arbitration team with the hire of Steven Baker from Bird & Bird. Cadwalader has been steadily expanding its City presence,
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has poached a four-partner team from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft. The antitrust team is led by partner Charles Rule, who will co-chair the antitrust group with Paul Weiss.