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    HSF hires Simmons partner for Italy office launch

    October 23, 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has hired Laura Orlando from Simmons & Simmons to launch a new Milan office. The Milan base will be first first office for HSF in Italy. Orlando served as leading IP partner for Simmons &…

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    Lex Mundi hires three new senior personnel

    October 20, 2017 International law firm network Lex Mundi has hired three new professionals in its senior ranks. The new hires include Gordon Vala-Webb, Jenny Karlsson and David Sanders. Vala-Webb joins the network as senior advisor…

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    Pinsents team joins HSF in China

    September 25, 2017 A three-member team from Pinsent Masons has been hired by Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in China, as the firm looks to expand in the country. The team includes projects partners Hew Kian Heong, Ellen Zhang, and Michelle…

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    HSF real estate team hired by CMS in Paris

    September 23, 2017 CMS has hired a real estate team from Herbert Smith Freehills in Paris, as the firm continues its global expansion efforts. The team includes HSF head of real estate Pierre Popesco, along with partner Florence Chérel…

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    HSF Thailand dispute resolution head joins BLP

    September 15, 2017 Gavin Margetson has left his position as Thailand head of dispute resolution at Herbert Smith Freehills’s Bangkok office to join Berwin Leighton Paisner. Margetson joins BLP as the firm’s regional international…

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    New general counsel at Zaha Hadid

    September 12, 2017 Zaha Hadid Architects has announced that the firm has named Previtha Kunjuraman as the firm’s new general counsel. Kunjuraman takes over the position from Mike Newton, as is the firm’s third general counsel in the…

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    HSF names Andrew Pike new Australia managing partner

    September 5, 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that Andrew Pike has been named as the firm’s new managing partner for its Australian arm. Pike is currently based in HSF’s Sydney office, where he serves as head of the…

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    HSF names May Tai new Greater China managing partner

    August 18, 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has announced that arbitration partner May Tai will take on a position as managing partner of the firm’s Greater China practice, succeeding current managing partner Julian Copeman. Tai,…

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    Gibson Dunn hires A&O partner Jeffrey Sullivan

    July 12, 2017 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired Jeffrey Sullivan from Allen & Overy (A&O), where he served as an arbitration partner. He will join Gibson Dunn’s London office as a partner with the firm’s arbitration team, where he…

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