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    Herbert Smith Freehills to launch in Malaysia

    January 17, 2017 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is preparing to launch in Kuala Lumpur in May, having recently received a qualified foreign law firm (QFLF) license from the Bar Council in Malaysia. Once the office opens, HSF will be the…

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    Ashurst partner Hammad Akhtar hired by Pinsent Masons

    January 12, 2017 Pinsent Masons has hired Hammad Akhtar, an insurance partner and co-head of graduate recruitment at Ashurst. He joins Pinsent Masons as head of the firm’s corporate division, focusing on the financial sector. Prior…

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    Latham hires energy co-head John Baldson of HSF

    December 15, 2016 Latham & Watkins has hired John Baldson of Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). While at HSF, Baldson served as co-head of the firm’s global energy practice, and previously worked at Clifford Chance before joining HSF as a…

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    Quinn Emanuel hires Mark Hastings of Addleshaws

    December 9, 2016 Mark Hastings has left his post as head of civil fraud and litigation at Addleshaw Goddard to join Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. Hastings joined Addleshaws after training at Herbert Smith Freehills, and has led the…

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    White & Case hires more HSF lawyers in Australia

    November 5, 2016 White & Case has hired more lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) in Australia as part of its plan to launch new offices in Melbourne and Sydney. White & Case first announced its Australian launch two months ago,…

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    Stewarts Law hires HSF head of advocacy

    November 1, 2016 Stewarts Law has hired Ian Gatt QC, who has left his post as head of advocacy at Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). He has been hired on as a partner at Stewarts Law. Gatt joined HSF in 2005 and previously worked at…

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    Ropes hires Hitching of HSF

    October 21, 2016 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) finance partner Malcolm Hitching has moved to Ropes & Gray, which has hired several new recruits in its private equity, finance, and litigation departments with the past 18 months. While…

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    White & Case hires BNY Mellon EMEA regulatory head

    October 13, 2016 White & Case has hired James Greig, former EMEA regulatory head at BNY Mellon. Greig will be joining the firm's London-based financial services team. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Greig was a partner at PwC, and was…

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