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    Weil to close Dubai location

    February 16, 2017 Weil, Gotshal & Manges has announced that the firm will be closing its Dubai branch, which opened in 2009. The Dubai office is Weil’s only location in the Middle East, and the firm plans to move partner Joseph…

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    HSF closes Qatar office

    February 10, 2017 Just days after Clifford Chance announced its Doha office closure, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has also announced it will close its office in Qatar. The firm will incorporate its Qatari practice into its other offices…

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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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