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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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    New boutique planned by Gowling, HSF and KWM partners

    October 13, 2016 A group of partners from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), Gowling WLG, and King & Wood Mallesons is planning to launch a new boutique firm in January 2017. The 10-lawyer firm will be named Town Legal and led by managing…

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    Quinn hires from A&O and HSF in Paris

    October 12, 2016 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is boosting its team in Paris with two new hires. The firm picked up Michael Young of Allen & Overy (A&O) and and Isabelle Michou of Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). Young, who was…

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    HSF names Rigotti as sole leader

    October 11, 2016 As Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) transitions away from its dual-CEO leadership structure, the firm has named current co-chief executive Mark Rigotti as its new sole leader. Rigotti will take on his new role as of May…

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    Jones Day hires HSF Middle East finance head

    September 28, 2016 Jones Day has hired Nadim Khan, former Middle East finance head at Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). During his tenure at HSF, Khan was involved in launching the firm’s first Middle East office in Dubai nearly a decade…

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    HSF launches new Melbourne legal services business

    September 19, 2016 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has launched a new alternative legal services centre, the third of its kind for the firm. The new hub in Melbourne will be staffed by approximately 65 staff, including around 50 fee-earners…

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    White & Case grabs 10-partner HSF team in Australia

    September 2, 2016 As White & Case prepares to launch in Australia, the firm has hired away 10 partners from Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). The project finance team was recruited from various HSF locations throughout Australia and Asia,…

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    HSF launches legal services centre in Shanghai

    September 1, 2016 Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has launched a new 13-lawyer legal services operation in Shanghai, expanding on its current alternative legal services business. After launching a global legal services centre in Belfast…

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