White & Case promotes 41 in larger promotion round to date

Oct 18, 2018 [White & Case 17] has completed its largest promotion round to date, with 41 partners promoted worldwide. The firm promoted 13 in London, along with 12 in the US, including 10 n New York and two in Washington DC. According to executive committee member Oliver Brettle, the promotions align with the firm’s goal to boost its presence in New York and London. The London promotions include Lucy Bullock, Helen Levendi, Tom Matthews, Hyder Jumabhoy, and Michael Mountain in M&A, Shameer Shah and Richard Lloyd in banking, Heather Rees and Monica Holden in capital markets, Jonah Anderson in white collar, James Holden in arbitration, Laura Hoyland in tax, and John Rogerson in litigation. Comments and more »

Ince insurance head exits for Stephenson Harwood

Oct 15, 2018 Joe O’Keefe has left his post as global insurance head at Ince & Co for a new position at Stephenson Harwood. O’Keefe, who has been with Ince since 1991, specializes in insurance matters involving shipping,…

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White & Case brings on Kirkland partner in London

Oct 15, 2018 White & Case has hired Gilles Teerlinck, a capital markets partner who joins the firm’s London office. He focuses on international securities transactions, and specializes in high yield debt securities. Teerlinck…

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Ashurst boosts NQ pay to nearly £100,000

Oct 15, 2018 Ashurst has announced that the firm has boosted its pay rates for newly qualified (NQ) lawyers. Base salary for newly qualified solicitors has been increased from £76,000 to £82,000, with a potential total pay package…

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Ropes & Gray M&A partner heads for Haiwen

Oct 15, 2018 Haiwen & Partners has hired Jieni Gu, who joins the firm as an international partner. Gu comes to the firm from Ropes & Gray and will be based in Shanghai. Gu specializes in mergers and acquisitions, with a particular…

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Clydes reorganizes management in Hong Kong

Oct 12, 2018 Clyde & Co has announced that Christopher Jobson, who currently heads up the firm’s Abu Dhabi office, will take on a new role in Hong Kong. Upon joining the Hong Kong office, Jobson will have a regional management…

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White & Case brings on HSF infrastructure partner

Oct 12, 2018 White & Case has hired Simon Caridia, an infrastructure partner from Herbert Smith Freehills. He joins the firm’s London office, and is the firm’s 13th lateral partner hire in the City this year. Caridia began his…

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HFW hires Andrew Thomas in London

Oct 8, 2018 HFW has hired Andrew Thomas as a senior project finance partner in the firm’s London office. He joins HFW from Andrews Kurth, bringing HFW’s global energy practice to a total of 33 partners throughout 20 of the…

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