Kirkland & Ellis has announced the launch of an office in Dallas, its second in Texas.
The branch will open with eight partners, six of whom are being recruited from US
White & Case has hired private equity partner Emmie Jones from Macfarlanes in London.
Aside from a brief stint as general counsel at
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has landed the hire of Dentons Beijing managing partner Sarah Zeng.
Zeng, an M&A and private
Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has recruited associate Ben Bury to its Hong Kong office from Jones Day, where he will join as a
Shearman & Sterling has brought in six partners to launch a new office in Houston, positioning itself to grow its oil and gas practice.
The Houston branch will be led by
K&L Gates has hired Eversheds Sutherland’s Asia head of technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) Nigel Stamp.
UK firms saw a busy week of lateral hires in the past several days. There have been recruitments made across multiple continents involving many firms.
K&L Gates has recruited Jones Day counsel Dooyong Kang to join its Tokyo branch. He will join the firm as a corporate partner.
DLA Piper has released its latest promotions round, making up 62 employees to partner globally, including 10 in the UK.
Of the 10 UK promotions, six are London lawyers: corporate
Slaughter and May has revealed a notably small promotions round, with a modest four partners being made up.
The firm promoted three lawyers to partner in London, and one in