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    Walkers recruits corporate partner from Maples in HK

    August 29, 2018 Offshore firm Walkers has hired corporate and finance partner James Gaden from Maples and Calder in Hong Kong. Gaden has over 15 years of experience working on cases in the financial services sector, especially on…

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    DLA follows trend with Dublin launch announcement

    May 16, 2018 DLA Piper has made the official announcement of its Dublin launch, confirming expectations that have been circulating as other firms also set up offices in the city in preparation for Brexit. The first partner hired…

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    Covington to launch Ireland life sciences hub

    September 18, 2017 Covington & Burling has announced its decision to launch a local hub in Ireland, following a similar move by Pinsent Masons, which announced plans to open in Dublin earlier in 2017. A number of firms have considered…

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    Walkers hires Mourant Ozannes finance specialist

    August 11, 2016 Walkers, an offshore firm, has hired finance specialist James Webb, who was previously an associate with Mourant Ozannes in the BVI. Webb will be a partner in Walkers’ Hong Kong office, adding to the current 19-partner…

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    Harneys supposedly latest to plan launch in Bermuda

    July 20, 2015 It is speculated that Harneys is the latest multi-jurisdictional offshore firm with interest in opening an office in Bermuda this year, following the lead of a few other firms. Walkers announced its plans two months ago…

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    Walkers hires partner in Cayman Islands

    July 8, 2015 Walkers is plucking finance and corporate partner James Burch from its rival offshore firm Mourant Ozannes in the Cayman Islands. Burch was with Mourant Ozannes for under a year, having joined the firm from Maples and…

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    Harneys plucks funds team from Appleby

    June 26, 2015 Harneys, an offshore firm in the Cayman Islands, has picked up a four person funds team from rival firm Appleby. The team is headed by former funds head Ian Gobin and includes counsel Matthew Taber and senior associate…

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