Allen & Overy has made up 18 lawyers to its partnership across 13 countries, with the majority joining non-UK offices. The number is two less than that of 2009. The firm has made up
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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has announced the results of this year’s promotions round, making up 18 new partners. The round saw four more promotions than last
K&L Gates has opened offices in Tokyo and Moscow one week after the firm’s chairman vowed to continue with its strategic growth. The US firm has hired a trio of corporate
A New York state judge dismissed a $500 million lawsuit by Austrian bank Creditanstalt Investment Bank AG against law firm Chadbourne & Parke. The bank had based its legal malpractice claim on allegedly negligent
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sacked 20 prison officials today in response to an investigation into the death of an imprisoned Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Magnitsky, a 37-year-old lawyer representing William
CMS Russia has laid off 30 more employees, including 10 fee earners, in a redundancy round which closed in November. The firm has slashed 61 jobs, including 29 fee-earners, in the year following the merger of CMS'
Simmons & Simmons is to pull out of Russia little more than two years after launching its Moscow office. The top 15 City firm will start shutting down the base with immediate
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted six lawyers to counsel in the firm's latest round of appointments. The magic circle firm, which has two rounds of counsel promotions each year, has promoted one new lawyer
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, and Salans have won roles on a $1.6bn Russian energy deal, which saw the Russian energy giant buy a 51% stake in SeverEnergia from Italian utility
Clifford Chance has appointed Amsterdam head Jan ter Haar as its new Moscow managing partner, after Michael Cuthbert announced his plans to retire from the firm at the end of 2009.
Former Chadbourne & Parke corporate partner Konstantin Konstantinov who joined Dechert earlier this year as part of the firm's Moscow launch, has rejoined his former firm after just four months.
Russian authorities conducting a criminal investigation have raided the Moscow offices of DLA Piper and White & Case. Both firms said they were not directly suspected of any wrongdoing.
Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced that Dmitry Gubarev, Olga Koniuhova and Julia Romanova have been named international partners in connection with the firm’s practice in the Russian Federation. The three new partners
Clifford Chance has relocated Moscow-based banking and finance partner Jared Grubb to its Kiev office. Grubb joins Kiev office head Nick Fletcher, bringing the total number of partners on the ground to two.
Chadbourne’s Moscow senior partner Mikhail Rozenberg and banking and finance specialist Jennifer Handz have decided to remain with the New York firm. Dechert originally announced that Rozenberg, Handz and three