Clifford Chance has elected Spanish practice chief Alfonso Benavides to the position of global real estate head. Benavides will succeed Cliff McAuley, who has led the group since 2003 and is now retiring from the firm.
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Pannone has appointed a new Managing Partner, with the role going to the firm’s clinical negligence head Emma Holt after an uncontested election. Holt has been a partner at the Manchester firm since 1998. She is set
Linklaters has announced the promotion of 14 lawyers to the partnership. This year’s promotions round is a little lighter than the 2009 round, when 18 lawyers were made up to
White & Case has promoted bank and finance restructuring counsel Baldwin Cheng to the partnership and has relocated him from Hong Kong to Beijing. The firm continues its efforts to
The top legal role in Middle East energy giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co (Saudi Aramco) has been awarded to lawyer David Kultgen, who has worked with the company for 37 years after joining directly from law school. He will
Addleshaw Goddard litigation partner Monica Burch has won the partnership’s backing to succeed senior partner Paul Lee following a contested election. Addleshaw Goddard
Linklaters since 2001 who led the banking and capital markets practice since 2004 – has been elected the new head of the firm's German officeCarl-Peter Feick – a partner at the
Arent Fox. After 14 years in the top role Marc Fleischaker has steppedMark Katz, formerly the co-chair of the business department, has been appointed as the new chairperson at
K&L Gates has promoted 28 lawyers to the firm’s partnership. The firm’s corporate practice received six promotions, while other teams to benefit included real estate, investment management, tax, employee benefits and
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced that the firm has elected 13 new partners, effective January 1, 2009. The new partners represent a wide range of practice areas and geographical regions. "We are happy to continue
Kirkland & Ellis has appointed 67 of its lawyers to partner, with five of the US firm’s City associates being promoted...
Lovells has announced a bumper crop of counsel promotions, with 46 associates getting the nod. The promotions, effective 1 May, are spread across firm’s offices worldwide with 27 in continental Europe, 11 in the City,
Company charges 'Desperate Housewives' star promoted wrong brand. Teri Hatcher is being told to pucker up and pay $2.4 million to a skin-care products company that says she promoted the wrong lip gloss.