Sidley Austin has announced a shake up in its London office leadership, with corporate partner Thomas Thesing taking over as office head from Matthew Dening. Thesing has been a
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has appointed Mukul Chawla QC as its new UK head of corporate crime. Fraud and white-collar crime specialist Chawla has
Withers has reelected its chief executive Margaret Robertson for an uncontested fourth term, extending her leadership until 2021. After joining Withers in 1984, Robertson landed
Meritas, a global independent law firm alliance, has announced the appointment of a new chair of its board Jill Wiley. Wiley is the managing partner of Arizona firm Waterfall Economidis Caldwell Hanshaw & Villamana.
Taylor Wessing has selected its next managing partner in current co-head of international litigation Shane Gleghorn. Gleghorn was hired the firm as a partner in 2006, when
Hogan Lovells has appointed Burkhart Goebel as its new global intellectual property head, beginning 1 July. Currently holding the position of Continental Europe managing
Zaid Ibrahim & Co. has appointed three new leaders in its Vietnamese offices, with Phuong Nguyen being named managing partner in Hanoi and Kevin Hawkins and Tay Zi Li being
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has named M&A partner Julian Pritchard as its next London head of transactions as the current head Simon Marchant plans for
White & Case has named US securities partner Melissa Butler as its new London executive partner, following Oliver Brettle’s departure from the role. Butler, who has extensive
Weightmans has appointed a new senior partner, David Lewis, in the wake of the retirement of Dan Cutts, who exits at the end of the month. Lewis currently leads the firm’s regulatory services. He got his start at
Clifford Chance has reappointed its global head of corporate, Guy Norman, for his second term in the role. Norman’s second term will begin 1 May and take him to 2022. He
Herbert Smith Freehills has made the uncommon commitment to double the headcount of its New York office before its 10-year anniversary in 2022. The firm opened its
Allen & Overy partner Jeffrey Golden has been appointed joint head of chambers at 3 Hare Court. Golden will work together with Simon Davenport QC in the leadershipFormer
Mayer Brown has replaced its managing partner, appointing City-based Jeremy Clay to the leadership position. Mayer Brown has been led by litigator Kenneth Geller since 2009.