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White & Case Paris duo forms antitrust boutique

Jan 19, 2009 Two White & Case lawyers, Sylvain Justier and Vincent Jaunet, have left the firm’s Paris office to establish their own boutique. The new boutique called Magenta will focus on competition law matters across the…

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Bakers elects new Paris chief Fabre

Jun 11, 2008 Baker & McKenzie has elected a new managing partner for its Paris office, with Regis Fabre stepping into the role from 1 July for a two-year term. The competition partner takes over from previous co-managing partners…

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Jobs for junior lawyers dry up as boom ends

May 14, 2008 Britain’s largest law firms are reducing the number of junior lawyers they are hiring amid concerns that debt finance and corporate takeover work both in London and overseas has largely dried up. A partner of one of…

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SocGen turns to Skadden for class action battle

Mar 27, 2008 Societe Generale has called in US giant Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom to battle a class action law suit brought by shareholders following recent heavy losses sustained by the French lender. The class action has…

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Mayer Brown scoops French Shearman partner Dugué

Feb 9, 2008 Mayer Brown has boosted its international arbitration practice with the hire of a Shearman & Sterling partner in Paris. Christophe Dugué, who joined Shearman in 1990 becoming European counsel in 1997 and partner in…

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DLA Piper raids fledgling Proskauer Paris office

Jan 13, 2008 DLA Piper has boosted its Paris arm with the hire of a three-partner team from Proskauer Rose, taking seven lawyers in total. The departures from Proskauaer come just four months after the firm merged with Parisian…

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K&L Gates assaults French market with Paris launch

Jan 10, 2008 K&L Gates has continued its current expansionist momentum into the New Year with the launch of a new office in Paris today. The French outpost has been launched with two former partners of Paris firm Kahn and Associés,…

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Jones Day secures Clifford Chance Partner Ted Kamman

Jan 6, 2008 Jones Day has hired corporate and finance partner Ted Kamman from the French practice of Clifford Chance. Kamman's practice focuses on investment banks and issuers in securities offerings in the US and European capital…

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