KPMG has hired two partners from Norton Rose Fulbright, boosting the firm’s presence in London and Sydney.
Osborne Clarke from
Osborne Clarke has hired on two new partners in London, both of whom join the firm’s employment practice.
Andrew Chamberlain joins
Walkers has hired corporate and finance partner James Gaden from Maples and Calder in Hong Kong.
Gaden has over 15
HFW has landed a key hire in construction partner Kijong Nam from Ince & Co in London.
Kijong joined Ince & Co in 2011, and had a key role in
Baker McKenzie has promoted 68 lawyers in its 2018 global promotion round, including six in London.
Between the 68 new promotions, 40% of which are female, and the firm’s 53
DWF has made a number of hires in preparation for the launch of its fourth Australian office.
Most notably the firm picked up a team of five partners from
Pinsent Masons’ Singapore alliance firm Pinsent Mason MPillay is ready to launch Vario, its flexible lawyer service.
Clyde & Co has recruited Norton Rose Fulbright partner Cameron Thomson for its Sydney office.
Thomson specializes in real estate,
Pinsent Masons has appointed Alison Laird as its first regional head of innovation and project delivery. The region she will oversee is Asia Pacific.
Laird will work remotely
DLA Piper has released its latest promotions round, making up 62 employees to partner globally, including 10 in the UK.
Of the 10 UK promotions, six are London lawyers: corporate
Dentons has announced its promotions round, with 36 lawyers being made up globally, but just five in the UK.
Of the five UK promotions, four are at Dentons’ London office:
Clifford Chance has hired Peter Coney to lead its litigation and dispute resolution in Tokyo.
Coney began as a solicitor in Australia in 1999, before holding positions at
Herbert Smith Freehills, previously assumed to be a shoe-in for incumbent James Palmer, now sees a challenger with Mark Shillito.
The senior partner race at
Baker McKenzie has announced the appointment of special counsel Eva Hucker as its new director of global corporate real estate.
The newly created role is designed to place
Ashurst has hired two partners for its Canberra office, one from Norton Rose Fulbright and the other from