Topic: Boutiques

New Amsterdam boutique expands

Ysquare, a Dutch disputes boutique that launched last year, has grown its arbitration team to five – hiring Bregje Korthals Altes from the partnership at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.

15 September 2020

Austrian boutique merges with US-UK-Australian firm

Austrian arbitration boutique Zeiler Partners has merged with Floyd Zadkovich, a US-UK-Australian outfit with a focus on shipping and commodities, to create a new firm with offices on three continents.

28 August 2020

Disputes boutique opens in Paris and Montreal

Two practitioners who are bringing the first known investment treaty claim against Norway have launched a transatlantic disputes boutique based in Paris and Montreal.

03 August 2020

Brazilian lawyers launch London boutique

Three lawyers including a former partner at a Mayer Brown associate firm have opened a new Brazil-focused disputes boutique in London.

24 July 2020

Former PLMJ lawyer launches boutique

Pacôme Ziegler has left PLMJ to launch an arbitration boutique that will target “unmet demand” for disputes in Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions.

22 July 2020

Skrine trio launch Kuala Lumpur boutique

Three partners who have collectively worked at Malaysian firm Skrine for over half a century have left to open their own disputes boutique in Kuala Lumpur.

17 July 2020

Hanefeld opens in Paris with ICC hire

Hamburg-based disputes boutique Hanefeld has recruited former ICC counsel Maria Hauser-Morel to staff a new office in Paris.

09 March 2020

Braghetta launches Brazilian boutique

Adriana Braghetta has left her role as co-head of arbitration at Brazilian firm LO Baptista to set up her own boutique in São Paulo.

05 February 2020

Ex-White & Case lawyer opens London boutique

Tomas Vail, a former White & Case lawyer who has worked on several CIS-related arbitrations including defending Russia against a US$12 billion investment treaty claim, has opened a boutique in London.

08 October 2019

Boutique departures continue as Seraglini joins Freshfields

Christophe Seraglini is leaving Betto Seraglini, the Parisian disputes boutique he co-founded seven years ago, to join the partnership at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris.

18 September 2019

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