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French duo join niche UK firm

Premium article - 01 November 2006

Top French arbitration specialists Jean-Louis Delvolvé and Jean Rouche have moved to the London construction firm Shadbolt & Co – raising a few eyebrows in Paris

Schwartz swaps Freshfields for LeBoeuf Lamb

Premium article - 01 November 2006

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has lost arbitration partner Eric Schwartz to LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP

Horton joins ADR Chambers

Premium article - 01 November 2006

William Horton is leaving Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP to become a resident arbitrator and mediator at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Chambers in Toronto

Herbert Smith hires Thai specialist

Premium article - 01 November 2006

Herbert Smith LLP has hired Thai dispute resolution specialist Surapol Srangsomwong as partner

Mayer joins Dechert

Premium article - 01 November 2006

Dechert LLP has added Pierre Mayer an international arbitration specialist to its Paris office

Kimmelman joins Allen & Overy

Premium article - 01 November 2006

Allen & Overy LLP has announced that Louis Kimmelman is joining as a partner in New York. Kimmelman, 55, is listed in the current edition of The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration. He starts at his new firm on 2 November

Kenya wins 'World Duty Free'

Premium article - 20 October 2006

The Republic of Kenya has successfully used a bribery defence to defeat a claim by World Duty Free at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington, DC.

Horton leaves Blake Cassels

Premium article - 20 October 2006

William Horton is leaving Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP to become a resident arbitrator and mediator at the Alternative Dispute Resolution Chambers in Toronto.

Swiss amend arbitration act

Premium article - 20 October 2006

Switzerland's legislators have approved changes to the key arbitration statute - the Private International Law Act. The amendment restores the application of the competence-competence principle.

Mayer Brown head goes in-house

Premium article - 20 October 2006

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP dispute resolution head Javier Rubinstein has left to become global general counsel at PricewaterhouseCoopers.