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ICC's Latin America head joins Carey

Premium article - 02 February 2007

The director of the International Chamber of Commerce's Dispute Resolution Services for Latin America, Dyal á Jiménez, has left to join Carey & Cía - the largest law firm in Chile.

Two Gulf states announce centres

Premium article - 02 February 2007

Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have both unveiled new arbitral centres, reflecting what practitioners say is a clear growth in arbitral culture in the Arabian Gulf.

McDermott Will launches in Shanghai

Premium article - 02 February 2007

There is an international arbitration related footnote to McDermott Will & Emery LLP's new MWE China Law Offices project, it has emerged.

Blake Cassels promotes Gruber

Premium article - 02 February 2007

Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP has promoted international arbitration specialist David Gruber in Vancouver to partner.

Madrid offers new institute

Premium article - 02 February 2007

Madrid's Chamber of Commerce and the Madrid Bar Association have announced plans to integrate their arbitral institutes.

Gomez-Acebo head leaves over conflicts

Premium article - 01 February 2007

Miguel Ángel Fernandez-Ballesteros, former head of litigation and arbitration at Spanish firm Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, is founding his own arbitration practice.

Baker & McKenzie loses European disputes head

Premium article - 01 February 2007

Baker & McKenzie LLP’s European dispute resolution practice head, Christopher Newmark, is leaving to join forces with Dominic Spenser Underhill in February.

Castello joins LeBoeuf Lamb

Premium article - 01 February 2007

LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae LLP has added international arbitration specialist James Castello to its Paris office as senior counsel.

IBA committee chooses new officers

Premium article - 01 February 2007

The International Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee has announced four promotions and four new officers, effective as of 1 January.

New year ushers in bumper promotions

Premium article - 01 February 2007

The beginning of 2007 saw a host of promotions and lateral hires on both sides of the Atlantic, leading some to speculate that this year will mark a boom in international arbitration.