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20 Essex St wins Queen's award

Premium article - 01 April 2006

One of London’s premier arbitration sets, 20 Essex Street, has won an award for international trade. The chambers is among organisations receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2006. It is honoured in the ‘Outstanding Achievement in International Trade’ category.

20 Essex St wins Queen's award

Premium article - 01 April 2006

One of London’s premier arbitration sets, 20 Essex Street, has won an award for international trade. The chambers is among organisations receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2006. It is honoured in the ‘Outstanding Achievement in International Trade’ category.

Moser 'retires' to pastures new

Premium article - 01 April 2006

Michael Moser has joined O’Melveny & Myers LLP as co-head of its Asian practice. The switch should create more time for sitting as an arbitrator, he says.

Kilpatrick poaches from V&E

Premium article - 01 April 2006

US firm Kilpatrick Stockton has boosted its London arbitration practice, hiring Stephen York from rivals Vinson & Elkins.

UK College wins arbitration moot

Premium article - 01 April 2006

A top London law school has won the 13th Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Paul Hastings hires Jones Day partner

Premium article - 01 April 2006

Paul Hastings has boosted its arbitration group in Tokyo, hiring Haig Oghighian from rivals Jones Day.

Rees ditches Norton Rose for Debevoise

Premium article - 01 April 2006

Peter Rees has left Norton Rose for Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Rees was Norton Rose’s head of global dispute resolution.

Top Chinese arbitration official arrested

Premium article - 01 April 2006

Wang Sheng Chang, vice chairman and secretary general of the China International and Economic Trade Arbitration Commission, has been arrested.

Petrec panel emerges triumphant

Premium article - 01 April 2006

Three arbitrators at the centre of a corruption claim have been vindicated. A federal court judge in Texas has dismissed bribery allegations against Hans Van Houtte, Andrew Berkeley and Ian Meakin without detailed inquiry.

Freshfields promotes Mohtashami

Premium article - 25 March 2006

Reza Mohtashami has been appointed partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, confirming the firm's ambitions for international arbitration in the Middle East and extending its arbitration group's coverage further.