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Korean institute chooses new president

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Korea’s Commercial Arbitration Board has appointed Jae-Hyun Kim as president.

Crowell & Moring adds Asia specialist

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Crowell & Moring LLP has strengthened its London office with the hire of a dual-qualified, India and English law, arbitration specialist.

Winston & Strawn adds US State Department lawyer

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Winston & Strawn LLP has hired an investment treaty disputes specialist from the US State Department. Mark Clodfelter joined the firm as of counsel on 4 September after seven years representing the US state in disputes. He will remain in Washington, DC.

Clifford Chance moves two to US

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Clifford Chance’s plans to challenge the domination by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and King & Spalding in Latin American arbitrations took another step last month, after it moved two specialists from London to the United States.

UK's ex-attorney general joins Debevoise

Premium article - 01 September 2007

One of the UK’s leading barristers has opted to join Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, after stepping down as attorney general. Lord Peter Goldsmith QC’s preference for an international firm over the bar would have been amazing once, but is now viewed as a sign of the times.

Freshfields completes reshuffle

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Constantine Partasides is now established at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, as envisaged in the firm’s plan to rebalance its Paris and London arbitration groups.

Houston, do we have a problem?

Premium article - 01 September 2007

Is the American Lawyer Scorecard’s cover jinxed? The new edition of the arbitration survey had a photo of lawyers from three firms. Since it was published, in late summer, two of the firms have suffered shock exits.

ICC heads to Iran

Premium article - 31 August 2007

The International Chamber Commerce is holding its first-ever arbitration seminar in Iran.

Partasides completes move to London

Premium article - 31 August 2007

Constantine Partasides started work at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London on Tuesday, completing a plan to rebalance the firm's Paris and London arbitration groups.

Oil company fights Kazakhstan for drilling rights

Premium article - 31 August 2007

The oil company bringing an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Kazakhstan has picked Clifford Chance to represent it.