People and firms

Lord Kerr joins London chambers

Following his retirement from the UK Supreme Court, Lord Kerr has joined Francis Taylor Building Chambers in London to accept arbitrator appointments.

20 October 2020

Australian firm practice head joins London set

Russell Thirgood has left his role as head of arbitration at Australian firm McCullough Robertson to join the arbitrator wing of the International Arbitration Centre (IAC) in London.

19 October 2020

CMS partner heads for Australian boutique

Disputes and investigations practitioner Adam Greaves has left the partnership at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang to join the London office of Australian boutique Lipman Karas.

14 October 2020

White & Case and Queen Mary look at post-pandemic world in new survey

White & Case and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London have launched their 2020 international arbitration survey, focusing on the adaptability of this form of dispute resolution in a world transformed by the coronavirus pandemic and other global changes.

13 October 2020

White & Case promotes three

White & Case has promoted three members of its international arbitration team to the partnership, including two associates who last year helped win a US$650 million ICC award in a dispute over an Angolan mobile operator.

12 October 2020

Silva Romero to steer ICC institute

Dechert partner Eduardo Silva Romero has been appointed as the new chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the fourth in its 40-year history.

12 October 2020

Former Curtis duo to join Squire Patton Boggs in Paris

Sabrina Aïnouz and Jérôme Lehucher, who spent a decade working together at Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle, have joined the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs in Paris.

08 October 2020

Mayer Brown hires Brazilian partner in London

Brazilian national Luiz Aboim has left White & Case to join the partnership at Mayer Brown in London, bringing experience of disputes in Portuguese-speaking countries in Latin America and Africa.

07 October 2020

Bär & Karrer promotes new partners

Swiss firm Bär & Karrer has promoted international arbitration practitioners Cinzia Catelli and Pascal Hachem to the partnership in Zurich.

06 October 2020

Former CMS practice head goes solo

The former head of international arbitration at CMS, Dorothee Ruckteschler, is leaving the firm after almost three decades to practice as an independent arbitrator in Stuttgart.

05 October 2020

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