People and firms

Covington promotes from Ukraine team in DC

Clovis Trevino, who helped Ukraine’s Naftogaz win a US$5 billion award against Russia, has been promoted to the partnership at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC.

03 October 2023

Quinn Emanuel sets sights on Singapore

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is planning to open an office in Singapore managed by Duncan Watson KC, who will relocate from Hong Kong.

02 October 2023

Jenner & Block practice head joins Cooley

Charlie Lightfoot has left Jenner & Block in London, where he was global chair of the international arbitration practice, to take up the same role at Cooley in London.

02 October 2023

Addleshaw Goddard recruits in Paris

Ioana Knoll-Tudor has left French firm Jeantet, where she launched and led the international arbitration practice, to join the partnership at Addleshaw Goddard in Paris.

02 October 2023

Mayer Brown hires from King & Spalding in Houston

Latin American disputes practitioner David Weiss has left King & Spalding to join the partnership at Mayer Brown in Houston.

28 September 2023

Israeli firm hires government lawyer as practice head

Roy Schondorf, who served for nine years as the deputy attorney general of Israel, has joined Israeli firm Herzog Fox & Neeman as its head of international dispute resolution.

27 September 2023

Chilean boutique names new partner

Disputes practitioner Karl Conrads has been promoted to the partnership at Chilean boutique Ugarte & Correa.

26 September 2023

Quinn Emanuel opens in UAE with KWM hires

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is launching offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with the hires of Joanne Strain and Parnika Chaturvedi from King & Wood Mallesons.

25 September 2023

Morgan Lewis hires from Al Tamimi

Sara Koleilat-Aranjo has left the partnership at Al Tamimi & Company to join Morgan Lewis & Bockius in Dubai as its new head of disputes in the Middle East and Africa.

25 September 2023

Malaysian Bar president resigns from AIAC

The president of the Malaysian Bar has resigned from the advisory board of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) after its members were asked to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

25 September 2023

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