People and firms

Australian-Taiwanese academic sets up as arbitrator

An Australian-Taiwanese academic who has helped develop arbitration in Taiwan and shape the Singapore Convention has joined chambers in Singapore with a view to building a practice as an arbitrator.

05 March 2021

Who is sitting at ICSID?

The latest round of panels formed at ICSID includes first-time appointments for Matthew Gearing QC, Jonathan Schiller, Christopher Harris QC, as well as two Botswanan arbitrators and a German academic.

04 March 2021

KWM hires from Simmons & Simmons

Amanda Lees has left Simmons & Simmons, where she was head of arbitration in Singapore, to join King & Wood Mallesons.

04 March 2021

Former Quinn Emanuel lawyer goes solo in Paris

A former Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan senior associate who is France's representative at the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Armand Terrien, has set up his own practice in Paris.

03 March 2021

King & Spalding and Quinn Emanuel hire from Boies Schiller

Ken Beale and Dominic Roughton have left the partnership at Boies Schiller & Flexner in London to join King & Spalding and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan respectively.

02 March 2021

K&L Gates hires energy disputes partner in London

Energy disputes specialist Ben Holland has left Squire Patton Boggs to join K&L Gates as partner in London.

01 March 2021

Bae Kim & Lee rebuilds after recent departures

Bae Kim & Lee has hired a South Korean judge and promoted two new partners as it rebuilds its arbitration team following recent high-profile departures.

26 February 2021

Shearman breakaway firm promotes three counsel

The disputes boutique launched this month by Shearman & Sterling’s former international arbitration heads Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi has promoted three new counsel.

25 February 2021

Dechert partner steps down to focus on arbitrator work

Xavier Nyssen, a former co-chair of Dechert’s international disputes practice, has left the firm’s Paris office to spend more time on his arbitrator work and winery business.

23 February 2021

Von Wobeser promotes three

Mexican firm Von Wobeser y Sierra has promoted Raymundo Soberanis to partner and Pablo Fautsch and Jessika Rocha to counsel in its arbitration team.

22 February 2021

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