People and firms

Dechert lawyer heads for European boutique

Dániel Dózsa, who has acted for and against Eastern European countries in investment treaty cases, has left Dechert to join the partnership at newly launched disputes boutique Queritius in Budapest.

30 November 2020

Lalive promotes in London and Geneva

Lorraine de Germiny, who is defending Romania in a US$5 billion ICSID dispute, has been promoted to partner in the London office of Lalive, while Augustin Barrier has been made counsel in Geneva.

26 November 2020

White & Case promotes four

White & Case has promoted Oleg Todua in Moscow and Aditya Singh in Singapore to local partner, and Tom Cameron in Paris and Verena Gross in Doha to counsel.

25 November 2020

Fietta promotes two counsel

Laura Rees-Evans and Oonagh Sands, who helped to secure an investment treaty award against Egypt last year, have been promoted to counsel at public international law firm Fietta in London.

24 November 2020

Addleshaw Goddard hires from Latham

Felix Doerfelt, who acted in a multi-billion-dollar toll dispute against Germany, has left Latham & Watkins to join the partnership at Addleshaw Goddard in Hamburg.

23 November 2020

Mayer Brown promotes two

Mayer Brown has promoted Rachael O’Grady, who is acting in a treaty claim against Romania, to the partnership in London – while Raymond Yang is made counsel in Hong Kong.

20 November 2020

Westerberg hires from Volterra Fietta

Maria Fogdestam Agius has joined Westerberg & Partners in Stockholm from public international law firm Volterra Fietta, where she was part of the team that recently helped Nigeria prevail in a multibillion-dollar ICSID case.

20 November 2020

Winston & Strawn partner joins Biden administration

Winston & Strawn partner Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón has been appointed as chief of staff to incoming US first lady Jill Biden.

18 November 2020

Gibson Dunn promotes in New York and Dubai

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has promoted two partners and four counsel in New York and Dubai.

17 November 2020

Clifford Chance Lat Am partner goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

16 November 2020

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