People and firms

Ex-White & Case lawyer opens London boutique

Tomas Vail, a former White & Case lawyer who has worked on several CIS-related arbitrations including defending Russia against a US$12 billion investment treaty claim, has opened a boutique in London.

08 October 2019

Boutique departures continue as Seraglini joins Freshfields

Christophe Seraglini is leaving Betto Seraglini, the Parisian disputes boutique he co-founded seven years ago, to join the partnership at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris.

18 September 2019

Duo launch Geneva boutique

Two former Derains & Gharavi lawyers have reunited to launch a Geneva-based arbitration boutique with a special focus on economic sanctions.

11 September 2019

Eversheds Sutherland hires duo from Paris boutique

Eversheds Sutherland has hired Julien Fouret and Gaëlle Le Quillec from Parisian boutique Betto Seraglini to join the partnership in its Paris office.

10 September 2019

Dentons wins seizure of client’s Congo award

A Delaware court has allowed Dentons to have a former client's US$250 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo seized to recover unpaid legal fees.

30 August 2019

Canadian government hires from funder

Alexandra Dosman has left her position at third-party funder Vannin Capital to join Canada’s Trade Law Bureau as counsel in Ottawa.

15 August 2019

Cadwalader hires from funder in London

Former Skadden lawyer Simon Walsh has joined the London office of US firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft after working for more than a year as a senior investment officer at a third-party funder.

25 July 2019

Fieldfisher launches Paris practice with hire from White & Case

Marily Paralika has joined Fieldfisher as partner from White & Case to launch its international arbitration practice in Paris.

25 June 2019

White & Case grows Lat Am team

Silvia Marchili has joined the partnership at White & Case after 13 years with King & Spalding in Houston, where she acted for investors in a number of successful treaty claims against Latin American states.

22 January 2019

CAS leader moves to private practice in Lausanne

The former deputy secretary general of the Court of Arbitration for Sport William Sternheimer has joined specialist boutique Morgan Sports Law, where he will head the firm’s newly opened Lausanne office.

10 January 2019

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