People and firms

Morgan Lewis team launches Frankfurt boutique

Sabine Konrad and two other lawyers have left Morgan Lewis & Bockius to set up their own boutique in Frankfurt.

02 May 2023

Australian judge joins chambers in London and Sydney

James Allsop AC has stepped down as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia to join Atkin Chambers in London and Sydney Arbitration Chambers.

02 May 2023

Cuatrecasas promotes in Madrid

Cuatrecasas has promoted Lucía Montes Saralegui, who specialises in construction and infrastructure disputes, to the partnership in Madrid.

28 April 2023

Moldova seeks counsel for post-award litigation

Moldova has launched tenders for counsel to represent the state in three separate pieces of post-award litigation.

28 April 2023

Three Crowns to open Madrid office

Three Crowns is opening an office in Madrid led by partner Carmen Martinez Lopez, who will relocate from London.

27 April 2023

Vancouver centre appoints new secretary general

The Vancouver International Arbitration Centre has appointed independent arbitrator Elsa Sardinha as its new secretary general, as the centre prepares to host a joint conference with ICCA later this year.

27 April 2023

Watson Farley & Williams hires in Sydney

Nathan Eastwood, who has acted for mining companies in several investment treaty claims, has left Clifford Chance to join the partnership at Watson Farley & Williams in Sydney.

26 April 2023

Freshfields promotes in Paris and DC

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Matei Purice in Paris and Maria Julia Milesi in Washington, DC to counsel in the firm’s international arbitration practice.

24 April 2023

Dentons promotes in London

Catherine Gilfedder, who helped India defeat a US$273 million investment treaty claim, has been promoted to partner at Dentons in London.

24 April 2023

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Ten new tribunals have been formed at ICSID in recent weeks, including first-time appointments for four arbitrators and a hundredth appointment at the centre for France’s Brigitte Stern.

21 April 2023

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