People and firms

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

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes in UK and Germany

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Hannah Ambrose and Charlie Morgan in London and Catrice Gayer in Düsseldorf to the partnership.

20 April 2023

Pinsent Masons hires from Betto in Paris

Gaëlle Filhol has left troubled French disputes boutique Betto Perben to join the partnership at Pinsent Masons in Paris.

19 April 2023

Eversheds promotes in Paris and London

Eversheds Sutherland has promoted Sarah Monnerville Smith in Paris and Richard Black in London to the partnership, while Kate Johnston has been made a principal associate in the UK capital.

19 April 2023

Curtis promotes in New York and Kazakhstan

Curtis Mallet-Provost Colt & Mosle has promoted energy disputes specialist Susan Maples to partner in New York, while also promoting four new counsel in its Almaty and Astana offices.

18 April 2023

Freshfields promotes in Singapore and Saudi Arabia

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Samantha Tan in Singapore and Amani Khalifa, who will shortly relocate from Dubai to Riyadh, to the partnership.

17 April 2023

King & Spalding partner goes solo in New York

Isabel Fernández de la Cuesta has left the partnership at King & Spalding in New York to practise independently as arbitrator and counsel.

13 April 2023

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