People and firms

Shearman promotes in DC and Abu Dhabi

Shearman & Sterling has promoted Jesse Sherrett in Washington, DC and David Hume in Abu Dhabi to partner.

14 June 2022

3VB recruits from Essex Court

Damien Walker has joined 3 Verulam Buildings in London from Essex Court Chambers.

13 June 2022

Winston & Strawn opens in Miami

Winston & Strawn has become the latest US firm to open a new office in Miami – naming disputes partner Gustavo Membiela as one of six lateral hires joining in the “sunshine state”.

09 June 2022

Skadden promotes European counsel duo

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has promoted Max Stein in Frankfurt and Nicholas Adams in London to counsel.

08 June 2022

Russia will represent itself in Canadian Yukos action

Russia has said it intends to represent itself in a Canadian set-aside proceeding relating to a US$700 million Energy Charter Treaty dispute over the collapse of Yukos following the withdrawal of its local counsel – as GAR confirms the law firm defending the state in the arbitration has also withdrawn.

06 June 2022

45 under 45: call for nominations

Global Arbitration Review is now accepting nominations for our forthcoming “45 under 45” – a survey of the most impressive younger practitioners in the field.

01 June 2022

RPC recruits from Stephenson Harwood

Shai Wade has left the partnership at Stephenson Harwood after nearly a decade to become head of international arbitration at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain in London.

30 May 2022

Pallas expands with Debevoise hire

Nelson Goh has left Debevoise & Plimpton to join the partnership at Pallas Partners, the London disputes boutique set up by a breakaway team from Boies Schiller Flexner earlier this year.

30 May 2022

Ex-Vattenfall lawyer joins SCC as deputy secretary general

Caroline Falconer has left her role as senior legal counsel at Swedish state-owned power utility Vattenfall to become the new deputy secretary general and head of operations at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

30 May 2022

Former DIFC-LCIA registrar joins UAE boutique

The former registrar of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, Robert Stephen, has joined the recently launched United Arab Emirates boutique Ghaffari Partners as its second partner.

25 May 2022

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