People and firms

Gibson Dunn promotes three in London and DC

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has promoted Ceyda Knoebel and Jonathan Griffin to of counsel in London and Ankita Ritwik to the same position in Washington, DC.

26 July 2022

Mexican practitioner launches solo practice

Galicia Abogados senior associate Paola Aldrete has left the firm to launch a practice as a sole practitioner in Mexico City.

22 July 2022

WongPartnership hires from Rajah & Tann

Alessa Pang has joined WongPartnership as partner in Singapore after almost nine years at Rajah & Tann.

21 July 2022

Gide promotes in London and Warsaw

Saadia Bhatty, co-host of the Arbitration Station podcast, has been promoted to partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel in London, while the firm has also named Krzysztof Ciepliński as partner in Warsaw.

20 July 2022

New heads at Twenty Essex

Twenty Essex has appointed arbitration practitioners Philip Edey QC and Charles Kimmins QC as its new joint heads of chambers.

20 July 2022

Shearman names counsel in Singapore

Dimitrios Katsikis, who acted for Yukos’ former majority shareholders in their Energy Charter Treaty claim against Russia, has been promoted to counsel at Shearman & Sterling in Singapore.

18 July 2022

Belarus urged to free arbitrator detained over support for Ukraine

Belarusian authorities are facing calls to release arbitrator Aliaksandr Danilevich, who has been detained for the past two months after co-signing a statement calling for an end to Russia’s war in Ukraine.

15 July 2022

Mexican firm hires disputes duo

Elsa Ortega and Sofía Gómez Ruano have left their boutique practice to join the partnership at Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez in Mexico City, with Ortega becoming head of arbitration and dispute resolution.

15 July 2022

Norton Rose Fulbright promotes in Perth

Jo Feldman, a former Australian government lawyer who helped to defend the state in its first investment arbitration, has been promoted to partner at Norton Rose Fulbright in Perth.

13 July 2022

Korean government lawyer begins sole practice

Haneul Jung has left his role as director of trade disputes at South Korea’s ministry of trade to become an independent arbitrator based in Seoul.

12 July 2022

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