People and firms

Wiley Rein promotes two in DC

Washington, DC, firm Wiley Rein has promoted Josh Simmons and Lukman Azeez to partner in its global disputes practice.

13 March 2023

BIICL treaty forum head joins London boutique

Yarik Kryvoi, the director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s Investment Treaty Forum, has joined London disputes and insolvency boutique Keidan Harrison as of counsel.

10 March 2023

Steptoe hires from Skadden in London

UK-qualified barrister Jonathon Egerton-Peters has joined Steptoe & Johnson as a partner in London from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

09 March 2023

CIArb Young Members Group names new leaders

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Young Members Group has elected new members to its steering committee for the 2023 term.

09 March 2023

Taylor joins US disputes boutique

Tim Taylor KC, former head of international arbitration in Dubai at King & Wood Mallesons, has joined the partnership at US disputes boutique Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss – but will continue to be based in the Middle East.

08 March 2023

Paul Hastings hires from Shearman in London

English-qualified barrister Garreth Wong has left Shearman & Sterling to join the partnership at Paul Hastings in London.

07 March 2023

KWM promotes in London

James McKenzie, who represented Naftogaz in a US$5.5 billion LCIA dispute with companies linked to Ukrainian-born oligarch Igor Kolomoisky, has been promoted to partner at King & Wood Mallesons in London.

06 March 2023

Dentons promotes in New York

Diora Ziyaeva, who is acting for a Canadian mining company in a US$300 million ICSID claim against Colombia, has been promoted to the partnership at Dentons in New York.

03 March 2023

Japanese firm promotes in Singapore

Japanese firm Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has promoted Shunsuke Domon to the partnership in Singapore.

03 March 2023

Cameroon challenges Clay in pipeline case

Cameroon has sought to disqualify French arbitrator Thomas Clay from hearing an ICSID dispute with an oil consortium.

02 March 2023

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