People and firms

Dentons wins seizure of client’s Congo award

A Delaware court has allowed Dentons to have a former client's US$250 million ICC award against the Democratic Republic of the Congo seized to recover unpaid legal fees.

30 August 2019

Canadian government hires from funder

Alexandra Dosman has left her position at third-party funder Vannin Capital to join Canada’s Trade Law Bureau as counsel in Ottawa.

15 August 2019

Cadwalader hires from funder in London

Former Skadden lawyer Simon Walsh has joined the London office of US firm Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft after working for more than a year as a senior investment officer at a third-party funder.

25 July 2019

Fieldfisher launches Paris practice with hire from White & Case

Marily Paralika has joined Fieldfisher as partner from White & Case to launch its international arbitration practice in Paris.

25 June 2019

Busse open for business

Daniel Busse, the former head of Allen & Overy’s international arbitration practice in Germany, has launched his new boutique in Frankfurt.

29 April 2019

Clifford Chance team launch Paris boutique

Jean-Pierre Grandjean, the former head of Clifford Chance’s dispute resolution group in Paris, has opened a new boutique, where he is joined by two other practitioners from his old firm.

17 April 2019

Allen & Gledhill promotes India-focused partner

Vivekananda N, a former SIAC deputy registrar who helped to launch the institution’s Mumbai office, had been promoted to foreign law partner at Allen & Gledhill in Singapore.

02 April 2019

Teynier Pic makes first counsel promotion

Anne-Sophie Tonin, who helped French telecoms group Orange attach airplanes belonging to Equatorial Guinea, has been promoted to counsel at Paris boutique Teynier Pic.

28 January 2019

White & Case grows Lat Am team

Silvia Marchili has joined the partnership at White & Case after 13 years with King & Spalding in Houston, where she acted for investors in a number of successful treaty claims against Latin American states.

22 January 2019

CAS leader moves to private practice in Lausanne

The former deputy secretary general of the Court of Arbitration for Sport William Sternheimer has joined specialist boutique Morgan Sports Law, where he will head the firm’s newly opened Lausanne office.

10 January 2019

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