People and firms

New QCs named

Big names in the international arbitration world are among the new Queen's Counsel named yesterday.

18 December 2020

New Zealand practitioner goes solo

Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer Daniel Kalderimis has left New Zealand firm Chapman Tripp to launch a new practice as an independent barrister.

18 December 2020

Fellas launches new practice

Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s co-chair of international arbitration John Fellas is leaving the firm after 32 years to launch a new practice as an independent arbitrator.

16 December 2020

US firm expands London office with partner hire

Energy disputes specialist Alistair Calvert has left the partnership at Pinsent Masons to join the London office of US firm Bracewell.

15 December 2020

Vidak Gojkovic goes solo

After almost a decade of practising international arbitration in law firms in Zagreb, Vienna, London and New York, Ema Vidak Gojkovic has left King & Spalding to launch her own independent practice.

15 December 2020

Dechert lawyer returns to Colombia to launch solo practice

Juan Felipe Merizalde has left his position as special legal consultant at Dechert, where he worked on numerous high-profile Latin American disputes, to return to his native Colombia and launch a solo practice as arbitrator and counsel.

14 December 2020

Three promoted at Foley Hoag

Foley Hoag has promoted Christina Hioureas and Shrutih Tewarie in New York and Yuri Parkhomenko in Washington, DC, to the partnership.

11 December 2020

Charles Russell Speechlys hires in Dubai

Sara Sheffield has joined the partnership at Charles Russell Speechlys in Dubai from Holman Fenwick Willan.

09 December 2020

Dentons partner joins Singapore bench

Dentons’ global vice chair Philip Jeyaretnam SC has been appointed a judicial commissioner of Singapore’s Supreme Court.

08 December 2020

Who’s Who Legal ranking unveiled

GAR's sister publication Who’s Who Legal has revealed its list of the top international arbitration lawyers and expert witnesses for 2021.

08 December 2020

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