People and firms

Herbert Smith Freehills promotes in UK and Germany

Herbert Smith Freehills has promoted Hannah Ambrose and Charlie Morgan in London and Catrice Gayer in Düsseldorf to the partnership.

20 April 2023

Pinsent Masons hires from Betto in Paris

Gaëlle Filhol has left troubled French disputes boutique Betto Perben to join the partnership at Pinsent Masons in Paris.

19 April 2023

Eversheds promotes in Paris and London

Eversheds Sutherland has promoted Sarah Monnerville Smith in Paris and Richard Black in London to the partnership, while Kate Johnston has been made a principal associate in the UK capital.

19 April 2023

Curtis promotes in New York and Kazakhstan

Curtis Mallet-Provost Colt & Mosle has promoted energy disputes specialist Susan Maples to partner in New York, while also promoting four new counsel in its Almaty and Astana offices.

18 April 2023

Freshfields promotes in Singapore and Saudi Arabia

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted Samantha Tan in Singapore and Amani Khalifa, who will shortly relocate from Dubai to Riyadh, to the partnership.

17 April 2023

King & Spalding partner goes solo in New York

Isabel Fernández de la Cuesta has left the partnership at King & Spalding in New York to practise independently as arbitrator and counsel.

13 April 2023

Belarusian lawyer gets 10-year jail sentence after supporting Ukraine

Lawyers have condemned the decision of a Belarusian court to sentence local arbitration practitioner Aliaksandr Danilevich to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of criminal offences relating to his criticism of Russia’s war against Ukraine.

13 April 2023

IBA task force to review conflict guidelines

The International Bar Association has formed a new task force to review its guidelines on conflicts of interest in international arbitration, with amendments expected to be finalised next year.

13 April 2023

Spanish arbitrator goes solo

Deva Villanúa has left Armesto & Asociados after more than 20 years to launch a solo arbitrator practice in Madrid.

11 April 2023

Vienna wins Vis Moot on home soil

The University of Vienna has won this year’s Willem Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which this week celebrated its 30th anniversary.

06 April 2023

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