People and firms

Hill Dickinson hires in Hong Kong

Richard Lyons has joined Hill Dickinson’s construction and commercial arbitration team in Hong Kong after nearly three years working in-house at one of the largest infrastructure contractors in the Middle East.

07 December 2020

New partners at King & Spalding

King & Spalding has promoted Charlene Sun in New York and Andrea Stauber in London to partner in its international arbitration team – after the firm hired three new partners last month.

04 December 2020

Indian practitioner to leave London for Mumbai

Kartikey Mahajan, an Indian practitioner who has practised for several years in Singapore and London, has left King & Spalding and is heading back to India to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas in Mumbai.

04 December 2020

Stephenson Harwood hires partner in Hong Kong

Fan Yang has left King & Wood Mallesons, where she acted in a number of commercial disputes involving Chinese parties, to join the partnership at Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong.

03 December 2020

Dechert lawyer heads for European boutique

Dániel Dózsa, who has acted for and against Eastern European countries in investment treaty cases, has left Dechert to join the partnership at newly launched disputes boutique Queritius in Budapest.

30 November 2020

Lalive promotes in London and Geneva

Lorraine de Germiny, who is defending Romania in a US$5 billion ICSID dispute, has been promoted to partner in the London office of Lalive, while Augustin Barrier has been made counsel in Geneva.

26 November 2020

White & Case promotes four

White & Case has promoted Oleg Todua in Moscow and Aditya Singh in Singapore to local partner, and Tom Cameron in Paris and Verena Gross in Doha to counsel.

25 November 2020

Fietta promotes two counsel

Laura Rees-Evans and Oonagh Sands, who helped to secure an investment treaty award against Egypt last year, have been promoted to counsel at public international law firm Fietta in London.

24 November 2020

Addleshaw Goddard hires from Latham

Felix Doerfelt, who acted in a multi-billion-dollar toll dispute against Germany, has left Latham & Watkins to join the partnership at Addleshaw Goddard in Hamburg.

23 November 2020

Mayer Brown promotes two

Mayer Brown has promoted Rachael O’Grady, who is acting in a treaty claim against Romania, to the partnership in London – while Raymond Yang is made counsel in Hong Kong.

20 November 2020

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