People and firms

Peter removed from Venezuela panel

Venezuela has successfully challenged Wolfgang Peter as arbitrator in an investment treaty case after raising concerns he could be influenced by the views of his Peter & Kim colleague Pierre Tercier in a similar dispute.

12 October 2022

Fieldfisher hires Hogan Lovells duo

Fieldfisher has hired two practitioners from the Munich office of Hogan Lovells, with Philipp Duncker staying in the city as partner and Jonas Poell moving to Paris as counsel.

12 October 2022

Curtis wins bid to advise Mexico in 13 disputes

Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has won a tender to advise Mexico in 13 investment disputes after seeing off competition from six other firms.

07 October 2022

White & Case promotes in US and Europe

White & Case has named five new international arbitration partners across its offices in the US, Poland and the UK.

07 October 2022

Signature promotes in London

Neil Newing, who is acting in proceedings relating to Mozambique’s “tuna bonds scandal”, has been promoted to partner at Signature Litigation in London.

06 October 2022

DIS names corporate counsel as new secretary general

The German Arbitration Institute, or DIS, has appointed Siemens in-house counsel Ramona Schardt as its new secretary general to replace Francesca Mazza.

05 October 2022

Covington promotes in London

Covington & Burling has promoted Monique O'Donoghue to partner in its London office, four years after she returned to the firm from K&L Gates.

05 October 2022

Paris boutique launches arbitration practice

Marie-Aude Ziadé, a former disputes head at Areva who later co-founded her own Paris boutique, has joined CBR & Associés in the city to lead a new arbitration team.

04 October 2022

Sands shifts chambers in London

Philippe Sands KC has left Matrix Chambers, the London barristers' chambers he co-founded more than two decades ago, to join 11 King's Bench Walk.

03 October 2022

Ashurst hires practice head from McDermott

Arne Fuchs has left McDermott Will & Emery, where he was co-head of international arbitration, to become head of public international law and investment arbitration at Ashurst.

29 September 2022

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