People and firms

Westerberg hires from Volterra Fietta

Maria Fogdestam Agius has joined Westerberg & Partners in Stockholm from public international law firm Volterra Fietta, where she was part of the team that recently helped Nigeria prevail in a multibillion-dollar ICSID case.

20 November 2020

Winston & Strawn partner joins Biden administration

Winston & Strawn partner Julissa Reynoso Pantaleón has been appointed as chief of staff to incoming US first lady Jill Biden.

18 November 2020

Gibson Dunn promotes in New York and Dubai

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has promoted two partners and four counsel in New York and Dubai.

17 November 2020

Clifford Chance Lat Am partner goes solo

Ignacio Suarez Anzorena has left his position as head of Latin American disputes at Clifford Chance in Washington, DC, to go solo as an arbitrator based in Uruguay.

16 November 2020

Keystone hires from O’Melveny

Margarita Michael has joined Keystone Law as partner in its arbitration practice in London after nine years at US firm O'Melveny & Myers, where she was counsel.

11 November 2020

LCIA registrar joins Arbitration Chambers

Sarah Lancaster has left her role as registrar of the London Court of International Arbitration after eight years to become chambers director at Arbitration Chambers in London.

10 November 2020

Salomon in line to succeed Mourre at ICC

Latham & Watkins partner Claudia Salomon has been recommended for election as president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, paving the way for her to become the first woman to hold the role in the institution’s 100-year history.

03 November 2020

Freshfields and Schellenberg lawyers launch new boutique

Nathalie Voser has left Schellenberg Wittmer to team up with former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Rolf Trittmann and launch a new German-Swiss disputes boutique with four of their former colleagues.

02 November 2020

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Nine tribunals have been formed at ICSID in the past month, including a first-time appointment for Sweden’s Johan Sidklev.

27 October 2020

Former CJEU judge returns to London chambers

Christopher Vajda QC, who was the UK’s judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for eight years, has returned to Monckton Chambers in London where he will practise as an arbitrator.

27 October 2020

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