People and firms

International arbitration charity ball – in pictures

Photographs of the International Arbitration Charity Ball, which raised a record-breaking £553,263 for Save the Children last week, are now available.

18 May 2022

Betto partners break away to launch Paris boutique

Alexandre Reynaud and Martin Pradel have left the partnership at Paris boutique Betto to launch their own shop in the French capital together with practitioner Aloïs Blin.

16 May 2022

Charity ball raises over half a million for Save the Children

The International Arbitration Charity Ball returned to London last night for the first time in four years, raising a record-breaking £550,000 for Save the Children in an event that drew inspiration from the musical biopic The Greatest Showman.

13 May 2022

Mannheimer partner goes solo in Stockholm

German and Swedish-qualified lawyer Alexander Foerster has left the partnership at Sweden’s Mannheimer Swartling after 30 years with the firm to practise as an independent arbitrator in Stockholm.

13 May 2022

Vasani heads to Twenty Essex

Baiju Vasani, who resigned from Russian firm Ivanyan and Partners earlier this year after representing Russia in various investment treaty disputes, is to join Twenty Essex in London.

11 May 2022

Simmons & Simmons names practice co-head

Simmons & Simmons has appointed Paris-based partner Philippe Cavalieros as co-head of its global arbitration practice.

10 May 2022

Stewarts hires partner from Clyde & Co

Alejandro Garcia, who is advising on an ICSID claim against Mexico, has left the partnership at Clyde & Co to join specialist litigation firm Stewarts Law in London.

10 May 2022

Volterra Fietta promotes fourth partner

Public international law firm Volterra Fietta has promoted Gunjan Sharma to partner in London.

09 May 2022

Mayer Brown hires from Kim & Chang

Mayer Brown has hired Kay-Jannes Wegner, who leaves the partnership at Kim & Chang after 11 years at the firm to relocate from Seoul to Singapore.

06 May 2022

New LatAm boutique launches in three countries

Stephan Adell has left the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs to team up with former Dechert special legal consultant Juan Felipe Merizalde and launch a Latin American disputes boutique with offices in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Panama.

05 May 2022

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