People and firms

Stoyanov to steer practice at A&O

Allen & Overy partner Marie Stoyanov in Paris is to take over as head of the firm’s international arbitration group from Mark Levy KC in London.

04 November 2022

ICC commission appoints new vice-chairs

The ICC commission on arbitration and ADR has appointed eight new vice-chairs to its steering committee as its renewed membership met in Miami last week.

03 November 2022

Latham promotes in London

Latham & Watkins has promoted Samuel Pape, part of the team defending Colombia in four ICSID claims, to partner in its international arbitration team.

03 November 2022

Gibson Dunn hires Asia head and human rights judge

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has recruited partner Paul Tan in Singapore to lead its international arbitration practice in Asia – while the London office welcomes of counsel Robert Spano, who has just stepped down as president of the European Court of Human Rights.

02 November 2022

Douglas moves chambers in London

Zachary Douglas KC has left Matrix Chambers for 3 Verulam Buildings.

01 November 2022

Marigo succeeds Blackaby as Freshfields practice co-head

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has named partner Noiana Marigo in New York as the new global co-head of its international arbitration group, as Nigel Blackaby steps down after eight years in the role.

31 October 2022

Indian lawyer joins Twenty Essex

Indian practitioner Rishab Gupta is leaving Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, where he led the firm's arbitration practice in Mumbai, to join Twenty Essex.

27 October 2022

Haigh goes solo after five decades

Leading Canadian arbitrator David Haigh KC is leaving the partnership at Calgary firm Burnet Duckworth & Palmer, his home for more than 50 years, to practise independently.

27 October 2022

Japanese firms recruit foreign lawyers

Japanese firm Nozomi Sogo has hired Swiss-qualified Michael Mroczek as an international arbitration partner in Tokyo – as Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu recruits Justin Ee as partner in Singapore.

25 October 2022

Indian firm builds Singapore team

Former SIAC regional head for South Asia Pranav Mago has joined Indian firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to help build its Singapore disputes practice, a year after launching one of Asia’s first litigation finance consultancies.

21 October 2022

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