People and firms

Bienvenu to leave Norton Rose to focus on arbitrator work

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Montreal-based co-head of international arbitration Pierre Bienvenu is leaving the firm after more than 35 years to focus on his arbitrator practice, and has joined the roster at Arbitration Place.

26 April 2022

CMS Poland disputes head to launch boutique

Małgorzata Surdek-Janicka is leaving her role as head of CMS’s dispute resolution practice in Poland to launch a new boutique focused on international arbitration.

22 April 2022

Pinsent Masons mourns construction disputes partner

Mark Roe, a leading construction disputes lawyer who helped to establish the international arbitration practice at Pinsent Masons, has died aged 66 after a period of illness.

21 April 2022

King & Spalding hires from Shearman

Swedish national Nils Eliasson has joined the partnership at King & Spalding in Singapore after more than six years at Shearman & Sterling in Hong Kong, where he led the firm’s international arbitration team in Asia.

19 April 2022

Boies Schiller rebuilds in London with Lalive hire

Timothy Foden has left Lalive, where he co-led the London office, to help rebuild Boies Schiller Flexner’s practice in the city.

19 April 2022

Brazilian lawyer switches firms in São Paulo

Brazilian firm Lefosse has hired Julio Neves, who advises on post-M&A commercial arbitrations, as a partner in São Paulo from TozziniFreire Advogados.

14 April 2022

Pinsent Masons promotes five new partners

Pinsent Masons has promoted five international arbitration practitioners to the partnership in its offices across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

13 April 2022

DLA Piper hires from Shearman in Frankfurt

Marc Jacob has left Shearman & Sterling, where he helped defend Ukraine against a claim from a Russian state-owned bank, to join DLA Piper as partner in Frankfurt.

12 April 2022

Busse Disputes promotes partner and counsel

Frankfurt boutique Busse Disputes has promoted Sven Lange and Allison Torline, who are both acting in an €8 billion ICC dispute with Greece, to partner and counsel respectively.

12 April 2022

McNair expands and launches in London

Doha-based barristers’ chambers McNair has announced it is opening new headquarters in London led by Khawar Qureshi QC, weeks after recruiting Daniel Greineder as senior counsel in Geneva.

11 April 2022

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