People and firms

King & Spalding and Quinn Emanuel hire from Boies Schiller

Ken Beale and Dominic Roughton have left the partnership at Boies Schiller & Flexner in London to join King & Spalding and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan respectively.

02 March 2021

K&L Gates hires energy disputes partner in London

Energy disputes specialist Ben Holland has left Squire Patton Boggs to join K&L Gates as partner in London.

01 March 2021

Bae Kim & Lee rebuilds after recent departures

Bae Kim & Lee has hired a South Korean judge and promoted two new partners as it rebuilds its arbitration team following recent high-profile departures.

26 February 2021

Shearman breakaway firm promotes three counsel

The disputes boutique launched this month by Shearman & Sterling’s former international arbitration heads Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi has promoted three new counsel.

25 February 2021

Dechert partner steps down to focus on arbitrator work

Xavier Nyssen, a former co-chair of Dechert’s international disputes practice, has left the firm’s Paris office to spend more time on his arbitrator work and winery business.

23 February 2021

Von Wobeser promotes three

Mexican firm Von Wobeser y Sierra has promoted Raymundo Soberanis to partner and Pablo Fautsch and Jessika Rocha to counsel in its arbitration team.

22 February 2021

Peter & Kim continues growth in Seoul

Yunsoo Shin has become the latest former Bae Kim & Lee disputes lawyer to join Korean-Swiss boutique Peter & Kim.

19 February 2021

Swiss-Peruvian launches Geneva boutique

Franz Stirnimann Fuentes – a Swiss-Peruvian national who defended Ecuador in its environmental feud with Chevron – has left the partnership at Swiss firm Froriep to launch his own disputes boutique in Geneva.

18 February 2021

Al Tamimi promotes in Dubai

Al Tamimi & Company has promoted Sara Koleilat-Aranjo, who has acted in several real estate arbitrations in the Middle East, to the partnership in Dubai.

17 February 2021

Latham hires from WilmerHale in New York

Santiago Bejarano, who helped a US pharmaceutical company win a treaty claim against Ecuador, has left WilmerHale after more than six years to join Latham & Watkins as counsel in New York.

16 February 2021

Get unlimited access to all Global Arbitration Review content