Topic: Boutiques

Africa-focused boutique launches arbitration practice

Poupak Anjomshoaa has left the partnership at Baker Botts to launch an international arbitration practice at Africa-focused boutique Trinity International, which has also hired partner Natasha Peter from Gide Loyrette Nouel in Paris.

02 December 2022

Shook Hardy practice head goes solo

Carlos Concepción has left his role as chair of the global arbitration practice at Shook Hardy & Bacon to practise independently as arbitrator and counsel in Miami.

30 August 2022

Fietta names third partner

Ashique Rahman, who acted in a high-profile intra-EU BIT claim against Poland, has been made partner at public international law boutique Fietta in London.

04 July 2022

Allen & Overy partner leaves to found London boutique

Suzanne Spears has left the partnership at Allen & Overy to set up her own London boutique focusing on business and human rights law.

14 June 2022

Former DIFC-LCIA registrar joins UAE boutique

The former registrar of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, Robert Stephen, has joined the recently launched United Arab Emirates boutique Ghaffari Partners as its second partner.

25 May 2022

Queritius launches office in war-torn Ukraine

European arbitration boutique Queritius has moved to capitalise on the expected wave of cases that will arise out of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by opening an office in Kyiv, led by former Redcliffe Partners disputes head Sergiy Gryshko.

23 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

Arias to relaunch Madrid boutique

Spanish practitioner David Arias is leaving the Herbert Smith Freehills partnership after three years to relaunch his Madrid arbitration boutique, Arias SLP.

04 February 2022

BCLP partner launches UAE boutique

Raza Mithani has left the partnership at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in Dubai to set up a UAE boutique focusing on disputes and investigations – where he will be aided by three silks and a former president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

21 January 2022

Singapore boutique hires from Norton Rose

Singapore disputes boutique Breakpoint has hired KC Lye who has left his role as Norton Rose Fulbright’s head of disputes in the city-state after 22 years at the firm.

19 January 2022

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