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Simon Price has been welcomed at Linklaters as a partner in the real estate team. Michael Bennett has also been appointed as the new global head of dispute resolution.

Mark Hastings has been appointed as head of fraud, regulatory and corporate crime at Addleshaw Goddard. Richard Clayton has also been welcomed as finance litigation partner and Helen Worth as a partner in the real estate department.

Georgina Messent has been appointed at Pinsent Masons as a partner in the environment and energy team.

Andrew Henderson has been welcomed at Dentons as a partner in real estate.

HowardKennedyFsi has welcomed Helen Streeton as a commercial real estate partner.

Philippe Ruttley has been appointed as a shipping and aviation partner at Ince & Co.

Reed Smith has appointed Francisca Sepulveda as a real estate partner in the financial industry group.

Alison Hancock has been promoted to partner in the real estate team at SGH Martineau LLP.

Jones Day has welcomed Neil Hamilton as a partner in the capital markets team.

Matthew Griffin has been appointed at White & Case as a partner and head of investment funds.

David Quirilo has been welcomed at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft as a partner in the global capital markets practice.

Shearman & Sterling has welcomed Ben Rodham as a partner.

Jones Day has welcomed Justin Conway as a partner in the banking and finance department.

Locke Lord has appointed Jennifer Donohue as a partner.

Duane Morris has welcomed Saionton Basu as a partner in the corporate practice.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that the London and Frankfurt offices of Bingham McCutchen LLP, along with a group of partners from Bingham’s Hong Kong office, will join the firm. The 26-partner expansion will grow Akin Gump’s London and Hong Kong offices and will open the firm’s first office in Germany.

King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin has welcomed Ian Hargreaves as a partner in the litigation practice.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has welcomed Colin Graham as a partner in the energy & infrastructure department.

Nicola Giddens Chris Seel have been appointed as partners at DWF.

Bristows has appointed Theo Savvides as a partner and head of copyright and digital media litigation.

Alex Monk has been appointed at Thomas Cooper as a partner in the finance group.

Gordon Walker has been appointed as a partner at Simpson & Marwick.

Forsters has appointed Smita Edwards as senior partner.

Ian Kirby and Jonathan Day have been appointed as intellectual property partners at Carpmaels & Ransford.

Bradley Phillips has joined PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as an asset management tax director.

Rawlison Butler has appointed Danos Swain as a partner in the corporate team.

Stephanie Prior has joined Osbornes as a partner and head of medical negligence.

Toby Starr has joined Druces LLP as a consultant.

Julia Ward has been appointed at Norton Rose Fulbright as an associate.

Mark Chesher has been promoted to legal director at Addleshaw Goddard.

Gillian Coyle has been welcomed as HR director in the London office of Baker & McKenzie.

Olswang has appointed David Chance and Dr Andreas Raffel as non-executive directors.

James Leary has been appointed at Dechert as chief operation officer.

Aline Doussin has been appointed as a senior associate at Squire Patton Boggs.

Moorhead James has appointed Ivor Shrago as a consultant.

Richard Allen has been appointed as a senior manager in complex claims at Minster Law Solicitors.

McHale & Co has announced that it is opening an office in Mayfair. Solicitors Marta Grzelak and Maria Udalova-Surkova will be expanding the firm’s Polish and Russian departments in the office.

Stuart Bedford has been appointed at Linklaters as head of the corporate team in London.

Corporate partner, Susannah Macknay has been appointed at Slaughter and May as a second diversity head.

Litigation and finance partners, Louise Lamb and Tom Astle have been appointed as the new graduate recruitment partners at Hogan Lovells.

Eversheds has welcomed Mark Latimour as a pensions partner. Alison Starr has also been welcomed as a corporate finance partner.

Stuart McAlpine has been appointed at Clyde & Co as a partner in the marine finance practice.

Simmons & Simmons has welcomed Simon Thrower as a partner in the financial markets practice.

Pinsent Masons has appointed Tim Roughton as a partner in the financial services practice. Fraser McMillan has also been appointed as head of the construction practice and Richard Foley has been appointed as senior partner.

Stuart Blythe has been welcomed at CMS as a corporate partner.

Ayesha Hasan has been appointed as a real estate partner at Irwin Mitchell.

Taylor Wessinghas appointed Elaine Dobson as head of residential property and Antoaneta Proctor has been welcomed as a partner in the private client team.

Shepherd and Wedderburn has appointed telecommunications specialist Gordon Moir as a partner in the commercial disputes, regulation and markets team.

Dan Rosenberg has been promoted at Simpson Millar as a partner in the education, community care and public law team. Victoria Walker has also been promoted to partner in the family law team.

Adam Rose has been appointed at Mishcon de Reya as head of international development.

Stephen Matthew has been welcomed at Browne Jacobson as a projects partner.

Hamilton Forrest has returned to Rosenblatt Solicitors as a tax partner. Steven Mash has also been welcomed as a partner in commercial litigation.

Ropes &Grayhas welcomed Phil Sanderson as a partner in the private equity team.

Jonathan Bloom has been welcomed at Jones Day as a capital markets practice partner. Benedict O’Halloran has also joined the firm as a partner in the M&A practice.

King & Spalding has announced that Robert Hays, who is based in the Atlanta office, has been re-elected as chairman of the firm for a fourth term.

Anthony Trenton has been appointed at Wilmer Hale as a partner in intellectual property litigation.

Andrews Kurth LLP has welcomed John Conlin as a partner in oil and gas.

Buckley Sandler has opened its first international office which is located in London. James Parkinson has relocated from the firm’s Washington DC office to be the London partner-in-residence.

Morgan Lewis has welcomed corporate lawyer Dr David Rammas a partner in the business and finance practice.

Graham Iversen has been welcomed at Greenberg Traurigas a shareholder in the tax practice.

Gary Hamp and Andrew Carey have returned to the London finance practice at Hogan Lovells following long-term postings in Asia.

Boies Schiller & Flexner has welcomed Wendy Miles to head the international arbitration team.

International arbitration specialist, Andrei Yakovlev has been appointed at King & Wood Mallesons as a partner.

Quentin Bargate, senior partner at Bargate Murray, has been elected as a member of the Baltic Exchange.

Nicky Androsov has been appointed at Swan Turton as a commercial information technology and intellectual property partner.

PwC Legal has appointed Mark Crofskey as a partner in the M&A practice.

Ernst & Young has welcomed Daniel Aherne, Philip Goodstone and Matthew Kellett as partners.

Christine Siler has been welcomed at Hogan Lovells as project management head.

Carly Rees has been welcomed at Sacker & Partners as an associate.

Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP has welcomed Anisha Patel as an associate in commercial.

Joanna Kay has been welcomed at Stowe Family Law LLP as a solicitor.

Olga Milham has joined Y and G Legal Ltd as a solicitor in commercial.

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