Allen & Overy has appointed Eve Giles as a partner in the white-collar crime team.
Clifford Chance has made a number of partner promotions: Cheng Li Yow, Daud Khan, William Winterton, Samantha Ward, Ian Painter, Chinwe Odimba-Chapman and Sarah McAleer.
Hogan Lovells has announced that Aline Doussin has joined the firm’s international trade and investment group.
Eversheds Sutherland has appointed Rod Lambert as a partner in its EU and competition practice.
Ashurst has appointed Thomas Picton as a securitisation partner in the securities and derivatives group.
Catriona Berman has joined Stephenson Harwood as a partner.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has appointed Nicola Cain as a partner in the media team.
RPC Consulting, the insurance consulting arm of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, has made John Rowland a partner.
DWF has appointed Robbie Constance as a partner in the regulatory practice.
Gateley plc has appointed partner Andrew King to its residential development team.
Mishcon de Reya has recruited Mark Davis, founding partner of Davis & Co, and his team to the firm.
Memery Crystal has appointed Zarko Iankov as a partner in the firm’s corporate team.
Addleshaw Goddard has appointed Lauren Hamilton as a legal director.
Weightmans has appointed risk and compliance specialist Andrea Cohen.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has promoted Ed FitzGerald to director in the business services team.
Keystone Law has appointed Susan Monty as a consultant solicitor in the commercial litigation team.
Harneys has announced that Richard Brown has re-joined the firm as counsel.
Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Simon Gardiner as a new partner.
Herbert Smith Freehills has made two asset finance partner promotions in London: Rex Rosales and Jahnavi Ramachandran.
Weightmans has welcomed competition litigation specialist Tristan Feunteun.
Ince & Co has made a number of new partner promotions. The newly promoted partners in London are Will Blagbrough, Catherine Earnshaw and Lee Sennett.
DAC Beachcroft has announced a number of partner promotions, including Jade Kowalski (corporate & commercial), Andrew Morgan (real estate) and Alistair Robertson (public law).
Shoosmiths has announced a number of new partner promotions including Sherif Malak.
Watson Farley & Williams has promoted nine associates to the firm. In London they are: Louise Kyle (real estate), George Macheras (finance) and Patrick Smith (asset finance).
Irwin Mitchell has made a number of partner promotions in the London office: Leena Savjani (medical negligence); Laura Middleton-Guerard (serious injury); Charankamal Dhaliwal (serious injury); and Joanne Jefferies (workplace illness).
Fieldfisher has made a number of partner promotions including Daniel Hayward, Hannah Rowbotham, John Brunning and Leonie Power.
DWF has announced the appointment of partner Martin Pugsley as new head of financial services.
Corporate tax specialist David Gubbay has joined Farrer & Co as a partner.
Ian Mason has joined Gowling WLG’s tax and funds team as head of UK financial services and regulatory.
Osborne Clarke has appointed a new partner and alternative investment fund specialist: Simon Thomas.
Shepherd and Wedderburn has made two partner promotions in London: Lauren McLeod and Ben
Bindmans LLP has promoted Amy Rowe who will lead the family and matrimonial team.
Dentons has strengthened its corporate tax practice in London with the hire of partner James Meakin.
Paul Hastings has recruited privacy and cybersecurity partner Sarah Pearce.
Harbottle & Lewis has welcomed Jonathan Burt as a partner in the private client practice and Sacha Wilson as partner in the technology, media and entertainment practice group.
Latham & Watkins has announced that Carl Fernandes will join the London office as a partner in the financial institutions group.
Blake Morgan has promoted Christopher Williams to partner in the litigation dispute resolution team.
Stone King has announced that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of charity and social enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has joined the firm as a partner.
Royds Withy King has appointed a new partner, Jamie Lester, to its disputes resolution team.
Hodge Jones & Allen has announced the promotion of two new partners: Leo Martin and Gary Monks.
Stowe Family Law LLP has promoted Phoebe Turner to managing partner.
Bracewell has appointed Oliver Irwin as a finance partner.
Sharpe Pritchard has promoted four lawyers to the partnership: Aidan Dickinson, Gemma Duncan, Gemma Townley and Peter Collins.
Seddons has announced the promotion of Victoria Sterritt to partner in the family team and John Melville-Smith to partner in the dispute resolution team.
Simkins LLP has appointed Simon Graham as a partner in the property group.
Fox Williams has announced the promotion of Mary Elliott and David Murphy to partner.
DAC Beachcroft has announced a number of senior promotions, including Kali Yau (real estate). Also in the London office, Lindy Day, Charlotte Halford, Shaz Sharif, Lisa Skipp, Lucy Tyrell and Charlotte Wilson have been promoted to senior associate, and Jonathan Mitchell to associate in the claims solutions business.
Private client law firm, Wilsons Solicitors has appointed Jenny Lau as director of legal.
Fox Williams has made three director promotions: Rebecca Evans becomes a legal director in real estate; Emma Roake in commerce and technology; and Sarah Redmond is promoted to trade mark director within the intellectual property group.
Northridge, the sports law practice, has made three associate appointments: Evan Jones, Ben
Foster and Olivia Amos.
DAC Beachcroft has elected employment partner, Udara Ranasinghe, as a new LLP group board member.
DWF has launched a new private capital team in London with the appointments of partner Amanda Chapman and director Roger Holman.
Russell-Cooke has appointed Kizzy Augustin as a partner in its fraud and criminal litigation team.
Proskauer Rose has recruited corporate lawyer and private equity specialist Richard Bull as a partner in its London office.
McCarthy Denning has appointed two new partners to its energy team from in-house roles: Robin Storey and Stacey Kivel.
Baker Botts LLP has announced today that Lewis Jones has joined the firm’s London office as a partner.
Kirkland & Ellis has announced that Matthew Czyzyk has joined the firm’s London office as a partner.
Dentons has announced that Madeleine Smallwood has been appointed chair of the firm’s UK & Middle East board.
Trowers & Hamlins has appointed partner Ed Hooper to its corporate team in London.
Druces LLP has announced its merger with London-based law firm Ronaldsons.
DWF has appointed Symon Rowley as a director in its pensions team based in London.
Keystone Law has appointed employment lawyer Paul Daniels.
Thrings has appointed Robyn Rumble as a newly qualified solicitor in the commercial property team.
Excello Law has appointed employment lawyer Hina Belitz as a regional business development ambassador focusing on central London.
The London office of Stowe Family Law LLP has welcomed solicitor Roz Lidder.
DWFM Beckman has welcomed senior associate Honey Dave to its real estate team.
Slaughter and May has appointed Nicholas Pacheco (corporate), Camilla Sanger and Holly Ware (dispute resolution) as partners.
Simmons & Simmons has announced the hire of derivatives partner Matthew Hebburn.
Eversheds Sutherland has announced a number of promotions across the firm. Greg Falkof (litigation); Richard Kyle (company commercial); Alexander Mehdevy (company commercial); and Julia Neal (litigation) have all been promoted to partner.
Addleshaw Goddard has announced the promotion of nine partners. Marc Field (corporate), Sarah Harrop (employment) and Gerlando Butera (construction) have been promoted.
Pinsent Masons has appointed Samantha Palmer as a partner.
Norton Rose Fulbright has appointed Victor Núñez to the role of global chief financial officer.
Ashurst has appointed partner Alison Hardy to its real estate dispute resolution team.
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced that Farmida Bi has been elected by the partnership to be the next chair.
Weightmans has appointed Chris Doran and Robert Whitehead as partners.
DLA Piper has appointed Andrew Darwin as senior partner.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has announced that Julian Nichol is to join the firm’s London office as a partner in its global project finance practice.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe announced the promotion of four lawyers in London to the partnership, effective January 2018. They are: Stacy Kim, Scott Morrison, Sushila Nayak and Mandy Orrick.
Herrington & Sutcliffe has announced that Paul Doris has joined the firm as a partner in London.
Ali Ramadan has joined Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s technology companies group as a partner in the London office.
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has announced the firm has added a team of four partners to its financial restructuring practice in London. They are: Yushan Ng, Karen McMaster, Sinjini Saha and Jacqueline Ingram.
Apostolos Gkoutzinis and Rebecca Marques have joined Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy as partners.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has announced that corporate partner Kate Downey has been appointed head of its European private equity funds practice.
Locke Lord has re-elected David Grant to the board as a director.
Katten Muchin Rosenman UK has announced that Kumar Tewari and John Ahern have joined the firm to head up and lead its banking and financial services practices.
Shook Hardy & Bacon has appointed Simon Castley as managing partner in the London office.
Burges Salmon has announced the appointment of Sarah Lane as a corporate tax partner.
Enyo Law has appointed Konrad Rodgers as a commercial litigation partner.
Kemp Little LLP has announced that Rachael Barber has joined the firm as a partner in the intellectual property practice.
Carl Johnson has been appointed new head of regulatory law at Stephensons.
Morrison & Foerster has announced that Caroline Jury has joined the firm’s London office as a partner in its finance practice.
Druces LLP has appointed Neil Pfister as a partner in the corporate and commercial department.
Memery Crystal has announced the appointment of Carl Rohsler, an IP and gambling law specialist, as a partner.
Shula de Jersey has joined BCL Solicitors as a partner in the business crime and regulation team.
Irwin Mitchell has appointed Bruce Macmillan as general counsel.
Bindmans LLP has appointed Darren Conway PhD as a solicitor in its personal injury and clinical negligence department.
Data protection advisor Jon Baines has joined Mishcon de Reya’s data protection information law practice.
gunnercooke has welcomed tax fraud specialist Tessa Lorimer.
Wilsons has announced that Juanita Kareer is now an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Panel.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors has welcomed two new directors to the firm: Khadijah Khan and Chinedu Orogbu
DKLM has announced the appointment of Michael Adamson as a senior associate and head of the property litigation department.
Clifford Chance has announced that Chris Davies has been reappointed as the global head of the firm’s tax, pensions and employment practice for a second term.
Pinsent Masons has appointed Dr. Martin Eimer as a partner in its finance and projects team.
Gateley has appointed Gareth Wadley as an employment partner.
TLT has appointed construction lawyer and renewable energy specialist Nick Pincott as a partner.
Boodle Hatfield has reappointed Sara Maccallum as senior partner.
Edwin Coe has appointed Andrew Terry as a corporate tax partner.
Latham & Watkins has elected a number of new partners including Shatha Ali.
White & Case has expanded its global private equity industry group and global mergers & acquisitions practice with the addition of Michael Weir as a new partner.
Reed Smith has announced the appointment of fund finance partner Bronwen Jones.
Sidley Austin has announced that Maria Manley has joined the firm as a partner.
King & Spalding has recruited partner Aaron Stephens.
Locke Lord has appointed David Savell as a partner.
Mayer Brown has appointed Neil Evans as a partner.
MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, has appointed Sean Scott as a partner in the hedge fund practice.
Freshfields has elected a number of new counsel including Leilah Bruton and Ruby Hamid.
Charles Russell Speechlys has confirmed the appointed of Darren Bailey and Danielle Sharkey to its sports practice.
Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has appointed senior associate solicitor Mandeep Khroud to its immigration team.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur has appointed Kaajal Nathwani as an associate in the employment team.
Ogier has promoted Richard Bennett to managing associate in the firm’s investment funds team.
Edwin Coe has appointed Elena Solovyeva as a corporate tax associate.
Royds Withy King has appointed Matthew Crockford as an associate in the residential property team.
Stone King has appointed senior associate Sarah Wasaya to the family and mediation team.
Hudgell Solicitors has appointed Malcolm Johnson as a senior solicitor.
Michael Green has joined W Legal as a consultant.
Helen Carty has been appointed head of Clifford Chance’s London litigation and dispute resolution practice.
Simmons & Simmons has announced the appointment of Satyen Dhana to join its EU, competition and regulatory practice in London.
Hogan Lovells has appointed Tom McFarlane as head of transfer pricing (EMEA).
Stephenson Harwood has strengthened its marine and international trade practice with the addition of Menelaus Kouzoupis as partner.
Fieldfisher has appointed John Linneker to joins its IP practice.
Hill Dickinson has appointed partner Siiri Duddington to join its shipping team.
Russell-Cooke has enhanced its charity property practice with the hire of partner Andrew Small.
Kingsley Napley has appointed Sital Fontenelle as a partner in the firm’s family and divorce team.
BLM has appointed Siri Siriwardene as head of commercial advisory and private wealth.
Lewis Silkin has announced the appointment of Anthony Van Hoffen as a partner in the firm’s real estate legal practice group.
Baker McKenzie has appointed finance partner Matthew Cox in its banking & finance practice.
Brown Rudnick has appointed Louisa Watt as a partner in its London office.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has elected a number of new partners including David Christmas who has been promoted in the corporate department and asset management practice.
White & Case has appointed Hannah Field-Lowes as a partner in the commercial litigation practice.
Cooley LLP has welcomed M&A partner Michal Berkner.
Memery Crystal has appointed Stephen Ravenscroft as a partner in the firm’s employment practice.
Wiggin has strengthened its position in the global gambling market by hiring sector specialist Simon Bernholt as a partner.
Slater and Gordon UK has appointed David Whitmore as its CEO.
Caroline Vernon joined Sherrards Solicitors as a partner in the private residential real estate team.
Buckles Solicitors LLP has announced that Duncan Jackson, currently head of the firm’s London office, will become the firm’s first ever CEO with effect from April 2018.
Mourant Ozannes has announced the appointment of three new partners to its global partnership with effect from 1 February 2018.
Keystone Law has recruited corporate and commercial disputes lawyer, Iain Roxborough.
Bindmans LLP has launched a new private client team and has appointed two new consultants; James Edwards and Sylwia Markowska.
Arnold & Porter has announced that Laura Whiting has joined the firm’s IP practice as a counsel resident.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has made a number of promotions to special counsel including Will Gay in the tax department.
Boies Schiller Flexner (BSF) has appointed Lauma Skruzmane as counsel in the antitrust team.
It has been reported that Jonathon Stoodley has joined Baker McKenzie as a consultant in London, advising on EU regulation.
Signature Litigation has announced that Neil Newing has joined the firm as counsel.
Bhavini Nakeshree, a corporate and commercial solicitor, and Richard Small, a commercial property lawyer, have joined Sharpe Pritchard.
Clyde & Co has announced the hire of two insurance partners in London, Mandip Sagoo and Angus Duncan.
Bird & Bird has appointed Karen Friebeas a real estate partner in London.
Berwin Leighton Paisner has promoted five lawyers to the partnership in their London office. They are: Kate IsonGordon McMillan, Rashpal Soomal, Alan Twineand Emma Le Wita
Hogan Lovells has Leopold von Gerlach as chair of its board from 1 May 2018. He takes over from London real estate partner Nicholas Cheffings
Weightmans has appointed Oliver Harker as a corporate partner in the firm’s London office.
Jan Hoppe has joined Fladgate’s team as a partner.
Michelmores has announced that Tim Richards has been elected as its new managing partner.
Osborne Clarke has appointed Tamara Quinn to its London commercial team.
Data privacy partner Judy Krieg has joined Fieldfisher.
DWF has welcomed corporate partner Laurence Applegate
Burges Salmon has announced that Roger Bull has been appointed as the firm’s managing partner
Withers has promoted eight new partners as of 1 January 2018. In the firm’s London office Stephen Nerland and Jaime McLemore have been promoted.
Tim Field has joined Mishcon de Reya as partner and head of equity capital markets.
Julian Yarr has been elected to serve a third term as managing partner at A&L Goodbody.
Macfarlanes has announced that when Charles Martin’s current fourth term as senior partner expires on 30 April 2020, Sebastian Prichard Jones will step up to the role.
Kingsley Napley has announced that Stephen Parkinson will become senior partner at the firm
Louise Hodges becomes head of Kingsley Napley’s criminal litigation practice.
Blake Morgan has appointed succession and tax partner Arshoo Singh to its London office.
Harneys London litigation partner, Vicky Lord, is to relocate to Shanghai to head up the firm’s litigation and restructuring
White & Case has appointed Daniel Turgel as a partner in the global mergers & acquisitions practice.
Latham & Watkins has announced that Jon Holland and Andrea Monks will join the London office as partners.
K&L Gates has appointed Paul Feldberg as a partner.
Vinson & Elkins has appointed Paul Simcock, as a partner.
Ropes & Gray has appointed Judith Seddon as a partner and co-head of the international risk.
Hunton & Williams has expanded with the appointment of Angus Duncan as a partner.
Hogan Lovells has announced that litigation partner Crispin Rapinet has become the new UK training principal.
Osborne Clarke has appointed Alistair Francis as a private equity partner in London
Hall Brown Family Law has announced that it is opening an office in London.
Linklaters has announced that Matt Peers will become the firm’s new global chief operating officer.
Clyde & Co has appointed Judith Duffin as a consultant in the firm’s healthcare group.
Ashfords has appointed Ed Hopkins as senior associate.
Trowers & Hamlins has announced that it will be retaining six out of seven trainees who are qualifying this spring,including Emma Mitchell, Amy Sandel and Sam Woodhead in London.
Farrer & Co has appointed Andrew Watters as director of tax risk.
Wedlake Bell LLP has strengthened its data protection practice with the addition of new lawyer, Nikita Saini.
Bindmans LLP has appointed DavidHarris as its new chief executive office.
Keystone Law has recruited fintech lawyer Adrian Shedden
Keystone Law has added to its employment team with the appointment of Fladgate partner and head of employment Nick Tsatsas.
Dechert has welcomed Nigel Austin as chief operating
Mackrell Turner Garrett has recruited new solicitor Sehaj Lamba to its corporate and commercial department.
Payne Hicks Beach has appointed Charlotte Henshall as a solicitor in the dispute resolution department.
Mark Harden, Simon Conroy, Tony Sampson and John Haggis have joined Keystone Law.
Halebury has recruited former Vodafone head of legal (partner markets) Jenny Heyes.
Carey Olsen has made two promotions to senior associate in London.
Kerman & Co has appointed Stephen Hall as the firm’s new head of immigration.
Lewis Nedas has welcome Naziana Ayed to its property and private client departments.
Wilson Solicitors LLP has welcomed newly qualified solicitors Emma Terenius and Shahailya Stephenson.
Haynes and Boone has announced the promotion of a number of new counsel including Fiona Cain, Helen Conybeare Williams and Teena Grewal.
Addleshaw Goddard has recruited Ben Middleton as its new director of business development and communications.
Charles Russell Speechlys has announced the appointment of Suki Copeland as director of human resources and Sam Luxford-Watts as director of information technology.
Clifford Chance has appointed Matthew Newick as head of the firm’s global litigation, dispute resolution and risk management practice.
DAC Beachcroft has appointed two new partners. Tim Ryan will lead the firm’s national technology practice and David Sims joins the employment and pensions group as a partner.
Watson Farley & Williams has announced that Thomas Ross has joined the firm’s dispute resolution group as a partner.
CMS has appointed Neil Hamilton, a securitisation and structured finance specialist, as a partner in the capital markets and derivatives team.
Pamela Reddy has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s corporate and white collar crime team as a partner.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has added to its insurance practice with the hire of a new team. Naomi Vary and Karen Morrish both join as partners.
Collyer Bristow has welcomed Nigel Brahams as a partner in the corporate and commercial team.
Blake Morgan has appointed Meera Jansen as a partner in its banking and finance team.
Sidley Austin has announced that Wim De Vlieger and Till Lefranc will be joining the firm as partners.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has announced that John Schmidt has joined the competition/ antitrust practice as a partner.
Browne Jacobson has appointed Matthew Trinder, clinical negligence partner, to its health advisory litigation practice.
Bishop & Sewell has promoted Helen Langworthy, head of the private client team, to partner.
Kemp Little LLP has announced that Jacob Ghanty has joined the firm as a partner and will lead the financial regulatory team.
Hodge Jones & Allen has appointed Claire Kitchen as a partner to its dispute resolution team.
Sacker & Partners LLP has made two new hires. Sarah Clay and Aaron Dunning-Foreman join the firm as associates.
Taylor Wessing has enhanced its data protection practice with the appointment of Jane Reeves as senior counsel.
Horwich Farrelly has made a number of associate promotions including James Power (motor & casualty) and Katie Reeve (counter fraud).
CMS has announced the appointment of Tristan Hall as a partner in the firm’s insurance and reinsurance team.
Clyde & Co has announced the hire of Charles Kuhn as partner in the firm’s regulatory & investigations group.
Pinsent Masons has appointed Jean-François Le Gal as a partner in its litigation, regulation & tax team.
Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Poupak Anjomshoaa to partner.
Mishcon de Reya has appointed Guy Wilkes as a contentious regulatory partner.
Fladgate has appointed Kelly Whiter as an immigration partner.
Brown Rudnick has hired Jamie Symington as a partner in its contentious financial regulation team.
Boies Schiller & Flexner has elected Will Hooker as a partner.
K&L Gates has added an energy disputes team consisting of partners Jeremy Farr, Charles Lockwood, and Clare Kempkens.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has announced the promotion of Mark Fine to partner and Jennifer Tait as a national partner.
Jones Day has announced a number of new partners including Will McDonald.
Squire Patton Boggs has announced the appointment of Peter Wright and Rinku Bhadoria as partners in the global energy & natural resources practice group.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP has confirmed that Sacha Harber-Kelly has joined the firm as a partner.
Jenner & Block has elected James Woolrich to partner.
Travers Smith has announced that Rob Fell has been appointed as the new head of the firm’s dispute resolution department.
Browne Jacobson has appointed professional indemnity specialist Ed Anderson as a partner in its financial and professional risk practice.
Thrings LLP has appointed commercial property specialist Fionnuala Nolan as a partner.
Taylor Wessing has elected Dominic Fitzpatrick as its new UK senior partner.
Pemberton Greenish has announced the expansion of its commercial real estate department with the appointment of Ajoy Bose-Mallick as a real estate finance partner.
Druces LLP has appointed Paul White as a tax partner.
Hilary Meredith Solicitors has appointed Gary Tierney as head of its London office.
Marco Boldini has joined PwC’s legal practice as a director in its financial services regulatory practice.
Payne Hicks Beach has appointed Penny Miller as an assistant solicitor in the property department.
Davis Polk and Wardwell has promoted a number of new counsel including Aaron Ferner.
Crowell & Moring has promoted Gordon McAllister to counsel.