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Janssens becomes Freshfields global antitrust head

Janssens becomes Freshfields global antitrust head

26 June 2017

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed partner Thomas Janssens as its global competition practice head, a role he takes over from David Broomhall and Martin Klusmann.

Hobbelen swaps Freshfields for Bird & Bird

Hobbelen swaps Freshfields for Bird & Bird

23 June 2017

Hein Hobbelen has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Bird & Bird as partner in Brussels and The Hague.

Clifford Chance adds Tayar in Paris

21 June 2017

Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner David Tayar will join Clifford Chance on 3 July.

Snyder to become Hong Kong enforcer’s executive

Snyder to become Hong Kong enforcer’s executive

20 June 2017

Brent Snyder, the deputy assistant attorney general for criminal enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division, is set to become the Hong Kong Competition Commission’s next chief executive – prompting observers to foresee a rise in enforcement by the young agency.

Hogan Lovells adds Brussels partner

20 June 2017

Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte will leave Crowell & Moring in August to join Hogan Lovells in Brussels.

Drauz joins Sullivan & Cromwell

Drauz joins Sullivan & Cromwell

14 June 2017

Former European Commission senior official Götz Drauz has left Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to join Sullivan & Cromwell’s new Brussels office.

Drew & Napier loses lawyer and gains economist

Drew & Napier loses lawyer and gains economist

12 June 2017

Scott Clements has left Drew & Napier’s Singapore office to join Allen & Gledhill, but his now-former firm recently hired senior economist Lip Hang Poh from Singapore’s competition enforcer.

Gibson Dunn hires Brussels of counsel

Gibson Dunn hires Brussels of counsel

09 June 2017

Takeshige Sugimoto joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Brussels on 25 April from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.

McDermott adds partners in Germany and Miami

McDermott adds partners in Germany and Miami

09 June 2017

McDermott Will & Emery has hired partner Daniel von Brevern in Düsseldorf and Brian Gallagher in Miami.

Shearman adds new partner in Brussels

Shearman adds new partner in Brussels

08 June 2017

Shearman & Sterling has promoted Elvira Aliende Rodriguez to partner in the firm’s Brussels office.