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Freshfields loses counsel to Kirkland

Freshfields loses counsel to Kirkland

13 November 2018

Kirkland & Ellis has further strengthened its competition practice in London with the hire of Thomas Wilson, who joins as a partner less than a year after he was promoted to counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Indian competition enforcer welcomes new chair

Indian competition enforcer welcomes new chair

12 November 2018

India’s government has appointed Ashok Kumar Gupta as the new chair of the country’s competition watchdog.

Baker Botts hires from Hogan Lovells

Baker Botts hires from Hogan Lovells

08 November 2018

Matthew Levitt joined Baker Botts today as a partner in Brussels, as the firm moves to expand its cartel and UK competition law practices.

Cleary Gottlieb promotes in Europe and US

Cleary Gottlieb promotes in Europe and US

30 October 2018

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted three partners and two counsel within its global antitrust team, based in Paris, Cologne and Washington, DC.

Ecuador appoints new competition head

Ecuador appoints new competition head

29 October 2018

An Ecuadorian government body responsible for regulatory appointments has named Danilo Sylva Pazmiño as the head of the country’s competition authority.

Spanish firm hires renowned academic for trucks cartel claim

Spanish firm hires renowned academic for trucks cartel claim

17 October 2018

Caamaño Concheiro and Seoane has recruited Francisco Marcos, a professor at IE Law School in Madrid, as an academic consultant to advise on damages claims following-on from the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision.

White & Case promotes four

White & Case promotes four

15 October 2018

White & Case’s global antitrust practice has promoted four attorneys – three of whom are women – to partner in Brussels, New York and Washington, DC.

Van Bael & Bellis adds to EU competition practice

Van Bael & Bellis adds to EU competition practice

10 October 2018

Michel Struys has joined Van Bael & Bellis as a partner in the firm’s Brussels-based EU competition practice, after 18 years at Allen & Overy.

New Brazilian boutique forms from Cascione antitrust team

New Brazilian boutique forms from Cascione antitrust team

08 October 2018

Competition partners Aurélio Marchini Santos, Ricardo Botelho and Daniel Caselta have left Cascione Pulino Boulos & Santos Advogados – now Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados – to start their own firm in São Paulo.

Baker McKenzie recruits from European Commission

Baker McKenzie recruits from European Commission

03 October 2018

Energy and competition law expert Christopher Jones has joined Baker McKenzie in Brussels after 33 years at the European Commission.