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Kinsella retires, ex-CADE official opens boutique and BonelliErede promotes

Kinsella retires, ex-CADE official opens boutique and BonelliErede promotes

20 December 2019

Sidley Austin partner Stephen Kinsella has announced his retirement after more than 30 years in private practice, while a former official at Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has opened a boutique law firm and BonelliErede has promoted a partner in Italy.

Gibson Dunn, De Brauw and AZB promote and hire

Gibson Dunn, De Brauw and AZB promote and hire

22 November 2019

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has promoted Helen Gornall and brought back Maikel van Wissen as partners, while Marc Picat, Bharat Budholi and Luis Marin Tobar have moved to competitors.

Baker McKenzie global antitrust head leaves for Tauil & Chequer

Baker McKenzie global antitrust head leaves for Tauil & Chequer

15 November 2019

A Brazilian firm has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe partner and Baker McKenzie global antitrust head Francisco Todorov, as well adding two other partners and five associates.

Women are well represented in US DOJ leadership, says O’Neill

Women are well represented in US DOJ leadership, says O’Neill

08 November 2019

One of the highest-ranking women at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division sees “a lot of really terrific and talented women” in both the leadership and career staff of the agency.

Firms hire and promote across Europe and North America

Firms hire and promote across Europe and North America

08 November 2019

Taylor Wessing has hired in-house lawyer Paolo Palmigiano to lead its UK competition practice, while economist Barbara Veronese has joined Oxera as a partner in its new Milan office.

Irvine joins Bowmans in South Africa

Irvine joins Bowmans in South Africa

01 November 2019

Heather Irvine has left Falcon & Hume Attorneys to join Bowmans in Johannesburg.

White & Case promotes in US and Brussels

White & Case promotes in US and Brussels

17 October 2019

White & Case has strengthened its global competition practice with the addition of three female lawyers to the partnership in the US and Brussels.

KPMG promotes and recruits economists from CMA

KPMG promotes and recruits economists from CMA

14 October 2019

KPMG has hired two economists from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and promoted Caitlin Wilkinson to partner, heading a round of hires and promotions at practices in London and Washington, DC.

US DOJ appellate chief joins Gibson Dunn

US DOJ appellate chief joins Gibson Dunn

14 October 2019

Kristen Limarzi has become a partner in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, DC, office after more than a decade at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division.

Brazil and Korea grapple with women’s role in antitrust enforcement

25 September 2019

Competition authorities overseeing two of the largest economies in the world have faced questions about the presence of women – or lack thereof – at those agencies.