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Scott+Scott hires three for new Amsterdam office

Scott+Scott hires three for new Amsterdam office

26 June 2019

US firm Scott+Scott has hired Damiën F Berkhout to lead its Amsterdam office as well as adding a counsel and a senior associate to the team.

Sarma swaps Latham for Cooley

Sarma swaps Latham for Cooley

21 June 2019

Cooley has continued its Brussels expansion with the addition of special counsel Stella Sarma from Latham & Watkins.

Yves Bot, 1947 – 2019

Yves Bot, 1947 – 2019

12 June 2019

The European competition community is mourning the loss of advocate general Yves Bot, who passed away on Sunday.

Firms change partners’ roles in Europe

Firms change partners’ roles in Europe

31 May 2019

Three firms have made promotions at the top of their European practices.

Laitenberger appointed General Court judge

Laitenberger appointed General Court judge

30 May 2019

The director-general for competition at the European Commission has been appointed a judge at the EU’s General Court, effective 1 September.

Lateral hires boost Pinsent Masons and DWF European practices

Lateral hires boost Pinsent Masons and DWF European practices

21 May 2019

Taylor Wessing’s UK head of competition, Robert Vidal, has left to join the partnership at Pinsent Masons in London, while Christian Peeters has joined DWF as a partner in Brussels.

Finnish firms strengthen partnerships

Finnish firms strengthen partnerships

09 May 2019

Maria Wasastjerna is leaving an in-house role at Nokia to join Hannes Snellman, while Mentula & Väätäinen has promoted Risto Riikonen to partner.

Oxera promotes former DG Comp director-general

Oxera promotes former DG Comp director-general

01 May 2019

Clifford Chance, Ashurst and Oxera have named new partners and counsel across Europe and Australia.

Scott+Scott launches in Amsterdam

Scott+Scott launches in Amsterdam

01 May 2019

US claimant firm Scott+Scott is set to open an office in the Netherlands, as it seeks to address client concerns about the effect of Brexit on competition litigation.

Firms announce European promotions

Firms announce European promotions

29 April 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills, Allen & Overy and Simmons & Simmons have confirmed a raft of promotions in their European competition practices.