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Clifford Chance takes Herbert Smith partner

Clifford Chance takes Herbert Smith partner

11 December 2018

Michael Dietrich has joined Clifford Chance as partner in its Düsseldorf office, having managed Herbert Smith Freehills’ German competition practice since December 2017.

Ohlhausen joins Baker Botts

Ohlhausen joins Baker Botts

06 December 2018

Former Federal Trade Commission acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen is joining Baker Botts in Washington, DC, as co-chair of the global antitrust practice.

Firms promote in Europe and Asia

Firms promote in Europe and Asia

04 December 2018

Four firms have recently promoted members of their competition teams to counsel and partner in Europe and Asia.

Marsden joins Charles River Associates

Marsden joins Charles River Associates

29 November 2018

Philip Marsden, previously a senior director at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, is joining Charles River Associates as a senior policy advisor with its competition team.

Law firms and economic consultancy promote internally

Law firms and economic consultancy promote internally

19 November 2018

A global law firm, a competition boutique and an economic consultancy all promoted competition specialists in their European offices over the past several weeks.

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.