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Community round-up: Compass Lexecon opens in Denmark and firms hire in Europe

Compass Lexecon has launched a new office in Copenhagen, Brinkhof has hired from Freshfields in Amsterdam, ELIG has brought in a new counsel, while partners have also left Mischcon de Reya and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

01 October 2020

Bacon joins High Court

Competition specialist Kelyn Bacon QC is leaving Brick Court Chambers after 20 years to become a judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.

17 September 2020

Oxera hires DG Comp case handler

Stéphane Dewulf has joined Oxera’s Brussels office as a principal after six years at the European Commission.

14 September 2020

Henry leaves MoFo to start own practice

Roxann Henry, a former chair of the American Bar Association’s antitrust section, has launched her own solo practice after more than 35 years working in competition law. She spoke with GCR USA about her career and why she decided to launch her own practice after eight years at Morrison & Foerster.

09 September 2020

Lesur swaps McDermott for Franklin

Lionel Lesur has left McDermott Will & Emery in Paris after nine years to head up Franklin Avocats' new competition practice.

08 September 2020

Dechert co-chair heads to Steptoe & Johnson

Michael Weiner has joined Steptoe & Johnson as a partner in the firm’s New York office after almost 10 years as co-chair of Dechert’s competition group.

03 September 2020

Community round-up: Firms hire and promote in Europe, US and India

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has expanded its London competition team, Cornerstone Research has promoted competition economists in the UK and the US, while firms in India and Ukraine have recruited.

28 August 2020

Orrick expands German competition team

Lars Mesenbrink has joined Orrick as a partner in Düsseldorf, leaving Hengeler Mueller after nine years at the firm.

05 August 2020

DOJ trial lawyer Elmer leaves for Freshfields

Trial lawyer Julie Elmer has left the Department of Justice’s antitrust division and joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as a partner in Washington, DC.

23 July 2020

Freshfields set to launch in Silicon Valley

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is set to open a new office in Silicon Valley with seven founding partners, including Brussels-based antitrust partner Alan Ryan.

02 July 2020

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