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Van Bael & Bellis partner moves to Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has bolstered its competition group in Brussels with the hire of Michel Struys as a partner from Van Bael & Bellis.

27 September 2021

Pérez Llorca strengthens in Madrid

Pablo Figueroa has joined Pérez Llorca as a partner in Madrid, after stepping down from his role as the head of Garrido Abogados’ competition group.

22 September 2021

Stikeman Elliott nabs former Norton Rose Fulbright competition head

Kevin Ackhurst, the former head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s Canadian competition group, has left the firm after nearly 13 years to join the partnership at Stikeman Elliott.

16 September 2021

MWE strengthens in Paris with hire from Latham & Watkins

Frédéric Pradelles has joined McDermott Will & Emery’s antitrust team as a partner in Paris.

15 September 2021

Geradin Partners recruits another ex-CMA official

Stijn Huijts, a former legal director at the UK’s Competition Markets Authority, has joined Geradin Partners, becoming the second ex-enforcer to move to the firm this year.

13 September 2021

Portuguese firm hires former UK enforcer

Andrea Gomes da Silva has joined PLMJ in Lisbon as a special advisor, following her departure from the UK’s competition authority earlier this year.

13 September 2021

Simmons & Simmons poaches from Herbert Smith Freehills

Mark Jephcott, the former head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Asia competition practice, has joined Simmons & Simmons as a partner in London.

06 September 2021

Community round-up: Addleshaw Goddard launches French competition practice

Brattle Group and Addleshaw Goddard have bolstered their respective competition teams with lateral hires in Brussels and Paris, while Levy & Salomão has named a new partner in Brasília.

03 September 2021

Ex-Freshfields lawyers launch spin-off boutique in Germany

Three former principal associates in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s competition team in Düsseldorf have left the firm to open an antitrust boutique in the same city.

01 September 2021

Macfarlanes nabs Pepper from Cleary Gottlieb

Richard Pepper has left Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton to join the partnership at Macfarlanes as the UK-based firm looks to boost its Brussels practice following Brexit.

31 August 2021

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