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bureau Brandeis opens Paris office

Former officials from the European Commission and France's Competition Authority have joined litigation boutique bureau Brandeis to launch its Paris office.

26 February 2021

Boyce hangs up hat after 35 years

Competition law stalwart John Boyce, the head of Slaughter and May’s Brussels office, is set to retire after spending more than three decades at the firm.

26 February 2021

Former DOJ counsel rejoins O’Melveny & Myers

Julia Schiller, former counsel to the assistant attorney general of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, has returned to O'Melveny & Myers as a partner in the firm’s office in Washington, DC.

23 February 2021

Baker McKenzie hires partner from MLAB

Paloma Martínez-Lage has left MLAB Abogados to head Baker McKenzie’s competition team in Madrid.

19 February 2021

Willkie boosts EU practice with Gibson Dunn hire

Jens-Olrik Murach is set to leave Gibson Dunn & Crutcher to join the partnership at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Brussels and Frankfurt.

17 February 2021

Community round-up: Firms hire in UK and Sweden

An associate director at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has moved to Walker Morris in the UK, while an ex-official at the Swedish Competition Authority has joined Norburg & Scherp.

11 February 2021

Mexican commissioner dies from covid-19

Local lawyers are mourning the loss of Gustavo Rodrigo Pérez Valdespín, a commissioner at Mexico’s antitrust watchdog, who passed away on 4 February after contracting coronavirus.

10 February 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills hires ex-Clayton Utz partner

Linda Evans has joined the competition group at Herbert Smith Freehills as a partner in Sydney after nearly 30 years at Clayton Utz.

10 February 2021

CMA appoints new cartel head

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has appointed Juliette Enser to replace Howard Cartlidge as its senior director of cartels.

09 February 2021

ECIJA hires from Bird & Bird

Patricia Liñán has left Bird & Bird to lead ECIJA’s Spanish competition practice in Madrid.

08 February 2021

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