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Kirkland & Ellis poaches partner from Allen & Overy

Kirkland & Ellis has recruited Alasdair Balfour from Allen & Overy, as it looks to strengthen its team in London following the recent defections of two partners to rivals.

08 April 2022

Community round-up: Freshfields, Skadden and Eversheds announce promotions

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted two senior associates and three counsel to partner, while Eversheds Sutherland and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have also strengthened their partnerships with promotions in London.

07 April 2022

Linklaters promotes in Brussels and London

Linklaters has promoted two competition lawyers and one antitrust litigator to the partnership in Brussels and London, effective 1 May.

06 April 2022

Community round-up: Former CADE commissioner joins LeFosse to open new office

A former commissioner at Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has joined LeFosse to open its new office in Brasília, while Hannes Snellman has added a new counsel in Helsinki and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has poached a senior lawyer from Slaughter and May in London.

04 April 2022

Cooley continues hiring spree with EU heavyweight

Jonas Koponen, former global head of competition at Linklaters, has left the firm after more than two decades to join Cooley’s expanding antitrust practice in Brussels.

29 March 2022

Slaughter and May strengthens in Brussels

Slaughter and May has promoted Jonathan Slade to partner in its Brussels office.

25 March 2022

Arab Competition Network launches

Antitrust enforcers in the Middle East and Africa have come together to create the Arab Competition Network, which will provide a platform for members to work on cross-border antitrust cases and increase advocacy efforts.

23 March 2022

Morrison & Foerster hires from Freshfields in London

Marie-Claire Strawbridge has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer after 16 years to join Morrison & Foerster as a partner in London.

22 March 2022

Garrigues appoints new antitrust head in Brussels

Alfonso Lamadrid has been named the new head of Garrigues’ antitrust practice in Brussels, following the retirement of José Luis Buendía last month.

16 March 2022

Hogan Lovells poaches from Allen & Overy in Germany

Lukas Rengier has joined Hogan Lovells as counsel in Munich from Allen & Overy.

16 March 2022

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