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Linklaters and Freshfields announce promotions

Linklaters has promoted two competition lawyers to the partnership in Paris and Beijing, while Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has strengthened its antitrust group with partner promotions in Europe and the US.

12 April 2021

Latham snags top EU enforcer

Carles Esteva Mosso, the head of the European Commission’s state aid unit and the former head of its merger division, is leaving the EU authority to join the partnership at Latham & Watkins.

12 April 2021

bureau Brandeis hires from Dutch enforcer

Lara Elzas has left her role as a senior lawyer at the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets to join litigation boutique bureau Brandeis.

08 April 2021

Brattle Group nabs Davis from Cornerstone

Peter Davis has left his role as head of Cornerstone Research’s EU competition practice to join Brattle Group as a principal in London.

07 April 2021

Lacy swaps Simpson Thacher for Goodwin

Andrew Lacy has left Simpson Thacher & Bartlett to join Goodwin as a partner in Washington, DC.

06 April 2021

Baker McKenzie grows in Europe with Linklaters hire

Sibel Yilmaz has left her role as counsel at Linklaters' Brussels office to join Baker McKenzie as a partner next month.

01 April 2021

Morrison & Foerster adds former DOJ enforcer

Alexander Okuliar, the former deputy assistant attorney general for civil enforcement at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, has joined Morrison & Foerster as a partner in Washington, DC.

17 March 2021

Cleary Gottlieb nabs former enforcer from Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May is set to lose another high-profile member of its competition practice following the announced departure of Jackie Holland to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in London.

16 March 2021

UK tribunal appoints Ashurst head as chair

Ashurst's global chairman Ben Tidswell is departing the firm after 21 years as a partner to join the UK's Competition Appeals Tribunal, while his soon-to-be former colleagues have opened a Dublin office to focus on EU competition law.

08 March 2021

Lawyers and economists promoted across Europe

Baker Botts has promoted David Cardwell to partner and Adam Dawson to special counsel in Brussels, while Mathilde Saltiel has been made up to partner at Latham & Watkins in Paris and Cornerstone Research has named Vikram Kumar as a principal in London.

05 March 2021

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