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Cooley poaches CMS partner for London rebuild

Caroline Hobson has left CMS to join Cooley in London, two years after the latter lost its sole competition partner in the UK capital.

14 March 2022

Glass departs Quinn Emanuel for Cooley

Cooley has hired former Department of Justice attorney Ethan Glass from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan as a partner in Washington, DC.

14 March 2022

Cleary Gottlieb nabs Linklaters partner in rare lateral hire

Isabel Rooms is leaving Linklaters for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels, marking the firm’s first lateral partner hire in the EU capital for almost two decades.

11 March 2022

Gernandt & Danielsson adds new head of competition

Foad Hoseinian has left Sullivan & Cromwell in Brussels to join Swedish firm Gernandt & Danielsson to become the new head of its antitrust practice.

11 March 2022

Linklaters, Freshfields, BCLP and others shut Russian offices

Several of Russia’s leading competition practices will cease operating after Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills, Clifford Chance and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner confirmed they will close their offices in Moscow.

10 March 2022

Hogan Lovells partner defects to Jones Day

Hogan Lovells has suffered the loss of a second senior competition lawyer in London in the space of a few days, after partner Mark Jones left to join Jones Day.

09 March 2022

Gibson Dunn adds another ex-FTC lawyer to antitrust bench

Former Federal Trade Commission attorney Sophia Vandergrift has joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in the firm’s office in Washington, DC.

03 March 2022

Linklaters litigator joins Mayer Brown partnership

Mayer Brown has snagged former Linklaters lawyer Airlie Goodman as a competition litigation partner in London.

02 March 2022

Addleshaw Goddard poaches from Hogan Lovells

Paul Chaplin has left Hogan Lovells after nearly two decades to join Addleshaw Goddard as a litigation partner in London.

01 March 2022

Ex-COFECE head joins Brattle Group

Alejandra Palacios, the former head of Mexico’s antitrust watchdog, has joined Brattle Group’s competition practice as an outside expert linked to the consultancy’s San Francisco office.

25 February 2022

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