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Brexit drives Van Bael & Bellis London move

Van Bael & Bellis will open a new London office in September, led by existing competition partner David Hull and Alex Stratakis, who makes the switch from Baker McKenzie.

29 June 2020

Boies Schiller exodus continues with King & Spalding moves

A four-partner New York trial team that includes three antitrust lawyers has moved from Boies Schiller Flexner to King & Spalding.

22 June 2020

Community round-up: Israeli lawyer opens new boutique

A new competition boutique has opened in Israel, while Crowell & Moring have recruited Telenet’s in-house counsel in Brussels and one of Finland’s most experienced antitrust lawyers has stepped down from his firm’s partnership.

19 June 2020

Isaacson and Dunn join Paul Weiss

Litigators William Isaacson and Karen Dunn have joined Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison as partners in Washington, DC.

19 June 2020

Tyrie set to leave CMA

The chair of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has announced that he will step down three years earlier than expected, having pushed for an ambitious suite of reforms but complaining about the “inherent limits” of his role.

18 June 2020

Cassels off the hook in Baker McKenzie misconduct case

A UK tribunal has cleared competition lawyer Tom Cassels of any wrongdoing in a wider probe into serious professional misconduct by former Baker McKenzie managing partner Gary Senior.

15 June 2020

Consultancy AlixPartners buys boutique Matrix

Economic consultancy AlixPartners has acquired boutique rival Matrix Partners.

02 June 2020

Community round-up: McGrath and Kinsella join new firms

Euclid Law has hired Becket McGrath from Cooley in London, while government affairs consultancy Flint Global has appointed Stephen Kinsella as a specialist partner.

01 June 2020

Community round-up: Jones Day and Reed Smith add partners

Jones Day has hired a new partner from Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia, an Ashurst lawyer has joined Reed Smith in London, and Oxera has promoted four economists in the UK, Germany and Italy.

07 May 2020

Community round-up: Freshfields bolsters antitrust team with counsel promotions

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted four lawyers to counsel, while Clifford Chance has promoted two senior associates to the partnership in London and New York.

01 May 2020

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