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European and North American firms boost competition practices

Randall Hofley has returned from Canada’s Competition Bureau to Blake Cassels & Graydon’s Toronto office. Across the Atlantic, Neil Warwick has joined DAC Beachcroft in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from Square One Law; and Bredin Prat named Guillaume Fabre and Anne Jussiaux as counsels in Paris.

07 February 2020

Mixed reactions to Poland's new competition head

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has appointed a former government adviser as its new president.

28 January 2020

Promotions and hires in Europe and North America

Compass Lexecon and E.CA Economics have hired and promoted economists respectively, while Noerr has hired from Mayer Brown in Brussels; Cooley has promoted two in the US; Travers Smith has promoted a senior counsel; and Hannes Snellman has hired two senior associates.

24 January 2020

Lateral moves in Europe

Vincent Brophy has joined Sidley Austin, a Dechert partner has gone to Pinsent Masons, Willkie Farr & Gallagher has promoted in London, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher announced a new co-chair of its global competition practice and there has been a partner move in Greece.

17 January 2020

Reed Smith opens Brussels office

Reed Smith has opened an office in Brussels that will focus on competition and regulatory law, with the firm recruiting three antitrust partners to bolster the practice.

16 January 2020

Geradin sets up new competition boutique

Damien Geradin has left Euclid Law to start a new competition law boutique in Brussels.

13 January 2020

Firms kick off 2020 with promotions

Hausfeld have promoted partners in London and Philadelphia, with Hogan Lovells and Morrison & Foerster also promoting, and the International Bar Association has announced new co-chairs for its antitrust section.

10 January 2020

GCR Awards now open for nominations

Global Competition Review is now accepting nominations for our 10th annual awards ceremony, which honours the world’s top antitrust lawyers, academics, economists and government enforcers for their work.

06 January 2020

Kinsella retires, ex-CADE official opens boutique and BonelliErede promotes

Sidley Austin partner Stephen Kinsella has announced his retirement after more than 30 years in private practice, while a former official at Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has opened a boutique law firm and BonelliErede has promoted a partner in Italy.

20 December 2019

Gibson Dunn, De Brauw and AZB promote and hire

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has promoted Helen Gornall and brought back Maikel van Wissen as partners, while Marc Picat, Bharat Budholi and Luis Marin Tobar have moved to competitors.

22 November 2019

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