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South Africa appoints new head

South Africa’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition has appointed Doris Tshepe to replace Tembinkosi Bonakele as head of the country’s antitrust authority.

13 June 2022

Gilbert + Tobin promotes four to partner

Gilbert + Tobin has promoted four special counsel to partner in Sydney and Melbourne following the high-profile departure of two senior partners earlier this year.

10 June 2022

Collins swaps Mason Hayes for Matheson

Niall Collins has left Mason Hayes & Curran after just over a decade to lead Matheson’s competition team in Dublin.

08 June 2022

KWM poaches renowned competition lawyer from Gilbert + Tobin

Luke Woodward has joined King & Wood Mallesons as a partner in Sydney after more than two decades at Gilbert + Tobin.

07 June 2022

Cornerstone Research nabs new EU competition head

Liam Colley has left the partnership at AlixPartners after more than 13 years to join Cornerstone Research as a senior vice president and head of the firm’s European competition practice in London.

07 June 2022

Dentons poaches from Freshfields in Germany

Maren Tamke has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Dentons’ competition practice as a partner in Berlin.

06 June 2022

Firms strengthen partnerships in London and Sydney

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has promoted a senior associate to partner in Sydney, while Travers Smith has named two litigators to the partnership in London.

01 June 2022

Antitrust Academics: call for nominations

GCR is now accepting nominations for its inaugural Antitrust Academics survey to recognise the world’s top scholars in the field of competition law.

01 June 2022

Russell McVeagh bolsters practice

Russell McVeagh has promoted Petra Carey and Bradley Aburn to the partnership in Auckland.

31 May 2022

UK government names candidate for CMA chair

The UK government has selected Marcus Bokkerink as chair of the Competition and Markets Authority almost two years after Lord Andrew Tyrie was ousted from the role, in a surprising decision that has been greeted with cautious optimism by local antitrust lawyers.

31 May 2022

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