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DOJ trial lawyer Elmer leaves for Freshfields

Trial lawyer Julie Elmer has left the Department of Justice’s antitrust division and joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as a partner in Washington, DC.

23 July 2020

Freshfields set to launch in Silicon Valley

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is set to open a new office in Silicon Valley with seven founding partners, including Brussels-based antitrust partner Alan Ryan.

02 July 2020

Snyder to leave Hong Kong enforcer

Brent Snyder, the chief executive at Hong Kong’s Competition Commission, has decided not to renew his term and will step down by 2021.

30 June 2020

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

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