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Former ECJ judge returns to Monckton Chambers

Christopher Vajda QC, a former judge at the European Court of Justice, has rejoined Monckton Chambers several months after stepping down from his role in Luxembourg because of the UK’s exit from the European Union.

27 October 2020

Former Freshfields partner joins Ontier

Ontier has hired the former head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Spanish competition team, Francisco Cantos, to help launch its European antitrust practice.

21 October 2020

Gibson Dunn adds to German antitrust team

Georg Weidenbach is leaving Latham & Watkins to join Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in Frankfurt.

20 October 2020

Cleary Gottlieb merger specialist heads to Cerha Hempel

Michael Mayr has left Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton to join Cerha Hempel as an antitrust partner in Vienna.

15 October 2020

Crowell & Moring snags partner from McDermott

Stefan Meisner has left McDermott Will & Emery to join Crowell & Moring as a partner in the firm’s office in Washington, DC.

14 October 2020

Freshfields hires again in Washington, DC

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has bolstered its US antitrust practice with the addition of partner Meghan Rissmiller from Hogan Lovells in Washington, DC.

14 October 2020

McMillan hires from Blakes

Joshua Krane has left Blake Cassels & Graydon after 10 years to join McMillan’s competition practice as a partner in Toronto.

06 October 2020

Community round-up: Compass Lexecon opens in Denmark and firms hire in Europe

Compass Lexecon has launched a new office in Copenhagen, Brinkhof has hired from Freshfields in Amsterdam, ELIG has brought in a new counsel, while partners have also left Mischcon de Reya and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

01 October 2020

Bacon joins High Court

Competition specialist Kelyn Bacon QC is leaving Brick Court Chambers after 20 years to become a judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales.

17 September 2020

Oxera hires DG Comp case handler

Stéphane Dewulf has joined Oxera’s Brussels office as a principal after six years at the European Commission.

14 September 2020

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