Arbitration nation

Ex-Freshfields star Jan Paulsson’s decision to form a boutique with partners from Shearman and Covington has shaken up the arbitration world. With Peter Rees turning up at 39 Essex Street, this is a sector that is seeing plenty of movement.

Freshfields’ Paulsson boutique co-founded with partners from Covington, Jones Day and Shearman

Freshfields trio launch arbitration boutique to challenge magic circle

See you later, arbitrator

Freshfields arbitrator blames conflicts as he quits to set up German boutique

Coming out of his Shell: Peter Rees QC on leaving “the best job in law”