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Linklaters Madrid has strengthened its M&A and private equity practice with the hires of two associates from magic circle rivals. Alexander Kolb arrives from Clifford Chance’s corporate department, where he has worked since 1999, while Victor Manchado joins after five years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Hampshire firm White & Bowker has scooped a pair of solicitors to bolster its commercial property team. Michelle Kershaw joins from the Fleet office of Bates NVH, while Lisa Busby qualified this year after spending half her training contract with Leicester firm Spearing Waite Solicitors.
Niche media, technology and IP firm Laurence Kaye has hired the former in-house counsel at Penguin TV and Pearson Broadband Mailin Bala, who joins the two-year-old Hertfordshire outfit as an associate.