News Intellectual Property Europe Law firms Dozen Howrey partners break away to establish IP boutique By Margaret Taylor 11 October 2010 15:36 17 December 2015 15:54 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Muscles from Brussels 11 October 2010 at 16:41 Add to that departures of Camesasca, Kjolbe, Maier, Schuette and Chellingsworth from the competition side… Sinking ship. Reply Link Anonymous 13 October 2010 at 09:18 Any word of what the London office will be doing? Looks like the plug may be pulled across the whole of Europe Reply Link Anonymous 13 October 2010 at 12:33 what nonsense. there is no sinking ship in Brussels, it is clear to those in the market that actually work with them that their office is busy, and the antitrust practice remains busy and strong, with serious players. Reply Link Anonymous 13 October 2010 at 13:23 Bob Koenen, former member of Howrey´s management, was always proud to claim that he built Howrey Europe. Thereafter he jumped to McDermott. Let´s see what he will do their. At least McDermott´s shrinking turnover already looks like Howrey´s… Reply Link Anonymous 13 October 2010 at 14:59 At least Bob Koenen can spell… Reply Link Anonymous 15 October 2010 at 16:49 They can’t afford to lose any more partners or lawyers in London. Compare the head count there with 5 years ago. Reply Link Anonymous 19 October 2010 at 13:49 Brussels is now a boutique competition practice, with few equity partners. London now has 5 partners and 5 associates. A number of good people have left. The firm is likely to be in deep trouble – for all its talk of “restructuring”, this leaves them with nothing significant in Europe. This is “destructuring” – and it seems that it’s happening despite them, not because they are planning it. Americans getting it wrong in Europe. Same old, same old. Reply Link Anonymous 20 October 2010 at 13:19 What happened to the race discrimination claim against Trevor Soames, as reported in the Lawyer? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.