Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has appointed Norton Rose’s Frankfurt corporate team leader Nico Abel as its second partner for its new German offices.
All the latest partner hires and other appointments within Continental European firms and offices.
Europe’s largest law firm, Garrigues, is quitting the Latin American alliance it founded in 2004 in order to launch its own offices on the continent.
A group of lawyers from the Swedish offices of Ashurst and White & Case have joined forces with the former managing partner of Hannes Snellman’s Stockholm office to form a corporate boutique.
Latham & Watkins has secured the hire of three Shearman & Sterling partners to launch a Düsseldorf office, hot on the heels of Shearman’s decision to centralise its German presence in Frankfurt.
Deals are on the up in Switzerland, while measures to shed light on the country’s mysterious banking system also herald work for lawyers
Spain’s big four law firms are serious players on the European scene, but tough times have called for tough coping strategies
Prospects of domestic shale gas supplies and a steady stream of EU regulatory changes mean Polish lawyers should see even more work flowing in
As Portuguese firms face liberalisation in a post-bailout world and the home market remains tough, many are setting their sights overseas
Deal activity is at a record level and heading upwards in Turkey