Mayer Brown’s London antitrust and competition head Gillian Sproul has left the firm to join Greenberg Traurig Maher.
The trend for US firms to bring in some of UK firm’s top legal talent is continuing with the news that Kirkland & Ellis has hired the head of Linklaters’ UK competition practice Paula Riedel.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer antitrust partner Andrea Gomes da Silva as senior legal director of its markets, mergers and sector regulation group.
Mayer Brown has hired Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) EU and competition head David Harrison to co-head its European antitrust and competition team.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that Andrew Hockley will take over from David Harrison as the head of the firm’s antitrust and competition group from 1 May
Cooley has replaced Edwards Wildman as Amazon’s primary trademark and competition panel firm in Europe following the latter’s merger with Locke Lord.
French firm Franklin has hired a partner from Bird & Bird’s Paris office to develop a new competition and distribution practice.
The UK Government has won a landmark victory at the European General Court in a battle with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton client, the European Central Bank (ECB), over the location of central clearing houses for euro-denominated trades.
Sidley Austin partner Tim Cowen has joined technology, media and telecoms (TMT) boutique Preiskel & Co as an equity partner.
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