BG Group general counsel Graham Vinter is stepping down after seven years in the role following his company’s announced merger with energy company Shell, and will be replaced by Sapa group general counsel Tom Melbye.
Slaughter and May is advising Royal Dutch Shell on its recommended cash and share valued at £47bn to take over natural gas company BG Group, represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.
Chadbourne & Parke has recruited corporate partner Andrei Baev from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as its new Moscow managing partner.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued to bolster its Asian practice by hiring from magic circle rival Linklaters, this time taking a Beijing banking and finance partner for its Hong Kong office.
Scotland-headquartered Maclay Murray & Spens has bolstered its Aberdeen oil and gas practice with the hire of Dana Petroleum general counsel Jill Reid.
Ecotricity has turned to Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co for its £68m strategic financing deal with Aviva.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has relocated Asia energy head David Clinch to Singapore as energy partner Richard Nelson departs for US firm King & Spalding.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have advised on Asia’s largest bond offering so far this year, the $5bn (£3.3bn) bond offering by state-owned Malaysian company Petronas.
Oil and gas company Afren has drafted in both White & Case and Willkie Farr & Gallagher on a review of its expenses practices, which has led the company to report itself to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over fraudulent expenses payments.
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