The Lawyer Global Litigation Top 50 report is the only ranking of international law firms by litigation and arbitration revenue and is essential reading for anyone seeking to benchmark their litigation and dispute resolution practices...
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
Managing partner John Quinn said: “With the arrival of this team we are now in a position to take on and manage major pieces of complex litigation.
“This team certainly fits within our strategy to offer London litigants magic circle level talent for disputes that magic circle firms cannot take because of conflicts.”
Bunting, who has seven years post-qualification experience (PQE), joined Slaughter and May’s dispute resolution department from New Zealand firm Buddle Findlay. He is qualified as a solicitor advocate in the England and Wales and as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand.
Four year PQE Zakarauskas was a barrister in Holman Fenwick’s commercial litigation department, having originally trained at Brick Court Chambers.
Pert, who is also four years’ qualified, is qualified as a New York attorney and prior to joining Freshfields in 2007 worked for Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison.
Quinn Emanuel, which specialises in bringing litigation against major financial institutions, launched in London in April (www.thelawyer.com, 22 April) after hiring Kirkland & Ellis litigation partner Richard East. It has since added Marc Becker from Los Angeles firm Munger Tolles & Olson and Bingham McCutcheon silk Sue Prevezer QC to its partner headcount.