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Withers’ Hong Kong managing partner leaves for Mishcon

Withers has taken a hit in Hong Kong, after losing its managing partner and a private client partner to Mishcon De Reya. Wei Zhang, the firm’s office head, has spent more than 13 years at Withers. She joined Withers Bergman as an associate in 2010 and was given the nod to partner in 2017. Timothy […]

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Freshfields boosts Paris restructuring arm with US firm hire

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has bolstered its restructuring and insolvency offering in Paris with the hire of a partner from a US firm. Paul Hastings partner Guilhem Bremond will join the firm’s transactions practice, of which the restructuring team is a part, with almost three decades of experience on the debtor side of insolvency matters. Freshfields […]


The Lawyer Podcast: Live from the GC Strategy Summit

The new episode of The Lawyer Podcast comes to you live from The Lawyer’s recent GC conference in Bedfordshire. Editor Catrin Griffiths and litigation editor Christian Smith are joined by a range of senior in-house leaders, along with journalists from The Lawyer to discuss what’s keeping GCs up at night. Sarah Binder from Lime and […]

Fieldfisher pushes European agenda forward with latest office launch

Fieldfisher is gaining a foothold in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), opening its first office since placing the Continent at the core of its three-year strategy. To do this, Fieldfisher has opened its doors in the Austrian capital of Vienna with a four-partner team leading the new office. The firm has hit Austrian firm SCWP […]

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