Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Eight City lawyers make partner in Freshfields’ 21-strong promotions round

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted eight London lawyers to partner, while also revealing its largest-ever cohort of new US members. All but two of the Freshfields promotions in the City are in its transactions group, with two in disputes (Simon Duncombe and Ali Kirby-Harris are both thought to have trained with the firm). In transactions, […]

Kraft Heinz creates new international GC title

Kraft Heinz has appointed Thomas Loest in a newly-created role as international general counsel after the departure of its former EMEA GC. Loest joined the food manufacturing giant last July as EMEA general counsel to lead a legal team of 25 lawyers and take over from Victoria White who left Kraft Heinz after five years. […]