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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer litigation counsel Maxim Kulkov has left the firm along with a team of lawyers to set up a Moscow-based dispute resolution boutique. Kulkov has co-founded Kulkov Kolotilov & Partners alongside Freshfields associate Oleg Kolotilov. Kolotilov is also a partner at the new firm and the duo have brought four other Freshfields lawyers […]

Mayer Brown, McDermott and Wragge Lawrence Graham all hire in Paris

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Linklaters projects partners Hagopian and Ijaz quit for Milbank

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy has hired a pair of Linklaters projects partners, Matthew Hagopian and Manzer Ijaz. Hagopian is co-head of Linklaters’ global energy sector, and leads its US law energy and project finance practice globally. Dual-qualified in England and New York, he has been a partner at the magic circle firm since joining […]


White & Case hires two Clifford Chance partners in Germany as exits continue

Two more Clifford Chance partners, Peter Rosin and Thomas Burmeister, have left the firm’s German practice. The pair, who specialise in energy law, are set to join White & Case in Düsseldorf.  The exits follow that of Clifford Chance’s former German corporate head Arndt Stengel, who left to join Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy’s Frankfurt […]

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