Linklaters has hired its first banking partner for its growing Dutch office.
Martijn Koopal, currently head of the banking and finance practice at DLA SchutGrosheide in Amsterdam, will join the firm later this year.
The appointment is the latest step in the development of Linklaters’ Dutch law capability and follows the hire of corporate partner Pieter Riemer from Allen & Overy in January.
Robert Amsterdam, the Canadian human rights lawyer representing Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, has vowed to fight on after his client was today sentenced to nine years imprisonment. Speaking to The Lawyer today (Tuesday 31 May), Amsterdam, of two-partner firm Amsterdam & Peroff, indicated the defence team would be appealing the result. Khodorkovsky, the former chief […]