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Addleshaws reels in DWF projects partner

Addleshaw Goddard is bolstering its projects and energy team with a double hire, as it continues apace with a streak of laterals. The firm has recruited longtime DWF projects head Suzanne Moir, who is based in Edinburgh. Moir spent around eight years at DWF, advising on infrastructure and procurement projects in Scotland and the UK […]

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A&O partner joins ex-colleagues in Milbank HK move

Milbank has made its first partner hire in Hong Kong in five years, as capital markets partner Alex Tao joins the US firm from Allen & Overy. Tao was a partner at Allen & Overy’s Hong Kong office for nearly four years. Prior that he was a counsel at Davis Polk & Wadwell, where he […]

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Covington adds financial regulatory partner from rival US firm

Covington & Burling has made its second hire of the year, picking up a financial services regulatory partner from Katten’s London office. John Ahern will join Covington after two years at his previous US firm. The partner has also spent time at Jones Day, DLA Piper, Addleshaw Goddard and Clifford Chance throughout his legal career, […]

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