Shoosmiths boosts technology capabilities with strategic hire

UK law firm Shoosmiths has appointed corporate partner James Klein, who is expected to significantly rack up Shoosmiths’ presence in the tech and digital space. James has been brought in to head the London corporate team at Shoosmiths. His areas of expertise include domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and reorganisations and joint ventures. […]

Promotions in Ogier’s business services teams

By Jamie Bore, Kate Kirk Ogier has announced six promotions across its Business Development, IT, Knowledge Management and Finance teams. “These are six well-deserved promotions that reflect some very hard work by talented team members who are playing an increasingly senior role within their teams,” said Group Partner and Chief Operating Officer Jamie Bore. “We […]

Ogier promotes an advocate to partner

Advocate Josephine Howe has been promoted to partner in Ogier’s top-ranked Jersey Private Client and Trusts team. Josephine, who specialises in trusts, foundations and advising family offices on matters including structuring and establishment, joined the Ogier team 13 years ago, and was admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2009. Partner James Campbell, who leads Ogier’s […]

Ogier appoints counsel in Cayman Islands team

Experienced Cayman funds specialist Barry McEwan has joined Ogier’s Cayman Islands team as Counsel. Barry, whose practice spans all areas of corporate and commercial work with a focus on investment funds and private equity, is listed in Legal 500 as a Next Generation Lawyer for Investment Funds. Having started his career at Magic Circle firm […]

Collyer Bristow announces the appointment of senior commercial real estate lawyer

Law firm Collyer Bristow has today announced the appointment of senior commercial real estate lawyer Simon Edwards, bringing considerable strength and experience to the firm’s 25-strong Real Estate practice. Simon Edwards joined the firm on 2 January 2019 as a Partner. He brings to the firm a career spanning 30 years in the London commercial […]

Promotions at Walder Wyss

We are pleased to announce that our employees Adriano Antonietti, Robert Desax, Thiemo Sturny and David Vasella, have been appointed as partners in our firm, effective from 1st of January, 2019. Adriano Antonietti advises domestic and foreign banking and financial institutions, as well as collective investment schemes and asset managers on a wide range of matters, in particular regulatory issues, private […]

New counsel at Walder Wyss

We are pleased to announce that three new counsel Davide Cerutti,Stefano Fornara and Urs Hofer joined our firm as of 1st of January, 2019. Davide Cerutti is mainly active in family law, property law, inheritance law, as well in medical law (civil liability, professional licences and human resources), lease law and debt and enforcement law/bankruptcy. His other areas of expertise […]

VdA bolsters its partnership with the admission of lawyers at its public law and banking & finance practices

VdA bolsters its partnership with the admission of Ana Marta Castro and Benedita Aires, lawyers at its Public Law and Banking & Finance practices, respectively. Ana Marta Castro joined VdA in 2006 and, as a lawyer at its Public Law practice, has advised on numerous national and international transactions. Ana Marta regularly advises several sectors, particularly […]

Conyers Dill & Pearman appoints attorney to strengthen its Cayman Islands team

Partner and Head of the Cayman Islands Office, Kevin Butler, said, “It is a pleasure to welcome Delia to the firm. Our Cayman Islands practice has grown substantially in recent years and this appointment will bolster our standing in the jurisdiction.” Delia joins Conyers Financial Institutions Group (“FIG”). She will provide legal, regulatory and compliance […]

No5 Barristers’ Chambers declares retirement of Jeremy Cahill QC

After 42 years at the Bar, of which the last 35 were at No5 Barristers’ Chambers, Jerry Cahill QC is announcing his retirement from the Bar. Jerry would like to express his deep gratitude to all of his lay and professional clients for all the support that they have given him from early years in […]

Alexander Gunning QC joins One Essex Court

One Essex Court is delighted to announce that Alexander Gunning QC has joined Chambers. Alex has a formidable reputation at the commercial Bar, particularly in international arbitration and litigation in the energy, insurance, construction and shipping sectors. He also has a considerable profile in disputes work in the Far East, which will both complement and […]

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