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Quinn Emanuel recruits competition partner from Covington

A competition partner at Covington & Burling has swapped one US firm for another, joining Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan’s City office. Elaine Whiteford is moving to Quinn’s City operations and is a barrister with experience in contentious EU, competition and regulatory work, specialising in damages litigation. Most recently she acted on the LCD cartel […]

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Quinn strikes key victory over Freshfields in £14bn Mastercard claim

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has secured its most decisive victory to date in the £14bn Mastercard class action after the Court of Appeal overturned an earlier ruling in the case. The case will now be re-heard in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CATf) which had previously sided with Mastercard’s lawyers at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer by […]

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Quinn’s London office breaks £80m revenue barrier

Revenue growth at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan’s London office slowed in the 2018 financial year, though the City outpost of the US firm still boasted a 16 per cent increase to over £80m. Turnover increased from from £71.9m to £83.6m. The headline figure was its lowest revenue growth percentage in at least five years; however […]

Liesl Fichardt, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

In her first full calendar year as a Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner, Liesl Fichardt has proven her considerable worth to the decade-old London outpost. The former Clifford Chance head of tax investigations and disputes arrived at Quinn Emanuel (QE) as the first dedicated tax partner in the London office in late 2017, handling […]

Qatar loses its last magic circle firm as A&O quits region

Allen & Overy has become the latest firm to close in Doha following a review of its operations in Qatar. The magic circle firm’s decision to close comes two years after Clifford Chance also exited the region. Clifford Chance opened in Qatar in March 2009 and A&O followed a year later, securing a licence to […]

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