Dewey Ballantine is taking on its first German lateral following a recommendation from investment bank UBS. Philipp von Ilberg, a capital markets and corporate finance lawyer, is moving to the US firm from Clifford Chance Pünder, which he joined in 1997 before becoming a partner in 2001. Von Ilberg is the firm’s first German hire since setting up a German capability 18 months ago, when Geza Toth-Feher joined from Weil Gotshal & Manges. First revealed on 26 August