Law Firm Lateral Hires

Stewarts’ partner count nears treble figures as firm promotes six

Disputes firm caps year of growth with women-majority promotions round

Baker McKenzie hires nine Munger Tolles partners in Los Angeles

Global giant targets West Coast deal work with 17-strong transactional team including two counsel joining as partners

Jones Day hires finance partner from Baker McKenzie in Australia

Alastair Gourlay joins in Sydney, while London partner Lewis Grimm is heading to Melbourne in August

Paul Hastings opens in Boston with private equity team from Sidley Austin

Sidley’s former private equity co-head, Alexander Temel, joins as global PE co-chair alongside team of lawyers

Foley & Lardner hires IP duo strengthening high-tech capabilities

Ngai Zhang and Drew Schulte move over from Perkins Coie to the AmLaw 100 firm as it seeks to bolster its innovative technology capabilities

Dentons rehires partner from Faegre Drinker to lead UKIME restructuring team

Sue Moore returns to global giant having earlier led Stephenson Harwood’s global finance practice

Fieldfisher raids SKW Schwarz to boost media and entertainment practice in Germany

UK firm recruits 11 lawyers, seven from SKW Schwarz, as part of plans to build out a pan-European media and entertainment practice

Orrick hires Kramer Levin’s life sciences head in New York

Irena Royzman is fourth IP partner to join tech-focused firm this year

‘A new apex predator in town’ - Paul Weiss continues to target London's top tier firms for talent

Linklaters among practices in firing line as impact of New York firm’s ongoing hiring spree ripples through market

Trowers targets private equity mandates with double partner hire from Gateley

Top 40 UK firm looks to grow lower-to-mid-market private equity work with London hires

Frost Brown Todd opens in Denver with nine partner hires from local firms

New arrivals join from Moye White, Brownstein and Lewis Roca

ArentFox Schiff hires automotive partner quartet from Burns & Levinson

New team including veteran lawyers Paul Marshall Harris and Sara Judge will be based in Boston

WFW completes double energy partner hire from McDermott in Singapore

Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi and Merrick White’s move leaves McDermott with just one Singapore partner

Kirkland raids Allen & Overy for second London debt finance partner in past month

Vanessa Xu’s exit follows the departure of Marwa Elborai, who left for Kirkland in March

Kingsley Napley launches arbitration practice with partner raid on boutique

James Glaysher joins UK independent firm from Candey to lead new practice

Bowmans adds M&A team in Johannesburg from Baker McKenzie

Bakers’ South Africa M&A co-head Angela Simpson moves over alongside three more lawyers

McDermott strengthens London private equity practice with partner hire from Sidley Austin

Mid-market specialist Fatema Orjela adds further bench depth to firm’s transactions group

Jones Day adds government regulation team in Paris from White & Case

Hire follows Jones Day adding government regulation team in Paris last October from NRF

Simpson Thacher partner exits ahead of reported Paul Weiss Brussels office launch

Simpson Thacher confirms antitrust partner Ross Ferguson’s departure as Paul Weiss reportedly gears up to open first base in continental Europe