Law Firm Lateral Hires

Skadden secures London acquisition finance partner from Willkie

Sebastian FitzGerald joins Wall Street heavyweight after seven years at Willkie

Schoenherr hires seven-partner Warsaw team from SSW Pragmatic Solutions

Arrival of 23-strong cross-practice grouping will double size of CCE regional firm’s Poland arm

Sidley hires Allen & Overy’s LA head to bolster energy practice

Andrea Lucan arrives just weeks after energy partner Greg Lavigne exited A&O for Sidley in New York

Gowling WLG grows in Germany with quartet of senior hires

Recruits join as partners from firms including Norton Rose Fulbright and DLA Piper to bolster recently-launched Frankfurt office

Willkie hires litigation counsel from Google to bolster West Coast investigations practice

Michael Rome joins as a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles and San Francisco offices

Latham & Watkins adds private credit partner duo in London from Akin Gump

Fergus Wheeler and Paul Yin join banking practice after only 10 months at Akin

Kirkland adds senior tax partner in London from Macfarlanes

Ceinwen Rees second tax lawyer to join Chicago giant in London this month as it restocks after raid by Paul Weiss

Linklaters adds Norton Rose Fulbright partner to launch global risk advisory practice

Jane Caskey joins in London just days after cybersecurity partner duo left NRF for Allen & Overy

HFW adds 20-strong team in Australia and China from MinterEllison

Five partners join with core team to bolster HFW’s corporate, projects and regulatory offering in the region

McDermott snaps up White & Case’s former Brussels head

Axel Schulz adds depth to competition team following retirement of heavyweight Philip Bentley KC

Womble Bond Dickinson hires trademark duo from Cozen O’Connor in New York

Transatlantic firm ‘rounds out’ IP capability at recently launched office

Gibson Dunn opens in Riyadh with team from White & Case

US firm follows up Abu Dhabi launch earlier this year with Saudi Arabia move as it continues to grow rapidly in the Gulf

Paul Weiss adds O’Melveny partner to co-chair financial services group

Bank regulatory lawyer Jarryd Anderson joins in Washington DC and New York having also worked at Wells Fargo and TD Bank

Addleshaw Goddard adds energy team in Germany from EY law

UK firm continues European expansion push with hire of seven-strong team led by EY Law’s German energy practice head

Pinsent Masons expands Dublin IP practice with new lead

Data specialist Maureen Daly joins from Beauchamps as Pinsents moves to build Europe tech and science sector offering

Kirkland secures tax partner from Linklaters in London

James Morgan’s hire follows 12-partner raid on Kirkland by Paul Weiss that included two London tax partners

Sidley Austin hires private equity team from Paul Weiss in New York

Incoming team includes partners Jeffrey Kochian, Gerald Brant and Brittany Harrison

Harneys hires Walkers partner to lead expanded London litigation and insolvency offering

John O’Driscoll joins having led Walkers’ London insolvency and dispute resolution team

Sidley hires energy partner from Allen & Overy in New York to boost renewables coverage

Greg Lavigne joins the firm’s energy, transportation and infrastructure group

Eversheds Sutherland absorbs group of KWM lawyers in London

New arrivals, including five partners, join as part of Eversheds’ and KWM’s cooperation agreement struck in July