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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired competition lawyer Ninette Dodoo as counsel and deputy head of the firm’s China antitrust practice. She joins from Clifford Chance where she spent 14 years and headed the firm’s China competition group. Prior to that, she worked for Pappalardo e Associati in Brussels.
Anna Birtwistle, a senior associate at CM Murray, recently co-chaired the programme “Where did all the women go? The discrepancy between gender neutral hiring and the lack of female leadership in international law firms” at the ABA Section of International Law’s autumn meeting in London. Following the session she spoke to Who’s Who Legal about the difficulties women face in reaching the top of the profession and ways in which law firms could do more to help.
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