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Competition - Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal and Global Competition Review are currently seeking to identify the future competition stars worldwide. The results will be published in a new publication entitled WWL: Competition – Future Leaders 2017.

Squire Patton Boggs recruits international dispute resolution counsel Haig Oghigian

Haig Oghigian has been hired by Squire Patton Boggs to lead its international arbitration practice in Tokyo.

Ferdinand Brughmans joins Jones Day Brussels

Ferdinand Brughmans of Jones Day Brussels

Who’s Who Legal-listed partner Ferdinand Brughmans has joined international law firm Jones Day from White & Case, becoming one of several recent additions to its growing projects and infrastructure practice in Brussels.

Sam Dawson joins Carey Olsen in Cayman Islands office

Law firm Carey Olsen is growing their Cayman Islands dispute resolution and insolvency practice and has hired experienced practitioner Sam Dawson.

Trusts professional Raymond Davern joins Maples and Calder


Maples and Calder has hired Raymond Davern to join its global trusts and private client practice in London.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon elects Madeleine McDonough as chair

Madeleine McDonough

Madeleine McDonough has been elected by the partners of Shook Hardy & Bacon to a five-year term as chair, beginning 1 January 2017.

Jones Day hires data protection expert Jörg Hladjk in Brussels


International law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of Jörg Hladjk as practice leader of the cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice at the Brussels office. 

Who's Who Legal 100 2016


In discussions with corporate counsel, Who’s Who Legal researchers ask: what criteria do you look for when instructing external lawyers? While responses vary as to which qualities are emphasised, the core requirements remain the same: relevant experience and understanding; value; responsiveness; working style and relationship; and cost. Not to mention, commerciality: counsel need someone who truly partners with their business. So how does one go about finding a practitioner who meets these criteria in today’s crowded marketplace? Well, they might find themselves with a copy of Who’s Who Legal in their hands.

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