Dechert has appointed Michael Barta to join its partnership in the Washington DC litigation group. He joins from Baker Botts where he chaired the white-collar crime and corporate investigations group.
Herbert Smith Freehills has strengthened its Africa offering with the addition of two leading experts from Webber Wentzel.
As the year draws to a close, attention turns to 2016 and what it will bring for the legal profession. Recent years have seen a high level of lateral movement, major law firm collapses and merger mania, so what can we expect in the year ahead? Who’s Who Legal decided to ask the experts: a selection of thought leaders including private practitioners and in-house counsel from around the world. Here are their predictions for 2016.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.