Following an announcement in December 2013, leading Scottish law firm Dundas & Wilson has completed its merger with CMS –the world’s sixth largest global law firm.
Wragge & Co and Lawrence Graham have merged their respective practices forming Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co. The new firm is home to 1,300 employees including 770 lawyers located in 11 offices worldwide– with three in the United Kingdom.
Investment management company BNY Mellon has announced the appointment of Kevin McCarthy as senior vice president and general counsel. He will also be a member of the BNY Mellon executive committee. McCarthy took up the position on 15 April at the firm’s New York headquarters.
Erica Stein, former counsel at Hanotiau & van den Berg, has joined the Brussels office of Dechert working closely also with the firm’s Paris office.
José Vicente Zapata Lugo and his team of 12 associates have joined the international firm Holland & Knight from Suárez Zapata Partners. Based in Bogotá, the team will specialise in energy, environmental law and infrastructure projects adding to Holland & Knight’s existing capabilities in transactional work, arbitration, labour and tax law.
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