Securities and investment bank firm Pali Holdings has hired Barbara Bishop as its new general counsel.
Canadian law firm McInnes Cooper is merging with Prince Edward Island firm Key McKnight & Maynard on 1 October.
After seven years at Howrey LLP, David Stone has moved to the IP and trademark group of Simmons & Simmons based in London.
Peter Gaines has moved to the Chicago office of Jenner & Block LLP where he will serve as a partner in the corporate and securities practices.
Leading technology and communications lawyer and Internet & e-Commerce Lawyer of the Year 2008 in the Who's Who Legal Awards Christopher Millard has joined intellectual specialist firm Bristows as a consultant.
On 1 September, US national law firm Alston & Bird LLP expanded its West Coast presence by joining forces with California based Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish LLP.
As of 1 September, Cliffe Dekker and Hofmeyr Herbstein & Gihwala completed its merger and strengthened its alliance with DLA Piper, creating one of South Africa's largest law firms with over 400 staff spread between the Johannesburg and Cape Town offices.
Timothy Ross, formerly of Linklaters LLP, has joined the finance department of Latham & Watkins LLP as a partner.
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