05-09-2012: Sidley Austin LLP announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Head of Legal Service, Vincenzo Salvatore, has become senior counsel in the firm’s European life sciences regulatory practice
27-03-2012: The Association of Corporate Counsel Europe (ACC Europe) and the International Law Office (ILO) hosted the fifth European Counsel Awards last Wednesday, 21st March, in London. The gala event celebrated the achievements of in-house counsel recognised by their peers as excelling in their chosen fields.
10-01-2012: International law firm SJ Berwin has announced a New Year wave of hires with the arrival this week of an experienced Energy & Infrastructure partner in London; two partners with M&A and private equity expertise plus six associates in Milan; and a partner in Brussels to further enhance the firm’s market-leading EU, Competition & Regulatory team.
08-12-2011: International law firm McDermott Will & Emery announced today that it has relocated to a new office in Brussels. This is the Firm’s third consecutive office move in Europe, following its expansion in the European cities of London, Milan and Paris.
08-12-2011: Stibbe has considered a proposal by its Alliance partner Herbert Smith to enter into merger talks. We have decided not to change our current course. Stibbe is maintaining its independence in accordance with its strategic objective of being the leading internationally oriented law firm in the Benelux region.
08-12-2011: Axel P. Schulz has been named a partner in White & Case's Global Antitrust Practice. Based in Brussels, and a member of the Munich and Brussels bar, he regularly advises on cartel-related investigations and is particularly experienced in European regulatory issues involving the pharmaceutical industry.
08-12-2011: International law firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP is pleased to announce that 29 attorneys have become partners of the Firm effective January 1, 2012. Andrea Hamilton is promoted partner in the firm's Brussels office.
09-11-2011: Brussels — 7 November 2011 — Hunton & Williams announces the appointment of Wim Nauwelaerts as Brussels office managing partner. Nauwelaerts, who joined Hunton & Williams in August 2010, will be responsible for providing leadership and coordination with firm leaders to oversee strategic planning and client service initiatives for the Brussels office.
07-11-2011: Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that highly regarded litigator Elaine Whiteford, a barrister who specialises in major competition law disputes in the English and EU courts, is to join its rapidly expanding Competition, EU and Trade Group as a partner. She joins BLP from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London.
18-10-2011: Liesbeth Weynants joins Hoyng Monegier as a partner in its Brussels office from Benelux law firm NautaDutilh and brings her team with her, which includes senior associate Christel Brion and junior associate Charlotte Weyne. Liesbeth is an expert in patent and regulatory matters, and has a particular focus on the Life Sciences sector.
03-10-2011: This new venture, led by Partners Mark Clough QC and Christine O'Neill, will support all of Brodies' client sector teams and provide expert advice on EU policy and legislative developments.
20-09-2011: The office will be led by Michael Rosenthal, previously the managing partner of Hunton & Williams' Brussels office, who will be joined by Götz Drauz, the former Deputy Director-General for Competition at the European Commission, and former Hunton & Williams partner Paul McGeown, along with a counsel and three associates.
13-09-2011: The Brussels office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Flavia Distefano as a partner in its antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice. Distefano arrives at K&L Gates from McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, where she headed the firm’s European competition practice. She is the first partner addition to the office since its establishment in February of this year, and joins a 60-lawyer competition team worldwide.