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Pinsent Masons hires real estate regulatory and investment partner

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired real estate funds regulatory and investment specialist Dorothee Atwell into its Frankfurt office. Dorothee is a funds regulatory lawyer advising on regulatory aspects of transactions and fund formation to institutional investment managers investing into real estate in Germany and abroad. Dorothee joins from investment company Universal-Investment where she […]

Law firms collaborate on industry first to accelerate tech adoption

DLA Piper is amongst six international law firms which have developed a Protocol to help deliver a globally consistent approach to the use of online case management platforms in international arbitration. It is anticipated that the Protocol will be of significant value to arbitration practitioners, parties to international arbitrations and to arbitrators as they adapt […]

Baker McKenzie announces 84 partnership promotions

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that 84 of our colleagues have been promoted to partner. Promotions take effect from 1 July. Across the law firm’s practice groups globally, Tax and Dispute Resolutions saw the largest intake of new partners, with M&A also significantly adding to their numbers. During Financial Year […]

Leading private equity partner joins Latham in the Bay Area

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that Eric Schwartzman has re-joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department and member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices. He will practice from the firm’s Bay Area offices, advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, strategic corporate acquirers, and target […]

Kirkland advises Travelodge and AllSaints on restructurings

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Travelodge, the UK’s largest independent hotel brand, on its company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which was approved by creditors on 19 June. The CVA involves Travelodge temporarily reducing rents and moving from quarterly to monthly payments on certain leases. Unlike most CVAs, there are no proposed hotel closures or permanent rent […]