The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market from the
20th December until the 3rd January 2018.

Serbia – Belgrade

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased to welcome Marko Ketler as its new Senior Partner, as well as Ivan Nonković, Goran Radošević, Ivana Dišović, Katarina Gudurić, Jaka Simončič and Petar Mitrović who have been named Partner. We are proud to announce the promotion of these attorneys at law cooperating with Karanović & Nikolić who have demonstrated their utmost professional excellence and in such a way contributed to strengthening our international practice and furthering the legal network’s reputation as a regional legal powerhouse.

The original press release can be found here on Karanović & Nikolić’s website.


Netherlands – Amsterdam 

Dentons – Boekel has strengthened its Energy practice with the recruitment of partner Jan Jakob Peelen. He joined the Amsterdam office from Norton Rose Fulbright on January 1, 2018.                                                                           

Peelen advises on major energy and infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships (PPPs), including the development of onshore and offshore wind farms, power plants and roads. He has represented clients in some of the largest, most complex tenders in the Netherlands – providing both transaction and litigation support.

The original press release can be found here on Dentons’ website.


Malaysia – Lumpur 

Janice joins a year after the arrival of Projects partner Lim Siaw Wan 

Wong & Partners, a member of Baker McKenzie International in Malaysia, announced the hire of Dispute Resolution Partner Janice Tay, who has joined from Skrine. Her hire is part of the Firm’s expansion strategy to strengthen its end-to-end capabilities in advising on major construction, engineering and infrastructure projects.

“Janice joins us at a time when the increase in the construction sector is largely driven by an influx of investments from China, Korea and Japan into Southeast Asia. China’s multi-decade Belt and Road Initiative will also fuel growth in the sector and translate to a rise in the number of projects on offer.” said Andre Gan, Managing Partner, referencing research findings from the “Belt & Road: Opportunity & Risk” report, which was published by Baker McKenzie in end 2017.

The original press release can be found here on Baker McKenzie’s website.