The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on legal market
from 4th January to 5th January 2016.


Baker & McKenzie has continued to bolster its Dispute Resolution and Corporate Tax capabilities in London with the appointments of leading banking litigation partner Hugh Lyons and transfer pricing specialist Jukka Karjalainen as Tax Leader of the UK Business Transformation practice

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


Dentons appointed Frédéric Feyten as Luxembourg Managing Partner and will lead the local Tax practice. His focus is on Luxembourg and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, financial products and structured finance. Mr. Feyten has extensive experience in direct and indirect taxation, international tax planning, and structuring cross-border transactions through Luxembourg.

Dentons expands in Frankfurt with the hire of Katharina Scheja, a leading IT, Outsourcing and Intellectual Property lawyer. She is accompanied by Senior Associate Till Contzen. They will further develop Dentons IT and outsourcing practice in Germany in close co-operation with IP Partner Peter Homberg.

The full press releases can be found here and here on Dentons’s website.


K&L Gates has added John Gilbert as a partner in the firm’s energy and international arbitration practices in London. He has particular experience with international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, having advised on proceedings before the major arbitral institutions.

The full press release can be found here on K&L Gates’s website.


Linklaters has appointed Tony Bugg as Global Head of Banking Tony Bugg Tony is one of the world’s leading restructuring and insolvency lawyers and under his leadership, the practice developed into a market leading group, involved in some of the most challenging and high profile restructuring and insolvencies.

The full press release can be found here on Linklaters’s website.