The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from 9th June to 16th June 2016.


Simmons & Simmons expands in Amsterdam with the appointment of Jeroen Bos who will join the firm as a partner* in its capital markets practice on 01 July.  Jeroen specialises in international capital markets transactions, and has significant experience in asset-backed financing transactions, including public securitisations, covered bonds work and trade receivables financing. 

*Subject to standard regulatory approvals.

The full press release can be found here  on the Simmons & Simmons website.


Skadden is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Robertson has joined its European Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime practice as a partner in the London office. Ms. Robertson has more than 20 years of experience advising on multi jurisdictional white collar crime cases involving allegations of fraud, corruption and money laundering, and on internal investigations. 

The full press release can be found here  on the Skadden website.

Skadden is also pleased to announce that Kenji Taneda joined the firm’s Tokyo office as a partner in its Corporate Group. Joining from the corporate department of another large global law firm, Mr. Taneda regularly represents both issuers and underwriters in capital markets matters, including equity and debt offerings by Japanese corporations, financial institutions and sovereign entities.

The full press release can be found here on the Skadden website.


Norton Rose Fulbright is pleased to announce Senior Partner Terence (Terry) S. Dobbin as the new Managing Partner of its Toronto office. He succeeds Andrew Fleming. Terry is a member of the Business Law Group. He possesses deep cross-border and international M&A experience, having acted for many multinationals in high-level mandates.

The full press release can be found here on the Norton Rose Fulbright website.


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer  has announced the election of Jenny McIvor, previously a senior associate in the London finance practice, to counsel. Appointment to counsel recognizes the significant talent and hard work shown by senior lawyers from across our global network. The role of counsel is the most senior legal role in the firm below that of partner.

The full press release can be found here on the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer website.