The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on legal market from 21th to 28th December 2015.

Baker & McKenzie is pleased to announce the promotion of Olha Demianiuk to Counsel and also appointed her as the Head of the Healthcare Industry Group in Kyiv. Olha has over 10 years of experience in advising Ukrainian and international clients on domestic and cross-border M&A, complex corporate matters and capital markets transactions. Currently she focuses on the pharmaceutical and healthcare division, advising both on transactional matters and regulatory issues.

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


Clifford Chance boosts its leading investment funds practice by welcoming Arne Bolch as a new counsel in Luxembourg. Arne’s appointment is tend to support clients on financing, derivative and securities lending transactions for investment funds and expected to bring long-standing expertise to their clients, in particular in Luxembourg and Germany.

The original press release may be found here on Clifford Chance’s website.


Latham & Watkins welcomes Louis Trotta as a counsel in the FinTech Practice in its New York office. Louis Trotta brings 20-plus years of in-house technology experience at major investment banks to Latham & Watkins. He also has wide experience on a number of corporate acquisitions and divestitures, technology-related matters, governance and compliance projects, and various data privacy and cyber security matters.

The original press release may be found here on Latham & Watkins’ website.


Linklaters commences tax practice with the appointed of Luca Dal as a partner in Milan. Luca will be responsible to establish a new Italian tax practice for the firm, and is expected to join in early 2016. He past practices has immense experience on domestic and international tax law connected to DCM, acquisitions finance, syndicated loans, and related M&A transactions, securitizations and also structured finance.

The original press release may be found here on Linklaters’ website.


NautaDutilh has confidently appoints 6 new talents to advice its clients enthusiastically. Allart Skirt, Frans van der Eerden and Tanguy de Haan as partners. Further More, Barbara Nijs and Francine Rense have been appointed as associate partners and Bastiaan Assink as axis of-counsel. The number of appointments underlines the growth and strength of NautaDutilh.

The original press release may be found here on NautaDutilh’s website.