The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from 23rd June to 29th June 2016.


Dentons has strengthened its Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity practices in CEE, with the recruitment of Partner Chris Watkinson. He will split his time between Budapest and Prague. In his practice, Watkinson focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and joint ventures. He has significant experience in the technology, media and telecommunications industry as well as the energy and renewables sector.

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


Hogan Lovells announced that Gejaa T. Gobena will join the firm’s Investigations, White Collar and Fraud (IWCF) practice as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Gobena served as Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ). As Deputy Chief, Gobena led the Criminal Division’s fifty-attorney health care fraud unit, supervising prosecutions brought by Medicare Fraud Strike Force teams across the country and spearheading the Unit’s recent shift to investigating and prosecuting broader corporate health care fraud schemes.

The full press release can be found here  on Hogan Lovells’ website.


Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that Rob Moulton will join the firm’s London office as a partner in the Financial Institutions Group. Moulton is one of the City’s leading financial regulatory practitioners with vast experience advising financial institutions and market infrastructure providers on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border regulatory issues. Moulton’s extensive experience and deep institutional knowledge will complement Latham’s existing top-tier financial regulatory capability.

The full press release can be found here  on Latham & Watkins’ website.


Paul Hastings announced, that Tram Nguyen and Yousuf Dhamee have joined the firm as partners in New York and Los Angeles, respectively. Both lawyers are investment management/private fund partners who were formerly partners with Stroock & Stroock. Ms. Nguyen focuses her practice on hedge funds and private equity funds, advising clients on all aspects of fund formation, structuring and fundraising. Mr. Dhamee focuses his practice on investment management work.

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


White & Case has expanded its EMEA equity capital markets (ECM) capabilities with the addition of Jonathan Parry as a new partner in London. Parry, who joins the Global Capital Markets Practice, advises both corporate clients and investment banks on a full range of international corporate finance transactions, with a particular focus on UK equity capital markets work (IPOs and secondary fundraisings and public funds).

The full press release can be found here  on White & Case’s website.