Tax Partner Sabina Comis Joins Dechert in Paris

Dechert LLP is pleased to announce that Sabina Comis has joined the firm in its Paris office as a partner. Comis was previously a tax partner and the co-leader of the private investment funds group at another international law firm.

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A&O IP Expansion Continues With Appointment of Two More Partners

Allen & Overy announces the appointments of Mark Heaney and David Stone to the international IP practice. Both join from Simmons & Simmons and build on the news that Marc Döring and Marjan Noor will also be joining the team. This four partner move demonstrates A&O’s commitment to the IP sector by doubling the size of the London partner group.

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Winston & Strawn Expands International Arbitration Practice in London

Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Matthew Bate has joined the firm as a partner in its International Arbitration Practice in London. Mr. Bate, who comes to Winston from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, advises and represents parties in relation to international commercial arbitrations, as well as investment treaty arbitrations.

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Prominent Russian Counsel Joins Moscow Office of Quinn Emanuel

Prominent Russian counsel, Kirill Parinov, has joined Quinn Emanuel as managing partner of its Moscow office. Kirill’s practice focuses on cross-border litigation, international arbitration, and complex financial disputes. Prior to joining Quinn Emanuel, Kirill served as Group General Counsel and a member of the Management Board for Norilsk Nickel, where he oversaw a global team of over 180 people spread across 8 jurisdictions, covering all areas of litigation affecting a multinational company with a U.S. listing in the heavily regulated mining industry.

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