Global Legal News

 

Top-tier projects lawyer joins Osler
Posted 24 April 2014

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt has announced the arrival of top-ranked practitioner Chris Bennett to the firm.  Formerly of McMillan LLP, Bennett will lead the project finance practice in Toronto.  Read more here.


Leading environment lawyer joins McCarthy Tétrault
Posted 14 April 2014

Paul Cassidy has joined the Vancouver office of McCarthy Tétrault from Blake, Cassels & Graydon.  Cassidy is recognised by Chambers Global in the Canada: Environment section.  Read more here.


Dentons expands South Africa footprint
Posted 10 April 2014

Dentons has announced that it will launch in South Africa in partnership with Cape Town-based associate firm KapdiTwala.  The firm also plans to open an office in Johannesburg later this year.  Read more here.


Baker & McKenzie hires leading Saudi lawyer
Posted 10 April 2014

High-profile Saudi lawyer Basel Barakat has joined Baker & McKenzie from the Law Firm of Hassan Mahassni. Chambers Global ranks Barakat for his expertise in Banking & Finance and Corporate/Commercial work in Saudi Arabia.  Read more here.


Eversheds grows Africa presence
Posted 4 April 2014

Eversheds has announced that it is to open two offices in Casablanca and Tangier, Morocco after agreeing a partnership with CWA Morocco.  The new offices will be known as Eversheds CWA Morocco. Read more here.


Clifford Chance announces new Middle East Managing Partner
Posted 1 April 2014

Clifford Chance Banking & Finance partner Robin Abraham has been elected as the firm's new Managing Partner for the Middle East. Chambers-ranked Abraham replaces Graham Lovett who is required to step down after serving the maximum-permitted two consecutive terms in the role. Read more here


 Chambers Global Awards 2014 results

The Chambers Global Awards 2014 winners have been revealed. See the full list of results here 


Chambers Global covers over 190 countries across the world. 
It also includes Region-wide and Global-wide sections.

Areas of Law   Each jurisdiction features one or more practice areas. Where there
is one practice area, it will usually be called ‘General Business Law’. The most complex jurisdictions may cover over ten practice areas. 

Law Firm Networks   Chambers ranks leading law firm networks around the world, by region and practice area.

Date of Publication   Chambers Global is published annually in March. However, factual information, such as mergers or lawyer-moves, is kept up-to-date on the website throughout the year.