The latest lateral moves and promotions from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from the 27th July until the 2nd August 2018.



Canada – Vancouver

Dentons is pleased to announce that Geoff Bowman has joined the Firm as a partner in our Construction, Infrastructure and PPP, and Litigation and Dispute Resolution groups. Geoff’s practice focuses on resolving construction disputes, as well as disputes relating to tendering and procurement. He is regularly sought out by both project owners and contractors with regard to significant construction projects. Geoff is also well-known for helping his clients take practical and strategic steps throughout the life of a project to reduce legal risk and resolve disputes efficiently.

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



Germany – Hamburg

Unverzagt von Have are pleased to announce that Dr. Ulrich Börger will join the Hamburg office as a partner on 1 August; he is also bringing Dr. Mina Kianfar, a fifth-year associate to the firm. Dr. Börger and Dr. Kianfar have a strong focus on IP litigation and unfair competition law. They have been representing manufacturers and dealers of electronic storage devices in more than 30 court disputes against collection societies regarding fair compensation under the Copyright Directive. 

The original press release can be found here on Unverzagt von Have’s website.



Italy – Milan

White & Case LLP has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice with the addition of Tommaso Tosi as a new partner in Milan. He joins White & Case in the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and advises a variety of Italian and international corporations, investment banks and financial institutions on domestic and cross-border transactions including equity or high yield/investment grade debt offers (Rule 144A and/or Regulation S), mergers and acquisitions, private equity deals and general corporate matters.

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



USA – New York

Norton Rose Fulbright announced that real estate lawyers Jill Block and Marc Shapiro have joined as partners in its New York office, arriving from Mayer Brown. Block and Shapiro strengthen Norton Rose Fulbright’s highly regarded real estate team in New York and the United States. Block has significant experience representing buyers and sellers of commercial real estate, investors and developers in joint venture arrangements, and lenders and borrowers in mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions while Shapiro concentrates on real estate and real estate finance. 

The original press release can be found here on Norton Rose Fulbright ’s website.



USA – New York

Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Edwin M. Baum and Alan B. Howard have joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice as partners in the New York office. Ed and Alan will join the Securities Litigation and Business Litigation subgroups, respectively. Ed concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions and securities/financial services litigation while Alan brings more than 25 years of litigation and arbitration experience focused on complex commercial contract disputes, cross-border litigation and international mediations. 

The original press release can be found here on Perkins Coie’s website.