Austrian firm CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz has
merged with finance boutique Dallmann & Juranek. The two
firms will combine under the CMS banner, and will have 120
lawyers across nine countries. The move comes after
Reich-Rohrwig launched offices in Slovenia and Serbia earlier
Norton Rose's Dubai office has hired
corporate partner Andrew Abernethy from New Zealand firm Bell
Gully. Abernethy, who has previously spent six years with
Shearman & Sterling in New York, joined the firm on June 2.
The hire is the latest in Norton Rose's efforts to shore up its
Dubai practice after last year's departure of John Inglis,
Nadim Khan and Zubair Mir.
South African firm Cliffe Dekker has announced it will merge
with Hofmeyr Herbstein & Gihwala in September. The new
firm, which has yet to be named, will comprise 127