Europe Middle East and Africa

Author: | Published: 22 Feb 2016
Perry Yam

Austrian boutique RAUTNER announced the hire of its second partner in February. Meera Ramakrishnan, who joined from the Law Office of Dr F Schwank, will advise on banking and finance, corporate and M&A and real-estate matters.

In the Czech Republic DLA PIPER announced a new managing partner, confirming it has recruited corporate transactional lawyer Miroslav Dubovsky who formerly held the same position at Hogan Lovells' now closed office in Prague, from Weinhold Legal.

One of the bigger northern Europe stories was the entry of global law firm DLA PIPER into the Nordic legal market. It completed a merger with Finnish firm PELTONEN LMR and fully integrated its Swedish operation, DLA NORDIC, into its global network. Both will rebrand, with the Stockholm office going by DLA Piper and the new Helsinki office by DLA Piper Finland.

Finnish firm WASELIUS & WIST announced the arrival of corporate partner...