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People moves from IFLR1000: EMEA

In the Baltics, the Levin law firm alliance secured a replacement for its former Lithuania member, Dominas Levin, which merged with Walless last year. Local firm Wint combined with Glikman Akin Levin and Latvia's Kronbergs Cukste Levin to reestablish a pan-Baltic alliance.

In German firm news, Lawyers On Demand (LOD) launched its second office, adding a base in Dusseldorf. Meanwhile a new entry to the market is Japanese firm Nishimura & Asahi which launched its first European offices in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf.

In Ireland, Dentons announced it would be launching in Dublin after hiring corporate partner Eavan Saunders from William Fry as country managing partner, and banking and finance partner Peter O'Brien from Matheson.

In Italy, US firm Squire Patton Boggs opened a Milan branch after recruiting a team from Curtis Mallet-Prevost.

There were several notable developments in Russia. Castrén & Snellman announced it will close its Moscow and St Petersburg offices. The Finnish firm's Russian teams, which comprise 10 lawyers including one partner across the two offices, will join local firm Capital Legal Services. Meanwhile Nazali Legal and Tax Services opened an office in Moscow led by partner Altinay Sheralieva.

In Spain, DAC Beachcroft added 20 lawyers to its Madrid office through a combination with local firm Asjusa.

In the UK, Finnish firm Borenius opened a representative office in London.

NameCountryMoved fromMoved toPractice area
Christian SauerFranceFranklinBryan Cave Leighton Paisner M&A
Alison GoldthorpGermanyAddleshaw GoddardNorton Rose FulbrightRestructuring and insolvency
Regina RathGermanySimmons & SimmonsNorton Rose FulbrightRestructuring and insolvency
Naeem HiraniKenyaHirani LawOraro & Co AdvocatesCorporate and M&A, Private equity
Marcel EnrichSpainBaker McKenziePérez-LlorcaM&A
Alastair GoldreinUKShearman & SterlingDechertRestructuring and insolvency
Justin CorneliusUKBryan Cave Leighton PaisnerGoodwinInvestment funds
Sam Newhouse UKFreshfields Bruckhaus DeringerLatham & WatkinsM&A
Matthew DaffurnUKLinklatersLocke LordProject development, Project finance
Matthew DunlapUKLatham & Watkins Morrison & FoersterBanking, Capital markets: Debt
Sarah FitzpatrickUKBryan Cave Leighton Paisner Norton Rose FulbrightProject development
Rachel OrtonUKSquire Patton BoggsAddleshaw GoddardReal estate
Stuart BlytheUKCMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro OlswangBaker BottsCorporate and M&A
James SalfordUKAddleshaw GoddardBird & BirdBanking and finance
Tim DavisonUKBaker BottsBrown RudnickCorporate and M&A
Neil FosterUKBaker BottsBrown RudnickCorporate and M&A
Sarah MelaneyUKBaker BottsBrown RudnickCorporate and M&A
David BolesUKLatham & WatkinsCooleyCapital markets
Solomon NohUKShearman & SterlingDechertBanking and finance, Restructuring and insolvency
James GrimwoodUKCMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro OlswangGoodwin ProcterPrivate equity
Colin ChangUKWhite & CaseLinklatersCapital markets
Meredith CampanaleUKWhite & CaseMayer BrownBanking and finance
Kirsti MassieUKWhite & CaseMayer BrownBanking and finance
Finella FogartyUKDWFRPCRestructuring and insolvency
Peter NewmanUKMilbankSkadden Arps Slate Meagher & FlomBanking and finance
Stephen BallUKKPMGSquire Patton BoggsPrivate equity

Finella FogartyDavid Boles

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