France's Altana, Italy's Nctm, and Germany's Beiten Burkhardt (which includes an office in Moscow) have announced the launch of their new law firm association, Advant, aimed at international clients moving into or expanding within Europe.
Jolanta Nowakowska-Zimoch has been named the new Managing Partner of Greenberg Traurig's Warsaw office. She will be supported by two new Deputy Managing Partners, Rafal Baranowski and Radomil Charzynski.
CMS' Malgorzata Surdek-Janicka has been appointed as Vice-President of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. Aside from Surdek-Janicka, 33 lawyers from CEE were appointed as members and alternate members of the court.
Itir Ciftci, who heads the Ciftci Attorney Partnership, the firm associated with Clifford Chance in Turkey, has been named the new Managing Partner of Clifford Chance's Istanbul office. taking over from Clifford Chance Finance Partner Jared Grubb, who held the role since 2016.
Norton Rose Fulbright’s Global Chief Executive Gerry Pecht has appointed Global Executive Committee member and Istanbul office Partner-in-Charge Ayse Yuksel Mahfoud as Global Head of Corporate, M&A and Securities at the firm.