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Former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada joins BLG
Posted 27 August 2014

The Honourable Louise Arbour, former UN Commissioner for Human Rights and Justice of the Supreme Court, has joined the Montreal office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as counsel. Arbour will work with the firm's international trade litigation and arbitration group. Read more here


Cassels Brock strengthens mining and energy team in Vancouver
Posted 19 August 2014

David Redford has joined Cassels Brock & Blackwell's Vancouver securities and corporate finance group from Goodmans. Redford is recognised by Chambers Global in the Canada, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining section.  Read more here.


Clyde & Co adds Islamic Finance partner in Abu Dhabi
Posted 19 August 2014

Adil Hussain has joined Clyde & Co from Herbert Smith Freehills in Abu Dhabi.  Hussain is recognised by Chambers Global for his expertise in the Saudi Arabian banking & finance market.  Read more here.  


Baker & McKenzie adds South Africa competition capability
Posted 1 August 2014

Baker & McKenzie has announced that the specialist competition firm Vani Chetty Competition Law will join its Johannesburg office. Read more here


Simmons announces South Africa alliance
Posted 1 August 2014

Simmons & Simmons has boosted its South Africa capability through an alliance with the Johannesburg office of Canadian law firm Fasken Martineau. Read more here


Israeli firm announces merger
Posted 28 July 2014

Israel’s Shibolet & Co, a stalwart in the hi-tech corporate sector, is merging with boutique hi-tech firm, Ben-Zvi, Attorneys at Law. Read more here


Mayer Brown establishes new consulting unit
Posted 28 July 2014

Mayer Brown has launched a new operation - Mayer Brown Consulting - in Singapore, to advise clients on various international trade related issues. The team will be headed by Cecil Leong, who joins from Bryan Cave and is recognised in Chambers' Asia-Pacific Region International Trade/WTO: Consultants table.  Read more here


Blakes grows Middle East practice
Posted 23 July 2014

Graham McLeod has moved from Blake, Cassels & Graydon’s Toronto office to its affiliate office in Bahrain. McLeod is recognised by Chambers Global for his expertise in Projects and Public Procurement in Canada.  Read more here  


Dentons announces new Ghana association
Posted 18 July 2014

Dentons has formed a new association with Accra-based firm JLD & MB Legal Consultancy. This follows the termination of its previous agreement with Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah.  Read more here


Torys LLP to launch Legal Services Centre in Halifax
Posted 16 July 2014

Toronto-based Torys LLP has announced it will provide corporate services from an outpost in Halifax from the fall of 2014. Christopher Fowles will move to Halifax to lead the office. Read more here


Clyde & Co makes Middle East hire
Posted 15 July 2014

Clyde & Co has hired Chris Jobson from Eversheds, where he was Middle East regional chairman. Previously based in Qatar, Jobson will join Clyde & Co’s Abu Dhabi office.  Chambers Global recognises his expertise in Qatar.  Read more here

Chambers Global covers over 190 countries across the world. 
It also includes Region-wide and Global-wide sections.

Areas of Law   Each jurisdiction features one or more practice areas. Where there
is one practice area, it will usually be called ‘General Business Law’. The most complex jurisdictions may cover over ten practice areas. 

Law Firm Networks   Chambers ranks leading law firm networks around the world, by region and practice area.

Date of Publication   Chambers Global is published annually in March. However, factual information, such as mergers or lawyer-moves, is kept up-to-date on the website throughout the year.