It became known that the London firm Mishcon loses seven lawyers. Six more partners specialising in white-collar crime have been added to this number. This happened on the eve of the IPO and all employees moved to Greenberg Traurig. This is reported by the publisher The Lawyer
The following employees became partners to Greenberg Traurig Kathryn Garbett, Claire Broadbelt, Jo Rickards, Annabel Thomas, Martin Shobbrook and Hannah Blom-Cooper. They were also joined by legal director – Matt Hancock. The first two will be co-chair the civil fraud and business disputes practice. Another lawyer – Rickards will chair the capital’s white-collar defence & investigations practice.
State of the international firm today
At the moment, there are already 40 employees in Greenberg’s practice, and 9 of them are shareholders.
Masoud Zabeti who is chairman of litigation practice in London said such expansions would be a good prospect for the company and its strategic goals. He also added that judicial opportunities for the firm are now better open and it gives better outlook.
He summed up with a speech about new clients, emphasizing that it is necessary to justify their trust in the management of various kinds of problems, as well as with regard to management.
The fast that Mishcon loses seven lawyers not the only news. Two other dispute officers were previously known. Another partner – Karel Daele, head of the firm’s international arbitration practice can become a new partner to Taylor Wessing.