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SFO barrister becomes QC

Senior UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) barrister Stuart Alford took silk today, becoming the agency’s third Queen’s Counsel. Alford heads the SFO’s special projects group, where he oversees the agency’s Libor efforts and Barclays-Qatar investigation.

14 April 2014

US attorney for Utah returns to Sidley Austin

David Barlow will leave the US Department of Justice to rejoin Sidley Austin as a partner in Washington, DC, he announced yesterday.

11 April 2014

David Kirk to chair UK’s Fraud Advisory Panel

McGuireWoods partner David Kirk will chair the Fraud Advisory Panel, an independent fraud watchdog.

11 April 2014

Skadden named Investigations Firm of the Year

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has won Who’s Who Legal’s first-ever Investigations Firm of the Year award at a ceremony in New York.

09 April 2014

Macfarlanes promotes three in financial regulatory team

Lois Horne, Paul Ellison and Michelle Kirschner will join Macfarlanes’ partnership in its financial services regulation practice area in London on 1 May, the firm announced on Monday.

09 April 2014

Fraud litigator heads to private practice

New York state prosecutor Randall Fox has joined Kirby McInerney, the firm announced yesterday.

08 April 2014

Joseph Warin wins Who’s Who Legal Investigations Lawyer of the Year

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner F Joseph Warin has been named Who’s Who Legal Investigations Lawyer of the Year.

07 April 2014

HSF litigator moves from London to Hong Kong

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Julian Copeman has joined the firm’s China disputes practice to handle an increasing Asia-focused workload.

07 April 2014

Skadden announces a hat-trick of promotions

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has promoted three investigations lawyers to partner on three different continents.

04 April 2014

Baker Botts poaches partner from McKenna Long & Aldridge

Baker Botts has hired Thomas DiBiagio as partner in its white-collar litigation practice in Washington, DC.

03 April 2014

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