Freshfields Names Partner As Its Global Disputes Head

By Ashish Sareen (June 13, 2022, 7:42 PM BST) -- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP's new global head of dispute resolution says she plans to continue building out the firm's practice in the U.S. and focusing on mass actions in the U.K. and continental Europe when she takes over next month.

Sarah Parkes, who has been leading the London disputes practice since 2019, will take over from Andrew Hart as head of the global team on July 8, the firm said in a statement.

"A really important part of the new role is the global perspective, and I have been lucky that, in my practice, I've had the opportunity to work internationally...

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