Elizabeth Fournier
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
The US law firm has hired corporate partner Mark Stamp to join its partnership from rival Linklaters, though no start date for his appointment has been announced.

Stamp has been a partner at Linklaters since 1994, having joined the firm in 1983 as a trainee.

He works in domestic and international capital raising, mergers and acquisitions and other general corporate and corporate finance work.

Stamp is a Cambridge graduate who has also studied at the University of Southampton and the University of Wisconsin.

The bank has named Sobhi Tabbara as its global market head for the Middle East and Africa private bank. Tabbara, who was previously business area head for MENA and Saudi Arabia, succeeds Mark Stadler, who has relocated to London.

Troika Dialog
The investment house has named Dirk Werner and Angelo Morganti as managing directors of its investment banking division. Werner, who has worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers, brings 22 years of M&A experience to Troika Dialog. Morganti joins from Renaissance Capital in Moscow where he was managing director and head of Equity Corporate Finance.

Clifford Chance
The City law firm has elected two new partners to its oversight body, the Partnership Council. Outgoing members Thomas Schulte and Jeroen Koster will be replaced by Robin Abraham, a project finance partner in the firm’s Dubai office, and Giuseppe De Palma, a banking and finance specialist based in Italy.

Jones Day
The global law firm has appointed corporate restructurings and insolvency lawyer Matthew French to the firm’s partnership as of today. French was previously managing director in global M&A and EMEA head of restructuring at Nomura, and managing director and EMEA head of restructuring at UBS. Before moving in house, he worked as a restructuring partner at law firms Lovells and Wilde Sapte.