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    HSF Singapore associate firm hires Latham partner

    June 3, 2017 Latham & Watkins corporate partner Eugene Lee has been hired by Prolegis, a Singapore based firm that operates as an associate law firm of Herbert Smith Freehills. Lee joins from the Hong Kong office of Latham, and…

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    Paul Weiss to hire Simpson Thacher partner in City

    April 11, 2017 Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison is set to hire Alvaro Membrillera as the firm’s first lateral partner hire in London. Membrillera was recruited from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he is a corporate…

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    Weil hires Simpson Thacher competition head

    December 8, 2016 Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired Kevin Arquit of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, where he served as competition head. Prior to joining Simpson Thacher 14 years ago, Arquit worked at Clifford Chance, and he has also previously…

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    Freshfields M&A partner hired by Simpson Thacher

    November 7, 2016 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has hired Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Ben Spiers, who will join Simpson Thacher’s M&A group. The firm has expanded its London base recently and now employs 17 partners in the…

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    Kirkland poaches Bacon from Freshfields

    October 27, 2016 Doug Bacon has left his post as a partner in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Kirkland & Ellis. Bacon will join the firm as a corporate partner based in his hometown of Houston. Prior to…

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    Promotions at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett announced

    November 18, 2015 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett announced nine promotions to its partnership ranks in London and New York. London saw three of the promotions while the remaining six came in New York. Five of the nine promoted were women, an…

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    White & Case boosts PE team with two hires in London

    October 7, 2015 White & Case has made two hires to boost its private equity offering in its London office. The firm has brought in partner Caroline Sherrell from Clifford Chance and Kenneth Barry from Debevoise & Plimption, who joins as…

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