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    Kirkland hires David Higgins from Freshfields

    December 18, 2017 Private equity star David Higgins has been hired by Kirkland & Ellis as co-managing partner in the firm’s London office. He joins Kirkland from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and the deal is reportedly worth…

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    Kirkland promotes 13 in London

    October 3, 2017 Kirkland & Ellis has promoted 13 in London during this year’s promotions round, with this year’s round more than doubling last year’s six promotions. Across the firm’s global offices, a total of 97 lawyers…

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    Two Kirkland & Ellis partners head to Dechert

    September 29, 2017 A Kirkland & Ellis partner duo has been hired by Dechert in London. The new hires include tax partner Jane Scobie and corporate partner Christopher Field. Scobie joined Kirkland in 2008 and previously served as a…

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    Reed Smith picks up Kirkland private equity partner

    September 6, 2017 Reed Smith has hired Leith Moghli, who joins the firm after having spent 10 years with Kirkland & Ellis, where he was a private equity partner. Moghli has been a member of Kirkland’s funds practice since it launched…

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    Dechert hires Ropes partner in London

    September 6, 2017 Dechert has hired Monica Gogna, a partner from the London office of Ropes & Gray. Gogna joins Dechert’s London office after having spent three years at Ropes. Prior to joining Ropes, she was a partner at Pinsent…

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    DLA Piper brings on two partners in London

    September 5, 2017 DLA Piper has announced two new partner hires in the firm’s London office. The firm has brought on Philip Crump and Doug Murning, who will join the firm’s finance team as partners. Crump previously held positions…

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    Kirkland hires Ropes & Gray lawyer in London

    September 1, 2017 Kirkland & Ellis has hired Anand Damodaran from the London office of Ropes & Gray, where he was a partner in the firm’s private investment funds group. He spent five years at Ropes, where his practice focused on…

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    Kirkland hires Ropes partner in Hong Kong

    August 24, 2017 Kirkland & Ellis has hired Ropes & Gray partner Cori Lable in Hong Kong. Lable will serve as a partner in the global government, regulatory and internal investigations practice at Kirkland’s Hong Kong office. Lable…

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