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    Sidley hires Linklaters restructuring partner

    November 30, 2016 Sidley Austin has hired Linklaters restructuring partner Yen Sum, continuing a hiring streak in London this year. Sidley has also recently hired partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Willkie Farr & Gallagher. Sum joined…

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    Dechert hires two in London

    November 8, 2016 Dechert has made two new hires in its London office as the US firm bolsters its UK presence. The new hires include John Markland of Kirkland & Ellis, and Ross Allardice of White & Case. Markland was previously a debt…

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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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    Kirkland promotes six London partners

    October 5, 2016 US firm Kirkland & Ellis has promoted six lawyers to partner in its London office, with a total of 81 partner promotions globally. This year represents a slight decrease from last year, when the firm made 90 promotions,…

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    More firms follow suit with London salary raises

    June 11, 2016 After Cravath Swaine & Moore last week raised salaries for its London lawyers, other firms are rushing to follow suit. Latham & Watkins is the latest, matching the rate of $180,000 for first year associates, or…

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    Linklaters partner heads to Kirkland

    May 25, 2016 Linklaters partner Stuart Boyd has become the fifth in the last eighteen months to leave the firm for Kirkland & Ellis. Boyd has worked at Linklaters since 2003. He made partner in 2013 and has built a career around…

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    Weil Gotshal & Manges hires HSF equity head

    May 10, 2016 Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired James MacArthur, formerly private equity head at Herbert Smith Freehills. MacArthur has worked at HSF since 2010; before that, he was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis. In his new role, he…

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    Willkie Farr & Gallagher hires Bain counsel

    May 3, 2016 New York-based firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired Bain Capital Credit's European general counsel Mark Fine. Fine, who has previously worked at Norton Rose and in the debt finance team at Kirkland & Ellis, will join…

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