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 partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges. Field joined Kirkland in 2005, and has been a partner at the firm for more than 10 years. Prior to joining Kirkland, he worked at Slaughter and May.

The new hires are the latest in this year’s recruitment efforts from Kirkland’s London location. Dechert also recently hired Rob Bradshaw, who joined the firm’s finance practice as a banking partner.

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