Paul Hastings makes second major lateral hire in a week

May 25, 2018 Paul Hastings has hired M&A star Roger Barron from Linklaters, just a week after the hire of private equity rainmaker Anu Balasubramanian from DLA Piper.

Having joined Linklaters at the start of his career in 1991, Barron made partner at the firm 17 years ago, earning a reputations as a key adviser, excelling on high-profile cases, and leading the National Grid case that got Linklaters’ corporate team nominated for an award at The Lawyer Awards in 2016.

Commenting on the hire, Paul Hastings chair Seth Zachary called the appointment “significant,” adding that it serves to indicate the firm’s focus on M&A growth in London.

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