Pinsent Masons turns to Simmons for latest hire
Pinsent Masons has hired away Simmons & Simmons real estate finance partner Richard Hughes. He is expected to raise the firm's profile with respect to its real estate finance practice.
Hughes has experience advising borrowers as well as lenders that are active in the real estate industry, but also the energy, infrastructure and financial services industries.
The hire is indicative of the activity seen this year at the firm. Hughes is the lastest in a steady stream of partner hires throughout the year.
Pinsent Masons also experienced its share of attrition, as several partners departed the firm for greener pastures.