DLA and Freshfields hire Brexit specialists

March 29, 2017 In the wake of Britain’s decision to trigger article 50 today, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and DLA Piper have announced new hires who will focus on Brexit matters.

Freshfields’ new Brexit advisor is Jonathan Hill, who will join the firm as a senior adviser. Hill previously served as the UK’s European commissioner for financial stability, financial services and capital markets union. DLA has hired Paul Hardy, who will join as lead Brexit specialist and legal director. Hardy previously worked for the House of Lords as an EU legal adviser.

The new hires at each firm will advise clients on matters relating to Brexit as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

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