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Kirkland & Ellis is setting up an Asian private equity funds practice with the relocation of two partners -- London partner Justin Dolling and New York partner Albert Cho -- to Hong Kong.
DLA Piper has lost the head of its Italian private equity practice, Davide Proverbio, to City rival Norton Rose. Proverbio, who was recruited by DLA Piper from local M&A and private equity boutique Pedersoli in 2004,
Dubai-based private equity firm Abraaj Capital has bolstered its team with the hire of two lawyers, Andrew Chvatal and Darius Jannat, from the New York office of Simpson Thacher. This follows on from the hire of Pervez
Kenju Watanabe, formerly of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined Paul Hastings as partner in the Tokyo office. Watanabe's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, and joint venture
Private equity powerhouse Blackstone Group has called in Gleiss Lutz to advise it on a major German wind energy partnership with Windland Energieerzeugung.
Lovells has promoted 18 associates to its partnership, a significant drop on last year's bumper crop of 31. The year before that the firm promoted 18. As with most City firms this year, Lovells has spread its promotions
Morgan Lewis & Bockius has strengthened its Paris arm with the hire of Debevoise & Plimpton local private equity and fund formation head Ann Baker. Baker, who was an international counsel at Debevoise, becomes the
Kirkland & Ellis private equity partner Raymond McKeeve is set to join client and property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz as an investment professional in mid-April. Tchenguiz has been one of McKeeve's main clients for around
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been named Best Law Firm (Fund Formation) in North America by The Private Equity International Awards 2007, presented by Private Equity International magazine and PrivateEquityOnline.com. The
For the second year in a row, 460-lawyer Chicago firm Jenner & Block has axed equity partners. At least 10 partners have been told to give up their equity and some have been asked to leave. Last year, the firm stripped
US firm Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has boosted its Paris projects team with a four-lawyer raid on Ashurst. Paul Hastings has made Ashurst senior lawyers Pascal Cuche and Marc Lordonnois partners in its Paris
Private equity rainmaker Raymond McKeeve is to leave Kirkland & Ellis (K&S) in three months for an unknown destination, believed to be a role at a private equity house. McKeeve's surprise departure will be closely
Ropes & Gray and Proskauer Rose are exploring the possibility of setting up shop in Chicago next year in an effort to bring their private equity practices to a new market, according to sources familiar with the law