Freshfields heavyweight Adrian Maguire exits for Kirkland
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has departed from the firm to join Kirkland & Ellis.
Maguire is known as a private equity star in the City, and has spent the last two decades at Freshfields, where he began his career. The move follows that of David Higgins, who also recently left Freshfields for Kirkland.
US-based Kirkland recently became the world’s highest grossing firm as turnover reached $3.165bn.