Dechert strengthens UK corporate and securities practice with hire of former Ashurst partner

March 30, 2010 US firm Dechert has announced the appointment of former Ashurst partner Jonathan Angell to its corporate and securities practice in London.

This hire takes the headcount of the London arm of the partnership to 32.

Dechert UK corporate and securities practice head James Croock commented: '[Angell's] extensive private equity experience will boost our practice in this area, while his energy expertise offers great synergies with our newly-opened Russian practice. This is a very positive development for the firm and highlights our commitment to expanding our European corporate practice.'

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