King & Spalding hires two litigation partners from Bird & Bird in London

March 14, 2012 King & Spalding has boosted its London disputes practice with the hire of two litigation partners from Bird & Bird.

Jane Player leaves a role as the joint head of Bird & Bird’s international dispute resolution practice to join King & Spalding along with fellow partner Sarah Walker. The new hires the number of partners in the US firm's London office to 15.

Player and Walker will work alongside arbitrator Tom Sprange, who recently joined the firm from Steptoe & Johnson, and will work cooperatively with the firm's international arbitration practice in Paris.


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