Latham & Watkins hires PE head from Clifford Chance

April 16, 2013 Latham & Watkins has hired the head of private equity from Clifford Chance. David Walker joins Latham’s London office.

Walker was a partner at Clifford Chance for ten years, with a practice that focuses on venture capital, fundraisings and M&A. The move will be a boon to Latham as Walker’s book of business includes the Carlyle Group and Equistone Partners.

Latham London managing partner Nick Cline said: "We are delighted at the prospect of David joining our team. His arrival marks another milestone in the expansion of our vibrant and growing London office, which is approaching 250 lawyers"

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